Economic Outlook Projections

2nd Q 2018 ACTUAL

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   2   6%
Steady 17 55%
Steady Growth 11 36%
Rapid Growth   1   3%

94% showing actual Steady to Rapid growth

3rd Q 2018 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   2   6%
Steady 19  61%
Steady Growth 10  33%
Rapid Growth   0    0%

94% projecting Steady to Rapid growth

4th Q 2018 Projections

Sales/business Volume Status Actual # of Businesses responding % of Businesses responding
Declining   1   3%
Steady 22 71%
Steady Growth   8 26%
Rapid Growth   0   0%

97% 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 – 0 or 0%; 100% DO NOT project layoffs

  • Those who are or project hiring through 4th quarter 2018 – 24 or 81% DO project hiring

Responding employers are comprised of the following types of businesses:

Manufacturing 17 55%
Distribution   4 13%
Office/Service   3 10%
Healthcare   6 19%
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.  Central States Distribution Service

8.  Christie Clinic

9.  Danville District #118

10.  Danville Metal Stamping

11.  Danville Polyclinic

12.  Dawson Logistics

13.  DynaChem

14.  Flex-N-Gate

15.  Full-Fill

16.  Genpact

17.  Hyster-Yale

18.  KIK

19.  MasterGuard

20.  McLane Midwest

21.  Mervis Industries

22.  OSF HealthCare

23.  Quaker/Pepsico

24.  Sygma

25.  TH Snyder

26.  thyssenkrupp Crankshaft

27.  thyssenkrupp Presta

28.  Trigard

29.  VA Illiana Healthcare

30.  Viscofan

31.  Watchfire