Rexnord Corporation building new aerospace facility in Illinois

Freeman Staff

Sept. 20, 2017

MILWAUKEE — A 248,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and Aerospace Headquarters will be built by Milwaukee-based Rexnord Corporation in Downers Grove, Illinois, according to an announcement Tuesday.

The project is expected to be completed by 2019.

“We are investing in a new facility on our existing site to support the growing needs of our customers,” said Jamie Quilter, Rexnord vice president and general manager — Aerospace, in a statement. “The new facility will provide upgraded technology and additional capacity — as well as provide our customers with an exciting experience and our associates with a unique collaborative and innovative environment.”

Working with Rexnord on the construction is the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation, as well as consulting firm Cushman & Wakefield.