Champaign County EDC New President and CEO Announced

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JULY 11, 2012   CHAMPAIGN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has selected Mike Kirchhoff as its new President/CEO.  Kirchhoff emerged as the top candidate following a six-month nationwide search and a comprehensive evaluation and interview process that included both CCEDC and community Read more »

Rantoul business incubator set to open

Article Source: The News-Gazette RANTOUL — The Rantoul Business Incubator will have its grand opening Thursday at the Rantoul Business Center, 601 S. Century Blvd. The event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with tours, demonstrations and refreshments. The incubator, which will offer free office space and services to businesses, is an affiliate of Read more »

Easton-Bell Sports Fact Sheets

Easton-Bell Sports Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. is a leading designer, developer and marketer of branded sports equipment, protective products and related accessories. The company markets and licenses products under such well-known brands as Easton, Bell, Giro, Riddell, and Blackburn. Easton-Bell Sports’ products incorporate leading technology and designs and are used by professional athletes and enthusiasts alike. Read more »

Easton-Bell Sports plans new distribution center in Rantoul, IL

June 26, 2012; (Rantoul, IL) — Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. – a leading designer, developer and marketer of innovative sports equipment and accessories under the Easton, Bell, Riddell and Giro brands – today announced plans to build a modern new distribution, assembly and shared services center in Rantoul, Illinois. The new center would be home to the Read more »

Easton-Bell Sports Distribution Site Simulation

The new center would be home to the company’s current 300 team members and serve as one of the company’s primary North American sites for assembling, distributing and servicing products from its market-leading sports brand portfolio. Easton-Bell Sports currently operates multiple manufacturing and distribution facilities in Rantoul. The new center would consolidate these facilities into Read more »