Highland Illinois has a long history of entrepreneurship with the development of several homegrown industries that turned into major companies. Highland desires to attract clean, environmental minded corporations, including manufacturing, distribution, back office/call centers, and research/development and technical services.
The city has a plentiful supply of reliable electric at low costs and also a high speed fiber network available. Wages are competitive and there is an abundance of quality and experienced labor to pull from.
In addition to the industries located in Highland, there are several major industries close to Highland that provide significant supplies and services, as well as potential avenues for you to sell your products and services.
- Scott Air Force Base – O’Fallon/Shiloh
- Steel Mill – Granite City
- Oil Refineries – Roxanna/Wood River
- Prairie States Energy Campus – Lively Grove
For more information contact:
Mark Latham, City Manager