Category: Business

Maywood Sells Land To Trucking Company For Redevelopment

Thursday, May 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 5:39 p.m.

Featured image: An architectural rendering of the proposed SMC Management trucking facility at 1001 S. St. Charles Rd. in Maywood. | Forza 

The former owner of one of the largest independent trucking companies in Chicago is starting another trucking company from scratch in Maywood on village-owned land that has been vacant for decades.

Continue reading “Maywood Sells Land To Trucking Company For Redevelopment”

Maywood Seeks To Expand Enterprise Zone To Include Bellwood, Broadview And Melrose Park

Saturday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Maywood officials are looking to join forces with Bellwood, Broadview, Melrose Park and Cook County in order to create the West Regional Enterprise Zone Collaborative — an expansion of the current Maywood Enterprise Zone that was created back in the late 1980s in order to bring new businesses into the village.

Continue reading “Maywood Seeks To Expand Enterprise Zone To Include Bellwood, Broadview And Melrose Park”

Navistar To Cut 37 More Jobs Than Planned At Melrose Park Plant

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: International trucks, a brand of Navistar. | Callie Lipkin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Navistar, the international truck and engine corporation based in Lisle, announced last August that it would stop producing engines at its Melrose Park location. Back then, company officials estimated that the move meant that 170 employees would be laid off.

Continue reading “Navistar To Cut 37 More Jobs Than Planned At Melrose Park Plant”

Manufacturing Facility Relocates From Broadview To Hillside

Monday, April 23, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Belden Universal’s new manufacturing facility in Hillside. | Courtesy Belden Universal 

A leading maker of universal joints and specialized mechanical products recently announced that it had completed the process of moving its headquarters from Broadview to Hillside.

Continue reading “Manufacturing Facility Relocates From Broadview To Hillside”

Ferrara Candy To Host May 2 Hiring Fair For Jobs At Bellwood Plant

Friday, April 20, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Ferrara Candy workers at a plant in Forest Park. | Forest Park Review File

Ferrara Candy, the company that produces brands such as Chuckles, Lemonheads and Boston Baked Beans, will host a hiring fair on Wednesday, May 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at SERCO (Southwest Suburban Cook County American Job Center), 7222 W. Cermak Road, Suite 301, in North Riverside.

Continue reading “Ferrara Candy To Host May 2 Hiring Fair For Jobs At Bellwood Plant”

New Authentic Taco Restaurant Opens In Maywood

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Miguel Magallanes, the owner of Magallanes Tacos in Maywood. | VFP

Miguel Magallanes and his family-owned taqueria was a hit among attendees at Maywood Fest last year.

Now, the family is hoping to leverage that success with their own brick-and-mortar storefront, which opened about a month ago at 620 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood.

Continue reading “New Authentic Taco Restaurant Opens In Maywood”