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Last Minute Holiday Ideas from the IMA

By December 15, 2021September 7th, 2023No Comments

2020 has been a very challenging and interesting year, especially for manufacturers. We are proud that our members have stepped up during a global pandemic and the resulting economic crisis to provide the medicines, vaccines and therapies, food, supplies, energy, and everything our nation needs to battle the virus and restore our economy. Thank you for all you and your employees are doing every single day.

Even amidst such challenges, with the holidays fast approaching, the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association would like to offer all our best for a happy, healthy, and prosperous season. Whether you have been naughty or nice, the IMA would like to offer a last-minute list of Made in Illinois ideas for that perfect gift for your family & friends or help with your holiday party.

Diageo: Crown Royal, Smirnoff Vodka, Captain Morgan Rum, Gordons Gin, and more

Beer Nuts: peanuts, pecans & other nuts, bar mix, party mix, barware, and apparel

C. Cretors & Company: popcorn machines, popcorn

Clyde’s Donuts: donuts

Eli’s Cheesecake: cheesecake

Ferrara Candy Company: Lemonheads, Redhots, Boston Baked Beans

Ferrero: Nutella, Tic Tacs, Fannie May, Butterfinger, Baby Ruth, Raisinets, Laffy Taffy, and Nestle Crunch

Fisher Nuts: over roasted nuts

Branding Iron: steaks and burgers

Home Run Inn: frozen pizza

The Kraft Heinz Company: Planters Nuts, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, and other delicious foods

The Libman Company: brooms and cleaning supplies for the holiday party

Mars Wrigley: Dove bars, M&Ms, Skittles, other candies

Mel-O-Cream: donuts

Mondelez International: Oreos, Philly Cream Cheese, Toblerone chocolate bars, Ritz crackers

Nielsen-Massey: vanilla and other flavorings

Rantoul Foods: pork products

Smithfield Foods: deli meats, hot dogs, bacon, ham, and more.

Solo Cups: cups, plates, and bowls

Tyson: Hillshire Farms meats

World’s Finest Chocolate: chocolate bars



Blistex: lip balm

Brunswick: boats

Bunn-O-Matic: coffee machines

First-Light USA: tactical lighting

Herff Jones: class rings, jewelry, yearbooks    

Horween: leather belts, glass cases, luggage

Kanata Blanket: blankets and towels

National Safety Apparel: apparel

Perma-Bound: books

Silkworm: custom shirts

Vista Outdoor: innovative outdoor products

Wahl Clipper: hair clippers and accessories

Dinger Bats: baseball bats

Litania Sports Group: track & field equipment, basketball and volleyball equipment

Radio Flyer: wagons, tricycles; scooters

Water Sports LLC: water soakers, cooler caddies, saucers, and pool toys

Airthings America: smart radon detectors

American Airlines: airline tickets

Caterpillar: clothing, footwear, scale models, apparel

Continental Tires: tires

Dadant & Company: beekeeping equipment

Ford Motor Company: cars & SUVs

John Deere: lawnmowers, Mini-Gator, generators, clothes

Masterbrand Cabinets: kitchen cabinets

Onken Inc: custom Fire Pit

Pedigree Ovens: Pet treats, dental chews, baked treats and biscuits

Stellantis: cars & SUVs

Suncast: home storage, outdoor storage, snow tools, home & garden

United Airlines: airline tickets

Weber-Stephens Products LLC: BBQ grills

Happy Holidays!

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