Lion Electric: A trailblazer in Illinois manufacturing
The future of transport is electric. That’s true not only for commuter cars and trucks, but for vehicles like school buses, too. And that electric future is being built right here in Illinois. Lion Electric’s new 900,000 sq-ft manufacturing facility is the largest of its kind in the U.S. Their all-electric buses and trucks will bring clean air and a sustainable economy to communities across the nation. Watch Lion Electric’s video to learn more about this innovative facility and how Illinois’ mix of skilled workers, robust infrastructure, and a compelling vision for the future is putting the state at the forefront of the electric revolution.
Why Illinois leads in logistics tech
Powerful trends like the continued rise of e-commerce and strained global supply chains underscore the need for innovation in the critical transportation, distribution, and logistics industry. Meanwhile, cutting-edge technology from software connection platforms to blockchain to drones is transforming how goods flow around the world and creating opportunity for early movers.
How Illinois is building a sunny future for solar manufacturing
When it comes to fighting climate change, Illinois is leading the way with one of the most ambitious plans in the country to reach 100% clean energy, while also laying the foundation for like-minded companies to thrive. The state’s legacy in manufacturing, combined with its booming market for solar installations, forward-thinking policies, unbeatable infrastructure, and highly skilled workforce offers solar manufacturers and suppliers exceptional opportunities for growth.
Why did hundreds of businesses move to Illinois last year?
Crain’s recent editorial assessing Illinois’ business competitiveness acknowledged many of the state’s leading attributes, including elite universities churning out a well-trained workforce; world-class cultural amenities in an affordable setting; and its location at the center of infrastructure that efficiently moves people and products. In response, Dan Seals, the head of Intersect Illinois, sheds more light on the great things happening in the state.
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