The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) recently announced Makers Madness, a brand new contest highlighting the innovative and diverse manufacturing sector in Illinois. In this bracket-style contest, you can vote for your favorite Illinois-made things every week.
Vote now through March 8th to get Decatur products into the First Round of the Top 16 Products. The list will then be narrowed to eight, and then narrowed to the Top 4 Coolest Products before announcing the champion on April 1st at a special ceremony in Springfield.
So, grab your foam finger and root for these Made in Decatur products:
- ADM’s Bio-based FDME – The Ultimate Plastic from a corn-based molecule
- Airfloat’s Aircaster – Easily move and position challenging loads on a film of air
- Caterpillar’s 797F Large Mining Truck
- Caterpillar’s Wheel Tractor-Scrapers
- Prairie Farms’ Ice Cream