When you think of the engines of the Illinois economy most people think of finance, insurance, and real estate. Manufacturing usually isn’t an industry that comes to mind.
As one of the largest manufacturing states in the country, Illinois is a bona fide manufacturing mecca that has an exceptionally rich and diverse industrial history.
Our newest labor market app highlights just how prominent manufacturing is in IL and where all these manufacturing jobs are.
Our interactive manufacturing jobs app walks you through the top 15 manufacturing cities in IL. These manufacturing centers represent 164,000 jobs (28% of all IL manufacturing), are potent forces in their local economies, and help drive the Illinois and national economy forward.
The short video below gives an overview on how the app works and ways you can use it. Check it out now!