FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 8, 2023
Illinois Manufacturers’ Association Celebrates Announcement of Electric Vehicle Battery Producer to Open Factory in Manteno
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) issued the following statement regarding the announcement that electric vehicle battery producer Gotion plans to open a factory in Manteno:
“Today’s announcement builds on our state’s long history of auto manufacturing, and we are thrilled to welcome Gotion to Illinois as we work diligently to create an ecosystem that supports our growing electric vehicle sector,” said Mark Denzler, President & CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association. “We are proud to have partnered with Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to put in place legislation to help bring these businesses to Illinois, and we look forward to the continued success of this important industry.”
About the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA)
The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association is the only statewide association dedicated exclusively to advocating, promoting and strengthening the manufacturing sector in Illinois. The IMA is the oldest and largest state manufacturing trade association in the United States, representing nearly 4,000 companies and facilities. For more information, please visit http://ima-net.org/.
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