Resources Type: Press Releases

LCP President & CEO Kevin Considine Named Titan 100

We are thrilled to announce that our president and CEO, Kevin Considine, has been named a TITAN 100 this year, making him one of only 100 CEOs and C-level executives in the Chicago region to receive the honor. Under Kevin’s leadership, LCP’s work has resulted in 4,340 new jobs, 4,738 retained jobs and $933 million in direct investment over the past 5 years. LCP’s impact is expected to surpass the $1 billion mark in early 2024. In addition to his incredible impact on economic development, Kevin has been instrumental in many important talent initiatives, and he played a pivotal role in Lake County’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy to fuel equitable, long-term growth and opportunity. The Titan 100 recognition is well deserved, and we thank TITAN 100 and Wipfli for the award.

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RealWheels Invests $6 Million to Expand & Create New Jobs

RealWheels Corporation joined local leaders and officials together in celebration of the advanced manufacturing company’s expansion at 3905 Route 173 in Zion, Illinois. RealWheels recently completed the move-in, following its renovation of the 65,000 sq. ft. facility to accommodate continued growth and new product development. What initially started as a DIY wheel cover project by Founder and President Jan Polka has developed into a thriving business with over a dozen U.S. patents, offering hundreds of products to customers around the world.

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Annual Big Event Returns to the Stage Better Than Ever

Lake County Partners’ signature annual breakfast, aptly named “The Big Event,” will once again bring together hundreds of business and civic leaders for a morning focused on continued collaboration and business growth. The morning will also mark the organization’s 25th anniversary of fueling economic development in Lake County, Illinois.

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Medline Cuts Ribbon on Largest Medical-Grade Distribution Facility in U.S.

We were thrilled to join local leaders at a ribbon cutting to celebrate Medline Industries, LP’s state-of-the-art, 1.4 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Grayslake. It is the largest medical-grade center of its kind in the U.S., and it will handle more than $1 billion in annual orders and create 700 new jobs. Medline has operated in Lake County for 50 years, and this investment reflects a commitment to further growth in the community – for that, we are grateful and offer our sincere congratulations and best wishes for a vibrant future.

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LCP Proudly Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the IEDC

We were thrilled to join local leaders at a ribbon cutting to celebrate Medline Industries, LP’s state-of-the-art, 1.4 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Grayslake. It is the largest medical-grade center of its kind in the U.S., and it will handle more than $1 billion in annual orders and create 700 new jobs. Medline has operated in Lake County for 50 years, and this investment reflects a commitment to further growth in the community – for that, we are grateful and offer our sincere congratulations and best wishes for a vibrant future.

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Belle Aire Creations Quadruples the Company’s Manufacturing Footprint in Lake County

We were thrilled to join local leaders at a ribbon cutting to celebrate Medline Industries, LP’s state-of-the-art, 1.4 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Grayslake. It is the largest medical-grade center of its kind in the U.S., and it will handle more than $1 billion in annual orders and create 700 new jobs. Medline has operated in Lake County for 50 years, and this investment reflects a commitment to further growth in the community – for that, we are grateful and offer our sincere congratulations and best wishes for a vibrant future.

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Mighty Hook Celebrates New HQ & Jobs in Waukegan

We were thrilled to join local leaders at a ribbon cutting to celebrate Medline Industries, LP’s state-of-the-art, 1.4 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Grayslake. It is the largest medical-grade center of its kind in the U.S., and it will handle more than $1 billion in annual orders and create 700 new jobs. Medline has operated in Lake County for 50 years, and this investment reflects a commitment to further growth in the community – for that, we are grateful and offer our sincere congratulations and best wishes for a vibrant future.

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Manufacturing Continues to Power Ahead in Lake County

We were thrilled to join local leaders at a ribbon cutting to celebrate Medline Industries, LP’s state-of-the-art, 1.4 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Grayslake. It is the largest medical-grade center of its kind in the U.S., and it will handle more than $1 billion in annual orders and create 700 new jobs. Medline has operated in Lake County for 50 years, and this investment reflects a commitment to further growth in the community – for that, we are grateful and offer our sincere congratulations and best wishes for a vibrant future.

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AZ Polymers Celebrates Groundbreaking in Gurnee

We were thrilled to join local leaders at a ribbon cutting to celebrate Medline Industries, LP’s state-of-the-art, 1.4 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Grayslake. It is the largest medical-grade center of its kind in the U.S., and it will handle more than $1 billion in annual orders and create 700 new jobs. Medline has operated in Lake County for 50 years, and this investment reflects a commitment to further growth in the community – for that, we are grateful and offer our sincere congratulations and best wishes for a vibrant future.

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Life Science Leaders Join Forces to Launch COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in Zion

We were thrilled to join local leaders at a ribbon cutting to celebrate Medline Industries, LP’s state-of-the-art, 1.4 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Grayslake. It is the largest medical-grade center of its kind in the U.S., and it will handle more than $1 billion in annual orders and create 700 new jobs. Medline has operated in Lake County for 50 years, and this investment reflects a commitment to further growth in the community – for that, we are grateful and offer our sincere congratulations and best wishes for a vibrant future.

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