New Unytite Plant
We are pleased to announce construction of a new Unytite plant in LaSalle, which will be located in the northwest part of the City, on Civic Road immediately west of the Flying J plaza. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday, May 7, 2014, with representatives from Unytite, including Yuji "OJ" Ozeki, Executive VP; Atsushi Hashimoto, Sales Manager/Director; and Chuck Hundley, General Manager. Mayor Jeff Grove and all 8 Aldermen were also present. The estimated $11M project will result in a 120,000 square foot facility, which is expected to be fully operational by this time next year, and will keep 22 jobs within the Illinois Valley. For more details, read the NewsTribune article.