Manufacturing Businesses Considered Essential
Gov. Pritzker has announced a Stay at Home Order for the entire state of Illinois effective Saturday, March 21 at 5:00 pm and for the remainder of the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation, which currently extends through April 7, 2020.
The RAEDC has been working closely with local and state elected officials to ensure manufacturing is deemed an essential business.
The latest Executive Order from Gov. Pritzker has included what is considered essential business types.
Manufacture, distribution, and supply chain for critical products and industries. Manufacturing companies, distributors, and supply chain companies producing and supplying essential products and services in and for industries such as pharmaceutical, technology, biotechnology, healthcare, chemicals and sanitization, waste pickup and disposal, agriculture, food and beverage, transportation, energy, steel and steel products, petroleum and fuel, mining, construction, national defense, communications, as well as products used by other Essential Businesses and Operations.
Continue to take all necessary precautions; including washing your hands, maintaining 6 ft distance from others, and when possible stay home.
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