TBIC Member

Contact

Lenora Fisher Director of Business Attraction
 

www.greaterpeoriaedc.org lfisher@greaterpeoriaedc.org 001-309-253-6010
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Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

Greater Peoria

Greater Possibilities in Greater Peoria

Greater Peoria, Illinois is a long term partner providing resources to make it easier to grow your business and industry. Our region is located in the middle of everywhere — three hours from Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis and within a day’s drive of half the country’s population. Greater Peoria is an intermodal hub, offering easy access to the country and the world via, road, river, rail and air. As a leader in manufacturing, healthcare, logistics and agribusiness, we know what it takes to achieve industry success. With a growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and skilled workforce, we are preparing our region to lead in the industries of the future. As a mid-size region, the cost of doing business is much lower than larger cities and provides a low cost of living. It is easy to grow here, with one-on-one support every step of the way.

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Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

Community Profile

Population

393,902

GDP per Capita

Workforce

194,106

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture / Agri-Tech / Agribusiness, Chemicals / Plastics / Advanced Materials, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma, Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics

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Greater Peoria Economic Development Council

Lenora Fisher Director of Business Attraction

www.greaterpeoriaedc.org lfisher@greaterpeoriaedc.org 001-309-253-6010

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
Evonik - RAG Stiftung (Germany) Industrial Chemicals 250
Nestle (Switzerland) Agriculture/Food 200
Lonza Group (Switzerland) Pharma/ Bio 95
4B Components (United Kingdom) Agriculture Manufacturing 40
ThyssenKrupp (Germany) Elevator Manufacturing 15