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 1,100 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.

MEP National Network

As a NIST MEP approved Center, IMEC is the official representative of the MEP National Network in Illinois.

The MEP National Network is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing.

Office Locations:

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

University of Illinois Chicago
2121 W. Taylor Street, 538
Chicago, IL 60612

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

Peoria [Headquarters]
Bradley University
1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625

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

1651 Wilkening Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173