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Who We Are

OVERVIEW

WORKFORCE AND EDUCATION

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

HEALTH & WELLNESS

VISITOR BASED ECONOMY

Manufacturing Pathways is a Consortium composed of manufacturers, educators, and community partners, who are collaborating to secure a talent pipeline of highly-skilled manufacturing employees.

To do so, the Consortium raises awareness of career opportunities within the industry; connecting with educators, students, and parents, and debunking outdated myths about the industry.

Consortium members are working to identify technical and employability skill gaps, and develop solutions. Additionally, the consortium engages in collaborative hiring practices, and provides a pathway to employment for non-traditional talent.

Recent News from ‘Resume McHenry County’

Deadline is looming for specialty crop grants of more than $783K

Nov 16, 2021

Advance McHenry County townhall meetings scheduled

Nov 9, 2021

Advance McHenry County webpage now open to applicants

Nov 2, 2021
2021 Nomination / Applications Now Open

Business Champion Awards

McHenry County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Business Champion Awards. In its thirteenth year, MCEDC will recognize outstanding companies who have made a positive impact on McHenry County’s economy and who adjusted their focus to helping the community combat the Pandemic.

It’s Not Too Much to Mask


Explore McHenry County

Strategically located on the Illinois/Wisconsin border, McHenry County lies in the center of the Chicago, Milwaukee and Rockford business triangle provding the transportation, labor and utility benefits of the Chicagoland region. WIth a solid financial structure, abundant open land and move-in ready business parks, McHenry County boasts an educated and skilled workforce to serve vibrant, innovative and expanding industries.

28 Communities

Algonquin
Barrington Hills
Bull Valley
Cary
Crystal Lake
Fox Lake
Fox River Grove
Greenwood
Harvard
Hebron
Holiday Hills
Huntley
Island Lake
Johnsburg
Lake in the Hills
Lakemoor
Lakewood
Marengo
McCullom Lake
McHenry
Oakwood Hills
Prairie Grove
Richmond
Ringwood
Spring Grove
Union
Woodstock
Wonder Lake

Companies Are Choosing McHenry County

Advanced Manufacturing

Agricultural

Chemical

Information Technology

Plastics

Contact Us!

Our team is ready to assist you with any business relocation or expansion need.

Jim McConoughey

President
309-657-5901

Jean Schober

Vice President
847-502-5047

James Sitko

Regional Project Director

815-893-0895 ext.3

Data Dashboard

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Stats & Facts

Look through our statistics & facts to see what truly makes the McHenry County, Illinois region unique.

Resource Library

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Big City Access with Small Town Benefits

Strategically located on the Illinois/Wisconsin border, McHenry County lies in the center of the Chicago, Milwaukee and Rockford business triangle providing the transportation, labor and utility benefits of the Chicagoland region. With a solid financial structure, abundant open land and move-in ready business parks, McHenry County boasts an educated and skilled workforce to serve vibrant, innovative and expanding industries.


About McHenry County


McHenry County is rich in resources for both business and residents. Close to world-class metropolitan areas, transportation, education, entertainment, and recreational activities, there is something for everyone.

620 Dakota Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 | ( 815) 893-0895
info@mcedc.com

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