November 15, 2022

IMEC Apprenticeship Program Supports Illinois’ Commitment to Electric Vehicle Transition

Illinois manufacturers have a new resource to equip their workforce to meet the changing demands of the electrical vehicle transition and its supply chain. Peoria, IL. […]
November 9, 2022

Opportunities and Challenges for Illinois Automakers in Electric Car Transition Detailed by IMEC and IMA Report

Illinois manufacturers in the automotive supply chain are due for new challenges and opportunities from shift toward electric, according to new report.  Peoria, IL. November 9, […]
October 6, 2022

Illinois Manufacturers to Celebrate Manufacturing Month with Launch of “Makers on the Move” Statewide Bus Tour

Tour will visit manufacturing facilities, colleges and high schools across Illinois to highlight exciting job opportunities in the diverse, innovative industry.  Springfield, IL. October 6, 2022 […]
September 21, 2022

IMEC and IMA release the Skilled to Build Grant Program for Community Colleges to Help Develop the Future Illinois Manufacturing Workforce

The Skilled to Build grant program is an opportunity for community colleges to assist in creating solutions that impact the Illinois manufacturing workforce. Illinois – September […]
August 11, 2022

President Preckwinkle and Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) Announce Launch of Manufacturing Reinvented program

The Manufacturing Reinvented program will provide business advising services and implementation grants to manufacturing companies in suburban Cook County. Cook County, IL – August 11, 2022: […]
July 20, 2022

New Grant Award Allows IMEC to Help McHenry County Manufacturers Rebound from the Pandemic and Reinvent to Become More Globally Competitive

Through a funding award from McHenry County Board, IMEC will provide funded projects and technical support to position McHenry manufacturers to thrive in the post-pandemic economy. […]
June 7, 2022

IMEC Announces Eight Future of Illinois Grant Recipients

This grant allows faculty from Illinois universities and community colleges to contribute to innovative solutions that will help manufacturers navigate the challenges and opportunities ahead. Peoria, […]
March 31, 2022

Illinois Manufacturers’ Association and Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center Form Strategic Partnership

Collaboration will strengthen state’s manufacturing legacy, ensure future growth. SPRINGFIELD, IL. March 31, 2022 – On the heels of the global pandemic in which American and […]
March 23, 2022

IMEC Partners with ITR Economics to Help Manufacturers Make Data-Driven Business Decisions

Illinois manufacturers can now access unbiased economic forecasts, education, and best practices to gain and maintain a competitive advantage in today’s shifting economy. Peoria, IL. March […]
March 1, 2022

IMEC Funds Scholarly Research Grant for Illinois Faculty Members

The Future of Illinois Grant Program will engage higher education to address the needs of Illinois manufacturers. Illinois, March 1, 2022: Today, IMEC, the Illinois affiliate […]
February 14, 2022

IMEC Launches “Grow Your Future” Initiative for Illinois Manufacturers

Grow Your Future Projects are designed to build revenues, address supply chain needs, and strengthen Illinois manufacturers. Peoria, IL – February 14, 2022: Today, IMEC, the […]
January 20, 2022

IMEC, Partners, and Stakeholders Plan for the Future of Illinois Manufacturing

Produced as part of IMEC’s ‘Building the Future of Illinois Manufacturing’ initiative, this Foresight Report serves as a strategic roadmap for how Illinois can adapt workforce/workplace […]