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Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Beardstown Chamber of Commerce
About Company   Beardstown, IL  

Beardstown Chamber of Commerce


The Beardstown Chamber of Commerce represents a membership of 78 businesses in a town of approximately 6000 people. We represent Cargill, Illinois' largest pork producing plant, which is Beardstown's largest employer. Evergreen Industrial park houses several plants one of which produces card board products.


Beardstown has rail and water access. Also, in the near future, the changes to Route 67 will be finished and we can then boast of a 4 lane highway.



78 businesses in town

Contact Information:

Kimberly Hance




From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people. 

IMEC, along with our strategic partners, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have launched this on-line resource to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them. In towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.