Industry Clusters in McHenry County
Leading clusters in McHenry County indicate a diverse economy from manufacturing to professional services and biotechnology. Medical products/devices and plastics manufacturing stand out.
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Clusters consist of a group of interdependent firms that are linked through the buyer-supplier relationship, share common resources and technologies, depend on similar labor pool and institutions, and rely on special infrastructure.
- McHenry County has strengths in Advanced Materials, Biotech & Biomed, and Business & Financial Services
- Important growth in Chemicals and Printing & Publishing
- Data indicates growth in the strengths of current companies and specializations
- EDC will continue to identify links and networks within clusters to firms, workforce, and education to build off current and new initiatives.