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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
United Craftsmen Ltd.
About Company   Sterling, IL


United Craftsmen is a leading manufacturer focused on precision automation sub-assemblies, expendable (perishable) tooling and short run milling and turning.

Top products: Perishable tooling, Tool and Die work


Special Capabilities: CNC machining, Milling and Turning, Grinding capabilities, and Wire EDM.



Contact Information:

Paul Hackbarth



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.