About IMEC

IMEC is a team of improvement specialists and technicians dedicated to providing organizations in Illinois with the tools and techniques to create sustainable competitive futures. The experienced hands-on team at IMEC works closely with its clients to plan critical business improvements in the areas of Leadership, Strategy, Customer Engagement, Operations, and Workforce.

With more than 50 full-time staff and partners positioned statewide, IMEC delivers the local expertise to not only plan and strategize, but to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of client improvements. In fact, IMEC assists more than 500 companies each year with successful business improvement projects.

As a result, IMEC has demonstrated a return on investment that exceeds 19:1. This is made possible as organizations become more effective and efficient – and together with IMEC – excel toward enterprise excellence.

Core Purpose

Fostering long-term economic and workforce competitiveness


Committed to driving growth through enterprise excellence


We will lead the way for organizations to create their competitive future

Latest News

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Upcoming Events

  • IMIN Network Event
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  • Lean Manufacturing 101 with Simulation
    This interactive workshop combines comprehensive classroom instruction with simulation of a production facility.
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  • SIOSH/SafetyCon
    SIOSH/SafetyCon brings together experts and practitioners in the fields of construction and industry safety, highlighting…
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Office Locations:

Carbondale – Southern Illinois University, 1740 Innovation Drive, Suite 136, Carbondale, IL 62903

Chicago – DMDII, 1415 N. Cherry Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642

DeKalb – Northern Illinois University, Chick Evans Field House, 1050 Lucinda Avenue, Room 223, DeKalb, IL 60115

Peoria – Bradley University, 1501 W. Bradley Avenue, 428 Jobst Hall, Peoria, IL 61625 (Headquarters)

Rockford – Northern Illinois University, 8500 E. State Street, Suite 160, Rockford, IL 61108

Schaumburg – TMA, 1651 Wilkening Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173

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