I- 39 Logistics Corridor is a micropolis of communities
within a 10,000-square-mile stretch of land
due west of Chicago in the heart of the Midwest.
I- 39’s Manufacturing Resources Checklist
Skilled & Experienced Labor
More I- 39 workers are employed in manufacturing than in any other industry providing
experienced, skilled, stable, competitively priced and immediately productive
employees with an ingrained work ethic.
More than 75 universities, community colleges, and technical schools prepare and
cross-train workers for jobs in high-tech
Recognized for its supply-chain readiness, I- 39 is home to thousands of specialty component-parts manufacturers and
I- 39 supports many industries – transportation vehicles and equipment, agriculture
and food processing, metals, chemicals,
industrial machinery, etc.-- and attracts
diverse companies such as Chrysler, Del
Monte, 3M, Mitsubishi, ConAgra, Kraft
Foods, and Nippon Sharyo.
Six interstate highways intersect con-gestion-free and toll-free I- 39 providing
immediate access to all north/south and
Airports & Air Cargo
I- 39 has seven airports including the Chicago Rockford International Airport, the 18th
largest U.S. air cargo airport and home to
UPS’ sorting hub.
The corridor has over a hundred trucking,
storage and other transportation-service
companies and several driver training centers.
There is an abundance of warehouses on
stand-alone sites and in state-of-the-art
Throughout I- 39 is a multitude of reasonably priced land and building sites, many
of which are improved and shovel-ready.
Foreign-Trade Zone #176
This government program offers importers
benefits including duty deferral, reduction
I- 39 produces an abundance of energy
using hydroelectricity, natural gas, and
nuclear in addition to the alternative,
renewable energy of solar, geothermal,
biofuels, and wind.
Railroads & Intermodal
Six major rail lines traverse I- 39 including
the main lines of UP and BNSF. UP’s Global
Intermodal Facility processes arriving
trucks in less than a minute.
Incentives & Services
Tell us what you need to make your move
to I- 39, and we will assemble a highly
competitive manufacturing package,
designed specifically for your project.
Check us out. You’ll feel right at home.
I- 39 Logistics Corridor