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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Strong Oak
About Company   Chicago, IL



Strong Oak is a modern management consulting firm that provides results driven professional services. Our clients receive uniquely manufactured strategic solutions with a focus on performance and business development services.


Special Capabilites: Operations Enhancement and Modern Manufacturing Strategies.


Leadership development, Website development and Sales development

Contact Information:

Robert Baynes



From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people. 

IMEC, along with our strategic partners, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have launched this on-line resource to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them. In towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.