Who We Are
The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) supports and strengthens the region’s metal manufacturing cluster by promoting the region as a leading center for manufacturing, strategically and efficiently aligning stakeholder efforts, and offering manufacturers resources to grow their businesses.
CMMC serves as a platform for stakeholders that support the regional manufacturing industry. CMMC convenes workforce training providers and community colleges to discuss opportunities for collaboration, economic development organizations to advance innovative and thoughtful initiatives, and manufacturers to engage in supporting workforce and program development that will support the broader manufacturing ecosystem.
CMMC Partner Programs & Initiatives
CMMC brings together over 80 committed public and private sector leaders to execute and invest in targeted long-term initiatives. Below are just a few of our programs.
- Metro Chicago Exports - Exportech & Exporting Grants
- Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (MCIP) - Manufacturing Careers Internship Program
- IMEC - Genesis Movement
- University of Illinois - Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program