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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Char Crust, Inc.
About Company   Chicago, IL

Char Crust

Char Crust, Inc. makes premium dry-rub seasonings that are known for their trademark "Seals In The Juices". Made by the same family since 1957, Char Crust rubs come in many flavors and are sold to retail, foodservice and industrial channels. Factory is kosher certified by the cRc.


Top Products: Char Crust brand dry-rub seasonings, including national gold-metal winning Southwest Chipotle.

Special Capabilities: Dry-blending


Dry-rub Seasonings

Contact Information:

Susan Eriksen



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.