As you will see on the following pages of this Annual Report, the Jacksonville Region has had another good year! The Region gained 520 new jobs in 2015. The annual unemployment rate for Morgan County was 5.5% and for Scott County it was 6.8%, the lowest it’s been since 2007.
One of the largest gains in employment this past year came from Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), a business services center, located in Jacksonville.
They have added 200 plus new employees this past year. Other new and growing businesses in our Region include CCK Automations, Westermeyer Industries, Alsey Refractories, Envirovac, Pallet Repair Systems (PRS) the Maschhoffs, Cedarhurst, Safeco, Helena Chemical and TA Terminals.
Congratulations and thank you for investing in the Jacksonville Region.