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 […]
November 23, 2021

IMEC Announces Two Recipients of the 2021 IMEC Awards for Excellence

Recognizing two healthcare organizations that continuously demonstrate their dedication to performance excellence. Peoria, IL – (November 23, 2021) The 2021 IMEC Silver Award recipients are high-performing […]
September 23, 2021

IMEC Announces Registered Apprenticeship Program with the US Department of Labor to Ease Illinois Manufacturing Workforce Challenges

Illinois manufacturers now have a new resource to tackle workforce and productivity challenges like attracting, hiring, and retaining a skilled workforce. Peoria, IL. September 23, 2021 […]
September 13, 2021

IMEC and Partners Conduct Research that Reveals Ten Important Things to Know about how Manufacturers are Implementing Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

The results offer great insights from Manufacturers about their technology adoption journey and the impact on workforce and productivity, allowing IMEC and partners to better serve […]
September 7, 2021

25 Years of Illinois Manufacturing Excellence: IMEC Celebrates Manufacturers and Their Commitment to Future Competitiveness

Using the past 25 years as a foundation to ignite continued success in manufacturing, the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) is looking to the future to […]