The city of Kankakee is poised for growth. Just 55 miles south of Chicago, Kankakee is uniquely positioned outside of the urban congestion.

Transportation infrastructure, natural resources and utilities in addition to available land and a ready workforce are all factors that help make Kankakee an ideal location to thrive.

Plasma Custom

  • Armstrong World Industries
  • IKO Midwest Inc. 
  • Electron Beam Technologies Inc.
  • Heartland Harvest
  • Ring Container Technologies
  • Valspar Corporation
  • Hostmann-Steinberg
  • Dow Chemical
  • Sun Chemical Corporation
  • Del Monte Fresh Produce Company
  • J.R. Short Milling
  • BASF
  • Millipore (Merk)
  • West Labs
  • Exel/WD-40
  • JR Edwards Brushes & Rollers

power linesElectricity...............................................ComEd

Natural Gas............................................NICOR

Wastewater............................................Kankakee River Metro Agency

Local Telephone...................................AT&T

Water........................................................Aqua Illinois

Fiber Optic Connectivity....................Fabulous Fiber*

*Fabulous Fiber LLC Broadband service offerings will enhance Internet technologies for the downtown area of the City of Kankakee. Fiber speed is symmetrical with a base speed offering on the backbone network of 10 MB.

admin

 

 Kankakee......................95.6

Chicago.....................................115.8
Peoria.........................................99.6
Joliet - Will County.................97.1
Champaign-Urbana..............96.6

Source: Cost of Living Index (COLI) produced by C2ER (Council for Community and Economic Research)


Highway Access:

Interstate 57 - (2 Kankakee Exits)

Interstate 80 - (35 miles)

Interstate-55 - (32 miles)

Interstate 65 - (33 miles)

Interstate 74 - (74 miles)

 

Rail:

CN - Canadian National

CSXT - CSX Transportation

NS - Norfolk Southern

Airports:

Greater Kankakee Airport, 6,000 ft. runway
Midway International Airport (51 miles)
O'Hare International (76 miles)