Funk Linko Inc.
CX(s) Applied: B1.31, B5.1
Location(s): Wheeling, Illinois
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity will provide $5,000,000 in Recovery Act funds to Funk Linko, Inc. (Funk) to purchase equipment that will assist three companies expand both the manufacture of energy efficient rail locomotives and components and the development and manufacture of wind components for the Illinois, national, and international markets. Funk is working with National Railway Equipment Co. (National) for the on-going development and production of energy efficient locomotives for Illinois, other states, and the world market. Funk is also working with Microtech to develop the Illinois small to medium wind market. They anticipate being part of a wind supply chain for the United States and global wind manufacturing.