Economic Development


Largest Employers in the River Bend Region

Wieland Rolled Products North America

East Alton IL
Employees: 878

Manufacturer & Distributor of copper and copper-alloy sheet, strip, plate, foil, rod and fabricated components (formerly Olin Brass)

Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery

Roxana IL
Employees: 835

Petroleum Refining

Alton Memorial Hospital

Alton IL
Employees: 832

Hospital services

Olin Corporation

East Alton IL
Employees: 816

Manufacturer of chlor alkali products and Winchester ammunition

Alton Community Unit School District #11

Alton and Godfrey IL
Employees: 806

Elementary and Secondary Education

OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony's Health Center

Alton IL
Employees: 733

Hospital services

GRP Mechanical Company, Inc.

East Alton IL
Employees: 650

Mechanical contractors

Lewis and Clark Community College

Godfrey IL
Employees: 641

Community College

Help at Home LLC

Wood River IL
Employees: 565

Home Health Care

West Star Aviation

East Alton IL
Employees: 540

Airframe and engine repair and maintenance, complete FBO for St. Louis Regional Airport