The Illinois Chamber of Commerce teamed up with the Illinois Economic Development Association (IEDA) to present the 8th annual Economic Development in Illinois awards – the Edies!
The Edies honor those who imagine, design, invest, build and bring jobs, growth and prosperity to Illinois communities.
Sunstar Americas used $55 million in private investment and $2.5 million in public investment to build a new, 302,000 square foot manufacturing facility which will be the Sunstar America's North American Headquarters. This project created nearly 250 construction jobs, and added 30 jobs to the headquarters' 300 jobs that were moved from Sunstar's Previous Chicago location. With Sunstar's investment, vacant land became a major landmark in Schaumburg which will generate more than $1 million in property tax income for the village, in addition to revenue generated as people from all over the world visit the headquarters. Sunstar Americas, Inc. is a member of the globally-trusted Sunstar group of companies that manufacturers and markets under the GUM*, Butler* and GuIdor* brands. its been in operation since 1932. Sunstar Americas currently has seven facilities in five countries. It also manufactures health and beauty items as well as motorcycle parts.
To learn more about the EDIE awards, click here.
Posted on Jun, 14
by Lisa Gilbert filed under