Economic Outlook Projections

4th Q 2019 ACTUAL

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   3 11%
Steady 18 67%
Steady Growth   6 22%
Rapid Growth   0   0%

89% showing actual Steady to Rapid growth

Declining represents 3 Manufacturing 

1st Q 2020 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   1   4%
Steady 22 81%
Steady Growth   4 15%
Rapid Growth   0    0%

96% projecting Steady to Rapid growth

Declining represents 1 Manufacturing

2nd Q 2020 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining    0   0%
Steady 20 74%
Steady Growth   7 26%
Rapid Growth   0   0%

100% showing actual Steady to Rapid growth

  • Those who have employees on layoff at this time – 1 or 4%; 96% DO NOT have anyone on layoff

  • Those who project layoffs in 1st Q and 2nd Q 2020 – 0 or 0%; 100% DO NOT project layoffs

  • Those who are or project hiring through 2nd Q 2020 – 20 or 74% DO project hiring

Responding employers are comprised of the following types of businesses:

Manufacturing 16 59%
Distribution   3 11%
Office/Service   2   7%
Healthcare   5 19%
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.  Blue Cross Blue Shield 

3.  Bunge

4.  Carle 

5.  CCMSI

6.  Central States Distribution Service

7.  Christie Clinic

8.  Danville District #118

9.  Danville Metal Stamping 

10.  Dawson Logistics 

11.  DynaChem

12.  Full-Fill

13. Master Guard 

14. McLane Midwest 

15.  Mervis

16.  OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart

17.  Quaker/Pepsico

18.  Silgan Containers

19.  SYGMA

20.  Teasdale Foods 

21.  TH Snyder

22.  thyssenkrupp Crankshaft 

23.  thyssenkrupp Presta

24. Trigard

25.  Veteran's Administration 

26.  Viscofan

27.  Watchfires Signs