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Des Plaines,

river, 110 mi (177 km) long, rising in SE Wis., and flowing S and SW through NE Ill., joining the Kankakee River S of Joliet, Ill., to form the Illinois River. The lower Des Plaines is part of the Illinois Waterway.

Des Plaines

(dĕs plānz), city (1990 pop. 53,223), Cook co., NE Ill., a suburb of Chicago on the Des Plaines River; inc. 1925. Among its manufactures are chemicals and electronic equipment. It was founded in the 1830s as the town of Rand; the name was changed in 1869, and Riverview was annexed in 1925. O'Hare International Airport is to the south.
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DSC Logistics, an integrated logistics and supply chain management company headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, focuses on supply chain capabilities that are based on changing customer needs.
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Not counting Envision, Fiserv has made seven acquisition so far this year, including Alliance ADS of Redwood Shores, California, Fipsco Inc of Des Plaines, Illinois, JW Genesis Clearing Corp of Boca Raton, Florida, and Progressive Data Solutions Inc of Orlando, Florida.
CHICAGO -- DSC Logistics, an integrated logistics and supply chain management company headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, was awarded the Kimberly-Clark Health Care 2008 Distribution Center of the Year at their McDonough I, Georgia, Logistics Center.
Des Plaines, Illinois, and hopes to be in a new location by the beginning of its next fiscal year.
EliPick, CNHA, CAS, CEO of Ballard Healthcare in Des Plaines, Illinois, which offers a continuum of post-acute care services.
In addition to its Des Plaines, Illinois, world headquarters, Littelfuse has sales, distribution, manufacturing and engineering facilities in Brazil, China, England, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and the U.
In June, 55 delegates from 35 chapters gathered at AFS Headquarters, Des Plaines, Illinois, for the annual Chapter Officers Conference.
CHICAGO -- DSC Logistics, an integrated logistics and supply chain management company, headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, has named Ritchie Paik as vice president, business development.
On June 30, 2003, CMI will close its foundry training facility and laboratories in Des Plaines, Illinois, and will shift all laboratory courses and training to off-site facilities.