Chicago-based Milton Industries signs three-year union agreement

Sept. 27, 2017
"Milton has been able to maintain our primary manufacturing facility in Chicago and continues to employ its 110 teammates," Milton CEO said.

Compressed air accessories and fitting manufacturer Milton Industries ( has executed a three-year contract with its organized labor force that outlines a win-win working partnership. Despite absorbing significant cost increases, primarily associated with the new City of Chicago ordinances, the management and labor teams have worked together to gain "meaningful production efficiency" and maintain production U.S.-made products. 

“With many major resellers sourcing products off-shore and most competitors closing their U.S. operations, Milton is one of the few remaining 'Made in U.S.A.' pneumatic accessory suppliers,” said Milton Industries, Inc. President and CEO, Greg Carlson. “We are proud of our team’s resilience and commitment to making quality, high performance, and the most durable products, by a great team, here in Chicago...a world-class city.”

“Milton has been able to maintain our primary manufacturing facility in Chicago and continues to employ its 110 teammates that contribute to our success,” says Carlson. The 125,000 square-foot production plant is located on the 4500 block of Cortland Street (near northwest side), Hermosa Park area. “Milton continues our commitment to products made in the U.S.A.”

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