Illinois loses manufacturing jobs to Tennessee

By Crain's Chicago Business

Jul 16, 2015

Manufacturing company De-Sta-Co, which makes a range of automation and productivity equipment, plans to close its facility in Wheeling, IL, and transfer 100 jobs to a facotry outside of Nashville, TN.

The loss of jobs in the suburb is the latest example of a manufacturer leaving Illinois. Despite some companies expanding here, other manufacturers have shifted production to places like Indiana and Wisconsin, lured by big incentive packages and chasing lower operating costs.

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