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Faith Printing

Category:  Success Stories

Established in 1991, Faith Printing has been completing printing projects for the local community for over 20 years. With recent succes, their small town operation grew into owning a second location. Located at 880 S. Main St., the new location helps Faith Printing more easily reach their regular customers in...


Category:  Manufacturing

GFC started small and has developed its product into an internationally known brand. The Bale Band-It is an automatic small square bale packaging machine.  Taking small square bales directly from the baler, the Bale Band-It stacks the bales 3 high and 7 deep creating a 21 bale bundle that can...

Harpole’s Heartland Lodge Bring Over 20,000 People to the I-72 Corridor

Category:  Success Stories

Twenty-three years ago, Gary Harpole had a vision to help grow the economy in his family’s hometown of Nebo, Illinois. Having traveled abroad, he saw Western Illinois with fresh eyes, appreciating the incredible beauty and tranquility of the area. He knew that people would fall in love with Pike and...

The Soap Company Coffee House

Category:  Success Stories

Opened in June of 2014, and moved to a new location on March first of 2015, the Soap Co. Coffee House was recently featured as number 4 on the top 10 list of coffee shops in Illinois. Originally started as a place to buy both soap and coffee, the success...

Westermeyer Industries

Category:  Manufacturing

Gary Westermeyer founded Westermeyer Industries in 2001 at his home after spending many years in the component manufacturing sector of the air conditioning and refrigeration industry. The Westermeyer's then developed its manufacturing facility in their hometown of Bluffs, IL. More than just a supplier, Westermeyer Industries strives to be a component and accessory...

I 72 Opportunity Corridor 2 South Main Street Winchester, IL  62694
Phone 217.243.8765