Industry Profiles

Champaign County has a diverse mix of industry due to strong logistics assets, interstate 57, 74 and 72, Rail access through CN and Norfolk Southern – two major north-south and east-west carriers, access to 78 million consumers within an eight hour driving radius; strong educational assets including the University of Illinois (ranked 25th among 500 major universities world-wide), Parkland College and strong K-12 educational options; a strong healthcare system with hospital service ranked among the state’s “Top 15 Hospitals – 2016” by US News and World Report; and some of the most fertile land in the nation producing over $310 million of agricultural product annually.

Key industries
Manufacturing and Distribution
Medical and Biotech
Technology – IT and Engineering
Professional Services and Back Office

Full 21 Industry Table
Industry_Table 2016

Local Fortune 500 Companies
Kraft Foods, Inc.
Supervalu
FedEx Ground
State Farm Insurance Company
Caterpillar
John Deere
Yahoo!
Abbott Laboratories
Archer Daniels Midland
Monsanto Genetics Corporation
Frito Lay, Inc. (PepsiCo)
Rockwell Automation
PNC Bank
Ameren
AT&T
Comcast
J.P. Morgan Chase & Company
Wells Fargo Insurance Services, Inc.
United Parcel Service