Major Employers


The greater Channahon area is home to a wide variety of businesses, which provide quality employment opportunities for our residents. This list of major employers includes businesses located within the Village as well as those within the surrounding area.

Provena St. Joseph Medical Center Hospital 2,400
Caterpillar Heavy Equipment Components Manufacturer 2,000
Empress Casino Riverboat Gaming 1,675
Joliet Junior College Community College 710
Lyondell Chemical Manufacturer 575
ExxonMobil Oil Refinery 560
Stepan Company Chemical Manufacturer 400
Ecolab, Inc. Cleaning Compounds Manufacturer 400
BP Amoco Chemical Chemical Manufacturer 350
Alcoa Engineered Products Aluminum Extrusions 250
Smurfit-Stone Container Shipping Box Manufacturer 180
BASF Corp. Polystyrene Manufacturer 150
Akzo Nobel Chemicals Industrial Chemicals Manufacturer 135
Loders Croklaan Edible Oils and Emulsifiers 125
Dow Chemical Co. Chemical Manufacturer 120
Romar Cabinet and Top Co. Cabinet Manufacturer 85
Aux Sable Liquid Products Gas Fractionation Plant 60
MetalStamp Metal and Electronic Stampings 42
Northern Illinois Steel Steel Warehousing and Processing 40
Packard Transport Truck Transport Services 40
ComEd Service Center 31
Coleman Chemical Chemical Warehouse/Distribution 30
A & R Transport Intermodal Transportation Services 26