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Business and Industry

Dixon has a sizable and diversified industrial base. The community boasts a well-trained workforce and stable local industry. Government is Dixon’s largest industry, providing nearly 1,300 state jobs.

Lee County, the City of Dixon and local schools add nearly 950 more jobs in public sector employment. KSB Hospital and Raynor are Dixon’s largest private employers.

Raynor manufactures and distributes industrial, commercial and residential garage doors and openers around the world. Dixon is home to UPM Raflatac Inc., Spectrum Brands, Bay Valley, Bonnell Industries Inc., BorgWarner Inc., Dixon Direct, Do It Best, Donaldson Company and Plews, Inc.

The Dixon Area Chamber manages the Lee County Industrial Development Association to facilitate retention and recruitment activities for the county. The Lee County Enterprise Zone provides incentives to businesses locating in Dixon and in the LCIDA-industrial parks.

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