The Economic Development facet of the Community Development Department addresses such issues as the attraction of new businesses, both industrial and commercial, and the retention of businesses already located in Franklin Park.
In addition, the Director of the Community Development Department serves as staff liaison to the Economic Development Commission (EDC). The EDC reviews all economic development related programs and incentives including tax incentives offered through the Cook County 6b Program.
Large Businesses in Franklin Park
- A. M. Castle Metals
- Allied Die Casting Co. of Illinois
- American Rivet Co., Inc.
- American Standard Circuits, Inc.
- B-Mat, Inc.
- Belmont Plating Works, Inc.
- Bretford Manufacturing Inc.
- Chicago Hardware and Fixture Co.
- Clear Pack Co.
- Conway Import Co., Inc.
- Danzas AEI Inc.
- Dean Foods Company
- DHL International
- Eklind Tool Co.
- Empire Galvanizing/Valmont Coatings
- Ex-Cell Metal Products, Inc.
- Fresh Express
- Graphic Packaging Corporation
- Harbrook Tool & Manufacturing Co.
- Jewel Food Stores, Inc. #3257
- Life Fitness
- Mac Lean Power Systems
- Metal Box International, Inc.
- Nelsen Steel Co.
- Nestle Chocolate & Confection
- Partec Inc.
- Quality Lighting Inc.
- Se-Kure Controls, Inc.
- Sloan Valve Company
- Thule Inc.
- Transilwrap Co., Inc.
- Tukaiz, LLC
- U.S. Smokeless
- Uba Light Ochiabutor Inc.
- United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)