The Monroe County Economic Development Corporation (MCILEDC) aggressively pursues all avenues of opportunity, growth, and expansion to help new and existing businesses thrive and flourish in our great region. Here are a few comments from business we have worked closely with to maximize the strength of their businesses.

As America’s largest custom packager of polyurethane isocyanates, MOZEL Chemical Blending and Packaging (a division of EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc.) specializes in the delivery of a wide array of products to its broad customer base, which includes several Fortune 500 companies.

“We appreciate the level of commitment that the MCILEDC has shown toward the growth and improvement of our business and look forward to our partnership moving forward. It has been a pleasure and we appreciate everything the Corporation has done to this point.”
– Joe Antolik, Site Manager, MOZEL (a division of EMCO Chemical Distributors)

For over 55 years, MAR Graphics has been providing custom print and mailing services for clients in finance, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare and more. The company continues to see growth and success through expanding their line of print capabilities and a dedication to deliver the very best customer experience. Their central location makes servicing a customer base that reaches from coast to coast and into Canada, easy, convenient, and cost effective.

“With over 90% of the country’s population within a 2-3-day drive from our facility, we are truly in the heart of “The Heartland”. Couple a great location with resources of the Monroe County Economic Development Corporation and you have a ‘win-win’ for businesses looking to move or expand.”
-Rick Roever, President, MAR Graphics

Imo’s “St. Louis Style” Pizza has grown from a single location to over 100 locations across the Midwest. As the phenomena of the brand has expanded, so has their need for centralized production and distribution warehouse space as well as a reliable workforce.

“Our region has helped deliver on all our needs and then some. The help and response of the Monroe County Economic Development Corporation and the State of Illinois were key factors in why we expanded our facility in this region.”
-Randy Whelan, Operations Manager, Imo’s Pizza