Posts Tagged ‘IMEC’

  • Value Stream Mapping Workshop

    March 24th, 2015 | Featured, News

    Value Stream Mapping: Hands-on training for the small and mid-sized manufacturer   JOHN WOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane Quincy, Illinois APRIL 21 & 28 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Value Stream Mapping (VSM) enables a company to identify waste in manufacturing and administrative processes using objective data. Cross-functional teams develop a […]



    December 4th, 2014 | Featured, News

    Increase visibility. Build stronger manufacturers. DECEMBER 10, 2014 8:00AM – 12:30PM $99pp John Wood Workforce Development Center4220 Kochs Lane * Quincy, IL 62305 Competition is no longer between companies; it’s between supply chains. Our volatile economy means that manufacturers have to be much more agile, flexible, and responsive to external pressures. This overview demonstrates the […]


  • Illinois Assistance for Small Businesses

    July 17th, 2013 | Featured, News

    Let’s Create Jobs, Illinois! The following article was written by Casey Gordon and originally appeared on July 8, 2013, on the Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center’s (IMEC) blog. Advantage Illinois Advantage Illinois is the Illinois Department of Commerce and Opportunity’s (DCEO) enhanced portfolio of lending and venture capital programs. These programs are designed to provide Illinois […]


  • IMEC Lean New Product Development Workshop

    December 10th, 2012 | Featured, News

    Lean New Product Development provides companies with “innovative” way to design and produce Step-by-step methodology for integrating lean tools with product development The ability to develop new proprietary products or quickly refine an existing portfolio can be the difference between market stagnation and capitalizing on new growth opportunities. Many companies have the in-house capabilities to […]


  • IMEC Made in Illinois Logo

    Made in Illinois Initiative Highlights Manufacturers

    March 22nd, 2012 | Featured, News

    From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing more than 600,000 people. These companies generate more than 13.5 percent of the GDP in Illinois. In Adams County, about 100 manufacturers account for 16.89 percent of employment – much higher than the manufacturing employment share of […]