Economic Outlook Projections

1st Q 2019 ACTUAL

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   1   3%
Steady 23 77%
Steady Growth   6 20%
Rapid Growth   0   0%

97% showing actual Steady to Rapid growth

2nd Q 2019 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   0   0%
Steady 21  70%
Steady Growth   9  30%
Rapid Growth   0    0%

100% projecting Steady to Rapid growth

3rd Q 2019 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   0   0%
Steady 22 73%
Steady Growth   8 27%
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 1st and 2nd quarters – 1 or 3%; 97% DO NOT project layoffs

  • Those who are or project hiring through 2nd quarter 2019 – 26 or 87% DO project hiring

Responding employers are comprised of the following types of businesses:

Manufacturing 19 63%
Distribution   2   7%
Office/Service   3 10%
Healthcare   5 17%
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

5.  Carle

6.  CCMSI

7.  Christie Clinic 

8.  Danville District #118

9.  Danville Metal Stamping

10.  Dawson Logistics 

11.  DynaChem

12.  Flex-N-Gate 

13.  Full-Fill 

14.  Genpact

15.  Hyster-Yale 

16.  KIK

17.  Masterguard

18.  Mervis Industries

19.  OSF HealthCare

20.  Quaker/Pepsico 

21.  Silgan Containers

22.  Sygma

23.  Teasdale Foods 

24.  TH Snyder

25.  thyssenkrupp Crankshaft

26.  thyssenkrupp Presta 

27.  Trigard

28.  VA Illiana Healthcare

29.  Viscofan

30.  Watchfire Signs