Thursday, February 7, 2013
Mayor Martin Tully unveiled a new logo for businesses, non-profits and governmental bodies that touts Downers Grove's ranking in Forbes Magazine's "Top 10 Friendliest Towns in America."
Downers Grove has launched a new campaign to promote its recent recognition as one of the "friendliest towns in America." Mayor Martin Tully unveiled a new logo during his State of the Village address Tuesday night that promotes last year's Forbes Magazine article that ranked Downers Grove among "America's Friendliest Towns." The logo was a joint venture by the village, Downers Grove Park District,the Downtown Management Corporation and the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation. It can be used by local businesses, non-profit organizations and government bodies, according to village officials. “Many in the community agree that efforts designed to keep Downers Grove a great place to live, learn, work and play are important,” Tully …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Grundfos, the leading manufacturer of water pumps, will move into the Esplanade building at 2001 Butterfield Road this spring.
Grundfos, one of the world's leading manufacturers of water pumps, will move its North American headquarters to Downers Grove this spring. The Denmark-based company, which employs 20,000 people in 20 countries, will take over a suite in the Esplanade office building, located at 2001 Butterfield Road. Five or six employees will make the move this spring, but the office is expected to grow to 40 people over the next four years, according to Crain's Chicago Business. Jes Munk Hansen, CEO of Grundfos Americas, told Crain's he sees Chicago as stacking up with Singapore, Silicon Valley and Munich as a hub for innovation and technology—especially in the water industry. “Chicago has the platform to become one of the big water hubs in the world,” …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Flavorchem, 1528 Brook Drive, creates flavors, colors and fragrances used in the food and beverage industries.
Flavorchem—a company that creates flavors, colors and fragrances for food and beverages—recently opened a new, $8.5 million production facility, the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (DGEDC) announced Monday. The 40,000-square-foot facility is an expansion of Flavorchem's existing campus at 1528 Brook Drive. The campus includes the company's corporate headquarters, distribution and packaging centers, and the sales, customer services and marketing offices. "(We are) pleased to expand our campus in Downers Grove," said Flavorchem President Kenneth Malinowski in a release. "Our company has three core values: environment, workplace and community. We are dedicated to addressing these principles and embedding them in our daily …
Monday, October 22, 2012
The high-end, British auto manufacturer Aston Martin is set to open a new dealership at 217 Ogden Ave., pending the village's approval of a sales tax rebate agreement.