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2019 FTZ #176 Annual Meeting

Attend the first annual FTZ #176 annual meeting at the Greater Rockford Airport Authority on September 17th. Learn about the Foreign-Trade Zone program and how it can help you reduce cost and mitigate risk for your global supply chain. Click here to register! September 17, 20194:00 – 6:30pmGreater Rockford Airport Authority60 Airport Dr., Rockford, IL […]

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Zethmayr Affiliates with Cawley Chicago to Offer Real-Estate Brokerage Services

Zethmayr adds real-estate brokerage to client services; Cawley expands geographic reach and enhances site selection and incentive negotiation services Rockford and Oakbrook, IL (July 8, 2019) – Zethmayr LLC, a site selection and incentive negotiation services firm headquartered in Rockford, IL is now an affiliate of Cawley Chicago, a group of highly experienced real-estate brokers […]

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Carrie Zethmayr honored as 2019 Woman Business Leader of Tomorrow

June 20, 2019 The Rockford Chamber of Commerce honored Carrie Zethmayr, President and Partner of Zethmayr LLC as the “2019 Woman Business Leader of Tomorrow” at its annual Women in Business Expo & Luncheon in Rockford, Illinois.

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TOP FIVE REASONS TO BECOME AN FTZ

February 8, 2019Carrie Zethmayr Manufacturers in Northern Illinois can now apply to become a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) or subzone through the Greater Rockford Airport Authority. An FTZ site is a specific geographic area, typically an industrial building that is considered to be outside of U.S. Customs Territory. It helps reduce the cost of manufacturing, […]

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Case Study: Alfagomma S.p.A.

Learn how Zethmayr secured $2.8 Million in financial incentives for Alfagomma S.p.A.’s expansion in 2018. COMPANY OVERVIEWAlfagomma is a global leading manufacturer of hydraulic and industrial fluid handling systems with 3,600 people employed around the world and over $500 Million in annual revenue, headquartered in Italy. PROJECTIn 2018, Alfagomma was seeking a 100 – 150k […]

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Advisory: EDGE Tax Credit Deadline

January 7, 2019 Companies with EDGE Tax Credit Agreements with the State of Illinois have several annual reporting requirements, with some reports due within the first quarter of the year. Required reports include: Vendor Diversity/Sexual Harassment Policy Reporting Corporate Accountability Annual Tax Credit Application (due within 45 or 90 days of your fiscal year-end) The […]

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INCENTIVES SPOTLIGHT: PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENTS

Article Featured in Midwest Manufactured Magazine November 2018 Most incentives today come in the form of tax credits, exemptions, abatements, low-interest financing or infrastructure improvements. In this article, we highlight Property Tax Abatements, how they work, and how you can determine whether it makes sense to pursue for your expansion. Property Tax Abatements If you […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Zethmayr Partners with Imperien to Offer Comprehensive Facilities Planning Services

Flexible Services Allow Clients to Focus on Running Their Business October 23, 2018 For more information Colin Simpson 815-988-7970 ROCKFORD, IL – Colin Simpson, P.E., launched Imperien LLC to help companies across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin expand existing or build new facilities. Imperien’s construction management services offer alternative delivery methods, such as design-build, to […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Greater Rockford Airport Authority and Zethmayr Partner to Help Companies Optimize Supply Chains using Foreign Trade Zone

As partners, Zethmayr will administer the airport’s Foreign Trade Zone program, focused on helping companies operate more efficient international supply chains September 17, 2018 For more information, contact: Karli Smith – 815-985-4129 ksmith@chartwell-agency.com ROCKFORD, Ill. (Sept. 17, 2018) –The Greater Rockford Airport Authority Board (GRAA) signed a contract with Zethmayr LLC to administer Foreign Trade […]

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Incentives Available in the Midwest

Research compiled by Zethmayr featured in Midwest Manufactured magazine Carrie Zethmayr, President, Zethmayr LLC August 13, 2018 Most incentives today come in the form of tax credits, exemptions, abatements, low-interest financing or infrastructure improvements. Cash grants are rare, but look for a refundable or transferable tax credit that can be either monetized through sale of […]

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