Since 1967, the Calumet Area Industrial Commission (CAIC) has worked with the industrial companies in the Greater Calumet Area, including the City of Chicago, South Suburban Cook County and Northwest Indiana. As a 501(c)3 not-for-profit economic development organization, our mission is to lead the industrial expansion and retention efforts in this region. To fulfill our mission, our programs and service are focused on the following areas:
- Industrial Advocacy, including linking companies to Economic Development Resources
- Networking & Business Forum Events
- Workforce Training & Education
The CAIC advocates many of the concerns affecting industry and manufacturing in our area. We have a membership of over 130 companies and service providers, representing over 8,000 employees, in manufacturing, transportation & logistics, human resources, health care, finance and higher education. As your representative, we do our part in promoting the overall Calumet Corridor and its great development opportunities.