Illinois F.I.R.S.T. (Focused Industrial Retention Support Team)

Illinois F.I.R.S.T. brings together the resources of DCCEO, the North Business and Industrial Council, and others to identify and assist manufacturers interested in expanding, modernizing, relocating, training, retraining, or developing new technologies.

The public-private partnership provides information and technical assistance to the Northern Illinois industrial base in a way that promotes Illinois' positive business climate.