Category: Business

Workers At Broadview Manufacturing Plant Go On Strike

Friday, March 22, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Workers strike outside of Headly Manufacturing in Broadview. | Submitted photo

Workers at a manufacturing company in Broadview went on strike for an hour on Friday morning. The demonstration resulted in company officials locking the workers out, prompting the workers to file a federal complaint, according to a statement released by Arise Chicago, a workers’ rights organization.

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Truck Parking Lot In The Works In Melrose Park

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The warehouse in Melrose Park that will soon be demolished to make way for truck parking lot. | Google Earth

According to a report in the trade publication RE Journals, an industrial building at 2100 N. 15th Ave. in Melrose Park is in the process of being razed and replaced with a “new 12.5-acre overnight truck parking facility.”

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Bellwood Working On Bringing Industrial Park To Town

Sunday, March 10, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A large lot at 110 N. 25th Ave., part of which could be an industrial park. | Google Earth

The Village of Bellwood is working to bring an approximately 320,000-square-foot industrial park to the Bellwood portion of a large industrial lot located at 110 N. 25th Ave. The property spans both Bellwood and Melrose Park.

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