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2014-05-31 23:07:26

IMEC supports manufacturing benchmarking through open-access web portal. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI), part of The MPI Group, in coordination with the American Small Manufacturers Coalition (ASMC), and the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) has unveiled the Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Assessment Tool to help identify and measure strategic benchmarks in key areas of manufacturing businesses. The NGM Assessment Tool...

2014-05-30 23:12:37

IMEC is proud to be a part of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, Governor Pat Quinn, and Senator Dick Durbin announced today that the Chicago Metro Region is one of the first 12 locations to be designated a “Manufacturing Community” through the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative. The U.S. Commerce Department-led program is designed to accelerate the resurgence of manufacturing in...

2014-04-09 23:27:36

Learn how to protect your business and interests from imminent cyber-attacks that could have catastrophic impacts on both micro and macro levels. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC), the Automation Federation and the International Society of Automation (ISA) have all joined forces to present a Cybersecurity Framework seminar on April 18 titled “Protecting Our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure: How are your mitigating the risk of a...

2014-04-04 23:27:16

Manufacturing Firms from Across the State of Illinois Scheduled to Attend Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The first annual Manufacturing Matchmaking event is quickly approaching, and more than sixty manufacturing attendees are expected to participate. Hosted by the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and Busey, the April 9 event will give manufacturers the opportunity to network with potential customers and suppliers for their manufacturing process. Originally...

2014-03-31 23:36:04

IMEC to Assist Companies Achieve Positive Impact for Long-term Strategic Goals Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC), on behalf of the American Small Manufacturers Coalition (ASMC) and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI), recently released the full results of its 2013 Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) study. The 2013 Study identifies manufacturing practices and performances, while providing benchmarking information for U.S....

2014-03-12 23:28:45

Seminar Designed to Inform Manufacturing Leaders and Industry Professionals on the Importance of Cybersecurity Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC), the Automation Federation and the International Society of Automation (ISA) have all joined forces to present a Cybersecurity Framework seminar on April 18 titled “Protecting Our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure: How are your mitigating the risk of a cyber-attack?” The seminar will take...

2013-03-08 23:02:50

IMEC President David Boulay to speak on local and national focus Granite City, IL (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Selsius Corporate and Career Training, the business and industry center for Southwestern Illinois College, will host an executive briefing examining the state of manufacturing in Illinois. This free event will be held Tuesday, March 19 from 8-10 a.m. at the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus, 4950 Maryville Road. David Boulay, Ph.D., President of the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center...

2013-02-06 23:03:15

Integrate concepts of Lean and Six Sigma to increase productivity, boost quality. Bloomington-Normal, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) and Heartland Community College are launching a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training series on March 15th in central Illinois for small and mid-sized manufacturers to learn how to integrate concepts of Lean and Six Sigma to increase productivity and ultimately, boost quality in their facility. This group training...

2013-01-21 23:01:59

The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) is providing support to The Automation Conference, an annual education and networking event for professionals in discrete and batch manufacturing, packaging, and process industries. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Advancing its mission of helping Illinois manufacturers be more productive and globally competitive, IMEC is supporting The Automation Conference, being held May 14-15 at the Chicago Marriott O´Hare. This annual...

2013-01-01 05:02:32

Partnership to focus on improving competitiveness for companies in the Calumet Area Industrial Corridor Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) is proud to be working closely with the Calumet Area Industrial Commission (CAIC) to provide manufacturing companies located in its region with improvement opportunities. The CAIC focuses primarily on the Greater Calumet Area of Chicago and strives to provide an environment in which...


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