March 2, 2020

IMEC Announces Recipient of the Illinois Manufacturing Innovation Voucher and the Kane County Innovation Voucher

Kane County, IL (February 26, 2020) – IMEC celebrates Janus Remote Communication as the first recipient of the Illinois Manufacturing Innovation Voucher, receiving matching funds that […]
February 6, 2020

IMEC’s Local and Federal Stakeholders See a Combined $10.06 Return per Dollar

Peoria, IL – February 6, 2020: IMEC enlisted the W.E Upjohn Institute to analyze the overall effect of the organization’s projects on Illinois’ economic development. The […]
December 18, 2019

New Report Finds “Good Jobs” Strategies Improved Profitability and Growth for Manufacturing Firms

Four-year evaluation of IMEC’s Genesis initiative in Illinois found benefits for businesses and workers Chicago, IL (12/18/19) – A new evaluation report from the Aspen Institute […]
November 22, 2019

IMEC Announces Five Recipients of the 2019 IMEC Awards for Excellence

Peoria, IL – (November 22, 2019) IMEC has announced five organizations as recipients of the IMEC Recognition Program’s 2019 Awards for Excellence. The high-performing organizations were […]
November 6, 2019

IMEC Launches New Program to Invest in the Future of Illinois Manufacturers

With over $2.5 million of investments in R&D and technology, the Illinois Manufacturing Innovation Voucher program will help small & medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) see measurable gains […]
October 18, 2019

IMEC Partners with CAIC for America’s Promise Grant

Chicago, IL – October 18, 2019: In January of 2017, Calumet Area Industrial Commission (CAIC) accepted the call to action from IMEC and the Illinois Department […]
August 30, 2019

Regional Workforce Conference at JWCC to Help Companies Address Labor Shortage

Quincy, IL. August 30, 2019.  Regional companies will learn practical ways to adapt for the future at the “ABC’s of a Thriving Workforce” conference set for […]
May 2, 2019

Using Technology to Resolve Workforce Challenges

Rockford, IL. (May 2, 2019) – We are all aware that technology is reshaping the economy – and now the workforce. It provides opportunities for companies […]
March 19, 2019

IMEC Invites You to Celebrate Enterprise Excellence in Illinois

Peoria, IL – March 19, 2019: On March 27, 2019, IMEC will host the annual Conference on Enterprise Excellence, presented by American College of Healthcare Executives. […]
February 26, 2019

IMEC Joins the ProFood Tech Partner Program

Peoria, IL – February 26, 2019: IMEC has announced its participation in ProFood Tech 2019 (March 26–28; McCormick Place, Chicago), as an official partner. ProFood Tech […]
February 7, 2019

IMEC Helps Litania Sports Group Achieve Success in Customer Engagement

Champaign, IL. Feb. 7, 2019: Athletic equipment manufacturer, Litania Sports Group sees improvement in employee focus, profitability and customer engagement after deploying 80/20 Business Optimization Process […]
January 28, 2019

IMEC Announces New Judges of IMEC’s Recognition Program

Peoria, IL – (January 28, 2019) – IMEC has announced new members of the recognition program Panel of Judges.  The Panel of Judges is responsible for […]