Archer Daniels Midland Company
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 33,000 employees serving customers in more than 140 countries. ADM’s vast transportation network includes thousands of railcars, barges and trucks as well as 30 oceangoing vessels. These assets, along with more than 460 crop procurement locations and 300 ingredient manufacturing facilities, enable us to connect the harvest to the home and serve vital needs for food all over the world.
Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and 816,000 natural gas customers throughout central and southern Illinois. The company is implementing a 10-year, $3.5 billion plan to modernize the grid to improve reliability for residential, commercial, and industrial customers. These investments in advanced technology, including upgrades in the Decatur area, will be a valuable resource to aid the Midwest Inland Port in attracting new industries and jobs to the region. Ameren Illinois has added more than 800 employees and 1,200 Illinois-based contract workers since 2012 and employs more than 600 workers in the Decatur area.
Clayco is a full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firm that delivers clients around the world the highest quality solutions on time, on budget and above and beyond expectations. Clayco provides these solutions through our real estate services capabilities and our fully integrated subsidiaries: Forum Studio, an award-winning architecture and design firm, Concrete Strategies, the nation’s largest tilt-up concrete provider and Ventana, a building enclosure company that designs, supplies, and installs high performing curtain wall façade systems.
As an investor in the Midwest Inland Port Strategic Development Coalition the CN Is committed to fostering significant economic development through innovation. With one of the largest railroads in North America, CN’s 20,000 mile transcontinental rail network spans Canada from the Pacific to the Atlantic oceans, and reaches through Mid-America to the Gulf Coast. They move more than $250 billion worth of goods and 300 million tons of cargo safely and efficiently each year. CN is a true supply chain enabler built on a strong foundation of operational and service excellence with an end-to-end supply chain approach. They are focused on providing transportation solutions that help to make their customers more competitive in their own markets domestically and around the world.
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
To raise Illinois’ profile as a premier global business destination; and to provide a foundation for the economic prosperity of all Illinoisans, through coordination of business recruitment and retention, provision of essential capital to small businesses, investment in infrastructure and job training for a 21st century economy, and administration of state and federal grant programs.
Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur Memorial Hospital is devoted to Decatur. Our hospital’s success is critically linked to the economic well-being of the Decatur community. The Midwest Inland Port is a once in a lifetime opportunity for our community to leverage its unique logistics assets to further business and economic growth. We are proud to do our part in helping advance the success of this initiative.
As one of North America’s largest private railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX’s core capabilities range from providing management services to railroad and port services and to intermodal and industrial switching operations. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX.