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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Whiting Corporation
About Company   Monee, IL

Whiting Corp

Whiting Corporation, an ISO certified company, is a major manufacturer of custom designed overhead cranes for a wide range of process industries including the nuclear industry and lifting equipment for rail car maintenance shops. Core competencies include everything from design to installation with expert maintenance services for inspections, repairs breakdown service, modernizations, and a supplier of parts for all makes of cranes.


Some of Whiting's top products include:

• Portable body supports

• Drop tables

• Car products such as: electric hoists, fixed and moveable car jacks, intermodal car lift and jack systems.

• Crane products such as: crane parts, upgrade kits, bridge, electric, gantry, and overhead cranes.

• Train products such as: turntables, transfer tables, sanding facilities, dollies, and jacks.

• Truck products such as: repair hoists, and turntables.


Custom designed overhead cranes including car, train, and truck products.

Contact Information:

Melissa Markiewicz



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.