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File #: 21-2739    Version: 1 Name: HONORING TERMICO TECHNOLOGIES WINNING THE “MAKERS MADNESS” CONTEST
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 4/14/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 4/15/2021 Final action: 4/15/2021
Title: A RESOLUTION HONORING TERMICO TECHNOLOGIES WINNING THE "MAKERS MADNESS" CONTEST WHEREAS, "Makers Madness" is presented by Comcast Business, the competition shines a light on Illinois' diverse manufacturing sector, which has played a critical role in the state and nation's response to the coronavirus pandemic; and WHEREAS, the contest looks to honor manufacturers. Manufacturers are developing life-saving vaccines and treatments, producing needed personal protective equipment, keeping store shelves stocked with important goods and nutritious foods, and powering our homes and businesses; and WHEREAS, this contest seeks to crown the title of The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois; and WHEREAS, Termico Technologies is located in Elk Grove Village in the 15th District of Cook County and created the Self-Regulating Traffic Signal Heater; and WHEREAS, the Self-Regulating Traffic Signal Heater uses conductive particles to heat traffic signals so they remain visible and free of ice and snow...
Sponsors: KEVIN B. MORRISON
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A RESOLUTION HONORING TERMICO TECHNOLOGIES WINNING THE "MAKERS MADNESS" CONTEST

WHEREAS, "Makers Madness" is presented by Comcast Business, the competition shines a light on Illinois' diverse manufacturing sector, which has played a critical role in the state and nation's response to the coronavirus pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the contest looks to honor manufacturers. Manufacturers are developing life-saving vaccines and treatments, producing needed personal protective equipment, keeping store shelves stocked with important goods and nutritious foods, and powering our homes and businesses; and

WHEREAS, this contest seeks to crown the title of The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois; and

WHEREAS, Termico Technologies is located in Elk Grove Village in the 15th District of Cook County and created the Self-Regulating Traffic Signal Heater; and

WHEREAS, the Self-Regulating Traffic Signal Heater uses conductive particles to heat traffic signals so they remain visible and free of ice and snow so traffic can safely navigate our roadways; and

WHEREAS, municipalities, counties, and departments of transportation around the country have transitioned away from traditional traffic signals to new LED versions, this innovative technology has become vital to protecting motorists and ensuring our transportation system continues to operate efficiently during winter weather; and

WHEREAS, voters chose the Self-Regulating Traffic Signal Heater from a field of 311 individual products initially nominated from across the state, with over 300,000 votes cast over the course of the competition; and

WHEREAS, the Illinois Manufacturers' Association hosted the virtual Makers Madness awards ceremony where Termico Technologies was honored; and

WHEREAS, as COVID-19 has been difficult for many residents and businesses and manufacturers have found new ways to step up to serve communities; and

WHEREAS, Termico Technologies and their innovative spirit and passion to bring new solutions to...

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