Arthur Illinois Bussinesses


Storefront in 1900Arthur has always been a great business town. From the first retail store in Arthur opened by J.W. Barrum in 1872, to the ongoing expansions by national manufacturers Schrock Cabinet Company,  C.H.I Industries, and others, business leaders have found reasons for wanting to locate or expand the business in Arthur!

Arthur is not a bedroom community! In fact, Arthur employs more than its total population with skilled workers traveling up to 75 miles for the good jobs offered here.

Arthur has a strong light indusrty base, including a number of larger industrial employers, as well as a large number of smaller businesses in all areas of manufacturing that provide many good jobs to local residents. Along with the strong industry, the are numerous support businesses an well as a vibrant retail community that supports both the local people and the many, many visitors each year who are attracted to Arthur to visit and shop across the local Amish community and the adjacent “Country” shops.

Look over some of the information we’ve cataloged here and then contact us for more information. You’ll be happy you looked at Arthur!