Business of the Year Award
- CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2020 WINNERS!
- Under 50 Employees- Alianza Hispana
- Over 50 Employees- Jabil Packaging Solutions
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This award honors contributions made by Hanover Park businesses benefiting the community. The Economic Development Committee judged the entries and chose the winners. The nominated businesses were judged in the following categories including, but not limited to:
Alianza Hispana is a family-owned and operated company that specializes in income tax preparation, travel services, translations, and other financial related services.
Owner Elia Rodriguez’s community involvement includes volunteering with Census 2020, business outreach on behalf the of Village, making business well-check calls during the pandemic, presenting at the Village’s Annual Small Business Forum, and she recently finished a two-year term as president of the Northwest Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Alianza Hispana celebrated their 20th anniversary in business last year and plans to continue serving the community with their business philosophy of loyalty, dedication and service.
Pictured: Elia Rodriguez (Owner – Alianza Hispana), Mayor Craig, Director Shubhra Govind and EDC Chair Gail Tobin
Jabil Packaging Solutions has been in Hanover Park since 2006 and specializes in plastic packaging components such as caps, lids and spouts to plastic containers, as well as other familiar products. (Tide, Snuggle, Pampers, Huggies, WD-40, Q-tips, are just some of the products/brands that Jabil manufactures some component for.)
Jabil grew from 50 to 210 employees in Hanover Park and now has 2 locations – one in the Turnberry Business Park, and the other in the Hanover Corporate business park off of Schick Rd. They hope to expand even more, given their constant and continued growth.
Jabil was on Newsweek’s 2020 America’s Most Responsible Companies list. They use robotics and automation, and sustainable packaging. Jabil values their diverse workforce and celebrates all employees by recognizing birthdays and work anniversaries, and recently hired 40 employees from within this region.
Jabil has been active in the community for many years, participating in Habitat for Humanity and Toys for Tots, along with supporting local food banks.
Pictured: Brian Charles (Senior Operations Director-Jabil), Tess Records (Jabil), Mayor Craig, Director Shubhra Govind and EDC Chair Gail Tobin