Rep. Welter welcomes General Mills new distribution center to Wilmington

State Representative David Welter joined Governor Bruce Rauner, State Senator Sue Rezin and local officials in Wilmington at the ribbon cutting for General Mills’ expansive new 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center, which is expected to add up to 150 new jobs and achieve LEED silver certification.

As the newest addition to Will County’s sprawling 2,500-acre RidgePort Logistics Center, General Mills will ship cereals, snacks and other products to destinations across the U.S., furthering Illinois’ position as the nation’s logistics and distribution hub.