Alsip has a diverse economic base of business and industry. Alsip is home to companies ranging from family-owned businesses to national and international companies. Major employers in Alsip include Coca Cola Co., Crown Cork & Seal, Berry Plastics, Greif Containers, Anixter Inc., Griffith Labs, Futuremark Paper, New Process Steel, At Home America, Union Carbide and Prestone Products.
The village has a long history of being a pro-business community. The city officials recognize the importance of a strong business community. Alsip's location, workforce, availability of water and other utilities, combined with this pro-business attitude have attracted a large commercial and industrial tax base. This base provides real estate taxes for top-notch educational, recreational and municipal services to Alsip residents and business. Property owners enjoy lower tax rates than many of their neighbors in Worth Township and Cook County.
The Alsip Chamber of Commerce works with the Village of Alsip to promote, attract and retain commercial and industrial development by providing community data, economic development counseling, site information and information on local, county and state tax incentives.
The Alsip Chamber of Commerce has over 40 years of service in creating and protecting a healthy business environment in the Alsip area. With almost 300 members, the Chamber speaks with a strong and credible voice for business, industry and professionals. They maintain a healthy, positive relationship with local government officials.
The Alsip Industrial Association works to keep Alsip a viable location for industrial entities. Its main focus is the industrial and manufacturing segments of the community, and it maintains a continual relationship with the Chamber of Commerce and Alsip officials on behalf of Association members.
These business organizations, in conjunction with the mayor and Village Board, recognize the importance of businesses to Alsip and the contribution they make to the real estate tax base and employment in Alsip.