Success Stories

There’s no better convincing argument than seeing first-hand how a business in Pekin can take off. Whether you choose us as a headquarter location, an extension of a business you already have established elsewhere or the place to set up a small business, numerous Pekin businesses have success stories they can share. Look here often for news on business happenings in Pekin.

Big R

Big R - headquartered in Watseka, Illinois - opened its Pekin store in July of 2011. The retail store, which has been operating since 1965, took over the building most recently operated by Sears. Big R CEO Jerry Gibbs felt Pekin would be a good fit for their business model and type of retail store, and had been keeping his eye on the city since 2004. CFO Jerald Sherman worked with Maloof Realty, who facilitated in negotiating a deal with the property owner that fit Big R's budget. One quick photo call to City of Pekin's Leigh Ann Matthews and she quickly organized a meeting with all the correct officials present. The total end project cost over $5 millions to complete and created 50 jobs. Big R is a good business neighbor with supporting community youth activities, community organization and not for profit organizations.

Big R
3315 Court Street Pekin, IL 61554

Cuattro LLC

Cuattro was founded in 2007 by a leading team of digital radiography designers with a combined 30 years of experience in the digital imaging discipline. Uno, the revolutionary patented equine digital radiography product became, and remains, a foundational component of Cuattro. The same innovation and dedication to perfection embodied in Uno permeates every aspect of Cuattro.

Cuattro’s flat panel digital radiography systems improve efficiency and workflow, increase productivity and lower costs. Cuattro digital flat panel same-day retrofits, complete rooms and mobile digital X-ray systems, and cloud–based archiving and PACS, deliver better performance at prices many levels lower than other DR solutions.

Cuattro Americas
1618 Valle Vista Blvd.
Pekin, IL 61554