V-S Industries' corporate headquarters is located in Wheeling, Illinois. Wheeling is a suburb of the metropolitan city, Chicago. Chicago is the largest city in Illinois and is a major Great Lakes port serving as the commercial, financial, industrial and cultural center of the Midwest. The manufacturing industries dominate the wholesale and retail trade. Trade in agricultural commodities is extremely important to the economy with the Chicago Board of Trade being the largest agricultural futures market in the world.
Built on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, the city stretches for 22 miles. Chicago amasses a land area of 228,469 square miles (592 square kilometers) and has an estimated population of 2,721,547.
Chicago's weather can be extreme ... ranging from extremely cold in the winter to extremely warm in the summer. The average daily high temperature for January is of 29° F with an average low temperature of 13° F. In July the average high temperature is 84°F with an average low of 63°F.
Chicago's many sports teams include:
- Chicago Bears (Football) -- winners of the 1986 Super bowl
- Chicago Cubs (National League Baseball) -- at historical Wrigley Field.
- Chicago White Sox (American League Baseball)
- Chicago Bulls (Basketball) -- 6 Time NBA Champions