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SIU Reshoring

SIU Releases Reshoring Report for Innovation and Growth

Our partners at Southern Illinois University’s Office of Economic and Regional Development recently compiled a report for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. “RESHORING An Opportunity for Innovation and Economic Growth in Southern Illinois” report is linked for your review. IMEC’s John Remsey recently participated in a regional event as the keynote speaker […]

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Freeport MFG Day

Freeport hosts first annual MFG Day event

April 30th marked the first annual MFG Day event for the Freeport area manufacturing community and local schools. Eleven area businesses opened their doors for manufacturing-focused tours including Berner Foods, Hunter Haven, TR Machine, Honeywell, Adkins Energy, Anpec Industries, TriStar Metals, Titan Tire, Danfoss, Modern Plating, and Protocutter. “Freeport’s MFG Day was a great success! […]

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Jeeves

Fagerhult Chooses To Roll Out Jeeves ERP in Multiple Countries

Jeeves Information Systems AB (Jeeves) (Stockholm, Sweden), a provider of ERP software solutions for small to midmarket manufacturing and distribution companies worldwide, have announced that its customer Fagerhult, one of the Europe’s leading lighting companies, has chosen to expand its use of the Jeeves ERP solution, rolling the system out in multiple companies across several […]

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Freeport MFG Day

Freeport Area Manufacturers Host First Annual MFG Day

“Make Your Career Here” scheduled for April 30, 2015 Northern Illinois communities are jumping onboard with a new, spring launch of the MFG Day program for students and community members in the area. Twelve employers will provide tours to students from seven area schools including Dakota, Durand, Freeport, Orangeville, Pearl City, and Pecatonica.  Each school will […]

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United Group

United Group, Inc achieves ISO 9001:2008 registration

IMEC is happy to announce United Group, Inc. has successfully implemented a quality management system and become certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard.  Achieving ISO 9001:2008 registration is an important milestone for United Group as it illustrates a strong commitment to quality at all levels of the organization including the commitment to their customers, and […]

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U.S. Minority-Owned Manufacturers

Minority-Owned Manufacturing Firms Employ 342,000 Thousand Workers!

Created on March 4, 2015   In the first of a series of new industry-based fact sheets released by MBDA, data reveals that minority-owned manufacturing firms employ 342,000 workers and grew faster than their non-minority counterpar… Read more at: MBDA Syndicated News Feed

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<p>The Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) conference: Today’s Challenge Tomorrow’s Reward (TCTR) focuses on providing educational and skill building workshops, best practices, and networking opportunities to statewide DBE firms. The overall goal is to help advance the firm’s skill set and knowledge in order to increase their competitiveness and opportunities for work on federally funded highway […]</p>
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Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward: 2015 DBE Conference

The Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) conference: Today’s Challenge Tomorrow’s Reward (TCTR) focuses on providing educational and skill building workshops, best practices, and networking opportunities to statewide DBE firms. The overall goal is to help advance the firm’s skill set and knowledge in order to increase their competitiveness and opportunities for work on federally funded highway […]

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Crain

Crain’s Midwest Manufacturers Summit – Feb 26th

Crain’s Midwest Manufacturers Summit Aimed at Senior Management of Manufacturing Companies February 26, 2015 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Ritz-Carlton, 160 East Pearson Street, Chicago, IL On February 26th, Crain’s will host the region’s premiere educational and networking event focusing on the Midwest’s vital manufacturing sector. Topics will include manufacturing for growth, Midwest competitiveness and […]

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