Press Releases

Second China Delegation A Success 01 November 2013

In October, a delegation of 19 citizens and business leaders from throughout Central Illinois, led by Morton EDC Business Development Director Kim Uhlig, visited Morton's Sister City, Tiantai, a...

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New Wine Bar Receives Support From Morton MicroGrant 01 November 2013

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Dorene Cain, Owner of Wines ‘N More, has been awarded a Morton MicroGrant to support the establi...

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Multi-Million Dollar Expansion Approved for Morton 25 October 2013

Morton, IL – Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Nelson Global Products, the parent company that owns Morton Industries and BSI, will expand in Morton, Illinois.&...

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Second Company from China Chooses Morton 01 October 2013

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Tianjin Baolai Precision Machinery Co., Ltd. will begin operations in Morton this January.  Their initial operations will be ho...

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Morton Rentals Receives MicroGrant for Expansion 01 October 2013

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Brad Kniep, Owner of Morton Rentals, has been awarded a Morton MicroGrant.  “Helping local ...

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Morton Businesses Who Recycle 01 September 2013

Our thanks to the following Morton Chamber Members who receive commercial recycling services from Grimm Brothers Trucking or Waste Management Services:

AGAPE COUNSELING
ALL SAIN...

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Morton EDC Board President Speaks at Plaza Meeting 01 August 2013

Comments by Morton EDC Board President Brad Braker
Village of Morton Town Hall Meeting to Discuss the Downtown Plaza
August 1, 2013 at Freedom Hall in Morton, IL

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Monsanto to Locate in Morton 01 May 2013

Last month Monsanto announced they would locate a new facility in Morton to accommodate the growing business of their newly acquired product, Precision Planting.  

“Precisio...

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Morton EDC Launches Commercial Recycling Campaign 01 April 2013

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced the latest initiative of A Greener Morton, a Single-Stream Recycling Campaign that encourages businesses to reduce the amount of waste th...

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So Chic Awarded MicroGrant for Expansion 01 April 2013

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that So Chic, a regional event planning company that located at 330 South Main in downtown Morton in May of 2011, was awarded a Morton Mi...

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