Small Business

Obtaining the CE Mark

If you are unfamiliar with the Conformite Européenne or “CE” Mark, it is the essential health, safety, and product liability standards of the fifteen nations that make up the European Union.


What Does HITEC Mean to Central Illinois?

The goal of HITEC is to transform innovation into enterprises by stimulating the development of advanced technologies and promoting the formation, growth, and retention of early stage technology companies in Central Illinois.


Change in Canadian Customs HS Requirement

Officials of the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency now require that commercial shipments use a 10-digit HS Code. This change was published in Customs Notice CN-410 on October 31, 2001, and has been in effect since May 1, 2002.


Build Online Trust with Privacy Statements

A Privacy Statement is an important symbol of trust for any web site that collects customer information whether it is e-mail addresses, client names, eCommerce transactions, signing up for a newsletter, or even a link to e-mail people in the company.