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Illinois Will County International Trade Summit

April 2, 2008

Austrian Trade Commission visits McDonald's Innovation Center, Chicago Tube & Iron Company and Nanophase Technologies

On March 19th the Austrian Trade Commission participated in the trade summit for the Chicago International Trade Commissioners Association in Will County, Illinois. The summit was organized by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Will County Center for Economic Development to promote economic growth in Illinois and attract new foreign investment to this region.

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) was one of the featured speakers at the luncheon held at Lewis University. Attendees of the one-day event also received a first-hand look at innovative new technologies featured at some of the state’s most enterprising companies in Will County - McDonald’s Innovation Center, Nanophase Technologies as well as Chicago Tube and Iron.

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