Economic Outlook Projections

1st Q 2018 ACTUAL

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   1   4%
Steady 15 63%
Steady Growth   8 33%
Rapid Growth   0   0%

96% showing actual Steady to Rapid growth

2nd Q 2018 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   0   0%
Steady 17  71%
Steady Growth   5  21%
Rapid Growth   2    8%

100% projecting Steady to Rapid growth

3rd Q 2018 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   0 0%
Steady 14 59%
Steady Growth   8 33%
Rapid Growth   2   8%

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 1st and 2nd quarters – 1 or 4%; 96% DO NOT project layoffs

  • Those who are or project hiring through 3rd quarter 2018 – 23 or 96% DO project hiring

Responding employers are comprised of the following types of businesses:

Manufacturing 13 54%
Distribution   3 13%
Office/Service   2   8%
Healthcare   5 21%
Education   1   4%
 

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. Dawson Logistics
11. DynaChem
12. Full Fill
13. Masterguard 
14. McLane Midwest 
15. Mervis Industries 
16. OSF HealthCare
17. Quaker/Pepsico
18. The Sygma Network 
19. TH Snyder
20. thyssenkrupp Crankshaft 
21. thyssenkrupp Presta  
22. Trigard
23. Veterans Admin. Illiana Health Care
24. Viscofan