McHenry County is seeing some of the strongest manufacturing growth in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin.
According to census figures released in December 2010, manufacturing sales shot up nearly 35 % in McHenry County between 2002 and 2007, second -highest among Chicago's collar counties and just fourth amont 13 counties in northeasstern Illinois and southwestern Wisconsin.
McHenry County has a diverse manufacturing sector which accounts for nearly 25% of the county's earnings.
Local manufacturers have improved processes, installed new equipment and built business strategies for the future.
McHenry County EDC champions the interests of all McHenry County businesses and is a one-stop advocate for companies looking for a dynamic and supportive place to grow or relocate operations.