The whole point of a business incubator is that companies will eventually leave, that they become so successful that don’t need the help the incubator provides. The first company recently graduated from Galesburg’s Sustainable Business Center.
Lamboo sells “laminated engineered bamboo” products for construction such as trusses and beams, as well as door and window frames.
A company that started this past year in Galesburg’s sustainable business center is having a happy holiday season. Sitka Salmon Shares sells portions, or shares, of a fisherman’s catch to customers across the Midwest.
Rich Egger’s guests on Emphasis are Cesar Suarez, Ryan Lilly, and Eric Dilts. They talk about the Sustainable Business Center in Galesburg.
Suarez is the city’s economic development director, Lilly is manager of the Entrepreneurship Center of West Central Illinois (which is located at the SBC), and Dilts is the sustainability director at the SBC.