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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Natural Choice Corporation
About Company   Rockford, IL

Natural Choice Corporation

Natural Choice Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of drinking water appliances, bottleless water coolers, and filtration equipment.

Founded in 1990 by James B. Knoll, Natural Choice has earned several patents and design awards for its innovative products. Our mission at Natural Choice is to provide a superior alternative to bottled water coolers and drinking fountains. Along the way, we aim to fundamentally change the way people view water quality.


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Bottleless water coolers, drinking water appliances, and filtration equipment

Contact Information:

Danielle Rundquist



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.