Economic Outlook Projections

1st Q 2017 ACTUAL

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   1   3%
Steady 20 69%
Steady Growth   8 28%
Rapid Growth   0   0%

97% showing actual steady to rapid growth

2nd Q 2017 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   1    3%
Steady 20  69%
Steady Growth   8  28%
Rapid Growth   0    0%

97% projecting steady to rapid growth

3rd Q 2017 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   0   0%
Steady 21 72%
Steady Growth   8 28%
Rapid Growth   0   0%

100% projecting steady to steady growth

  • Those who have employees on layoff at this time – 0 or 0%; 100% DO NOT have anyone on layoff

  • Those who project layoffs in 2nd and 3rd quarters – 1 or 3%; 97% DO NOT project layoffs

  • Those who are or project hiring through 3rd Q 2017 – 21 or 72% DO project hiring

Responding employers are comprised of the following types of businesses:

Manufacturing 16 56%
Distribution   3 10%
Office/Service   3 10%
Healthcare   6 21%
Education   1   3%
 

Surveyed employers in aggregate employ 11,000+ at this time (represents approx. 1/3 of current, total labor force)

1. Automation International
2. AutoZone
3. Blue Cross/Blue Shield
4. Bunge Milling
5. Carle Physicians Group
6. CCMSI
7. Christie Clinic 
8. Danville School District #118
9. Danville Metal Stamping 
10. Danville Polyclinic 
11. Dawson Logistics
12. DynaChem
13. Flex-N-Gate
14. Full-Fill Industries, LLC
15. Genpact
16. KIK
17. Masterguard 
18. McLane Midwest 
19. Mervis Industries 
20. Presence USMC
21. Quaker/Pepsico
22. The Sygma Network 
23. TH Snyder
24. thyssenkrupp Crankshaft 
25. thyssenkrupp Presta 
26. Trigard
27. Veterans Admin. Illiana Health Care
28. Viscofan 
29. Watchfire