1. Lake County Welcomes Caterpillar to New Deerfield Headquarters

    Caterpillar announced that it has selected Deerfield, Illinois as home to its new corporate headquarters! Caterpillar, a Dow Jones 30 company, joins 11 other Fortune 500 companies that call Lake County home. Read News Release
  2. Lake County Launches New Integrated Permit and Inspection System

    Check out our new and improved permit and inspection system! This new technology improves inter-departmental efficiencies, enhances customer service, improves communication, and reduces the amount of time it takes for permits and inspections. Find Out More...
  3. Celebrate National Volunteer Week

    Volunteers who lend their time, talent and voice show they care about their community and can inspire others to take action and create change. Lake County offers many ways that you can contribute your time and help make a difference. Check out these volunteer opportunities...
  4. Recycle First, Trash Last

    If you’re starting your spring cleaning, think recycle first, trash last. The Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) offers many options to recycle your shoes, clothing and textiles and household chemicals. Read on...
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Lake County Welcomes Caterpillar


Caterpillar has selected Deerfield as home to its new corporate headquarters. The move adds high quality jobs and a new global brand to Lake County’s bustling economy. Watch this video as County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor speaks with Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal and Lake County Partners President Kevin Considine to welcome Caterpillar to Lake County and discusses working together to ensure that the transition is smooth and successful.