Mar
24
8:30am 8:30am

Metals and Machinery Manufacturing: Talent, Development, and Retention in DuPage County

  • College of DuPage, Technical Education Center (TEC) (map)
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WE ARE PRODUCING PROSPERITY

Join us to discuss the challenges companies face in keeping DuPage County a world-class manufacturing center. By learning ways to support the existing talent, further development, and retention of Metals and Machinery Manufacturing companies in the region, attendees will ensure DuPage County can retain its proper position in the global manufacturing landscape.

Guests will be provided a light breakfast, and the tools they need to foster manufacturing growth in DuPage County.

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
8:30AM-11:00AM

College of DuPage, Technical Education Center (TEC) 
Room TEC 1038 A&B
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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Jul
11
9:00am 9:00am

Chicago Region/Germany Convening - Best Practices and Trends in Metalworking

CMMC and its partner, German-American Chamber of Commerce - Midwest, cordially invite you to our Translatlantic Cluster Conference on Metalworking on July 11th from 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM at Harper College (W-Building, Wojcik Conference Center) located at 1200 W. Algonquin Road in Palatine. 

Register today, learn about best-practices of German and American cluster organizations and gain insight into technological trends, skilled workforce developments, and international collaboration opportunities in the metalworking industry.  

Forge new connections and explore partnership options in metal manufacturing. 

The half-day conference will include brief presentations and panel discussions by US and German metalworking experts.  

Additionally, the event will feature remarks from Mathy StanislausAssistant Administrator for the Office of Land and Emergency Management within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) who has been leading a manufacturing supply chain initiative on behalf of the U.S. delegation to the G-7. 

For a detailed tentative agenda, please click here. 

Click here to register. 

We hope to see you there! 

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Feb
24
8:00am 8:00am

Sugar Grove Manufacturing Matchmaking

Join CMMC, IMEC, Valley Industrial Association, and Kane County for a Manufacturing Matchmaking event on February 24th.  Each manufacturing representative will have up to seven introductory matchmaking meetings (15 minute appointments) based on registrant selections. Think speed dating for manufacturers! This event is a great, local opportunity for  manufacturing representatives to meet with potential new customers and/or suppliers.

For more information or to register for this event, click here.  

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Oct
12
8:00am 8:00am

Manufacturing Matchmaking and More at Made in Elk Grove Manufacturing & Technology Expo

This is your chance to meet manufacturers from the largest industrial park in the U.S. under one roof! The 3rd annual Made in Elk Grove Manufacturing & Technology Expo will be held on Monday, October 12th and offers a chance to network with over 1,000 OEMs and manufacturing professionals from throughout the region; see the latest technological innovations in precision components and services spanning electronics, plastics, metals, and more; and support your local manufacturing community. REGISTER NOW for your free tickets to attend. 

A Manufacturing Matchmaking event will be held as part of the expo -- think 'speed dating' for manufacturers!  For more information and to register, click here.

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Oct
7
4:30pm 4:30pm

Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing: Making Manufacturing Matter 2015

Join the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing (AIM), a CMMC partner, for its second annual regional manufacturing awards dinner celebrating the impact manufacturing has on Illinois' economy.  A reception, dinner, and awards will be held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown.  For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the event page.

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2015 Manufacturing Day
Oct
2
6:00am 6:00am

2015 Manufacturing Day

Join CMMC and its partners on October 2nd to celebrate 2015 Manufacturing Day!   Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturers, community colleges, and other organizations are opening their doors to show the public the good jobs and benefits that manufacturers provide to our community.  

Click here for a full list of Manufacturing Day activities in Northeastern Illinois!  More than 15 events reaching more than 500 manufacturers and 1,000 students are planned. 

 

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Oct
1
8:00am 8:00am

Sustainability Simplified Seminar

  • Northern Illinois University Campus (map)
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Join CMMC in DuPage County for a free half day seminar for manufacturers at NIU Naperville!  Learn how small changes can help your business yield profitable economic and environmental results. Attendees will have an opportunity to connect with efficiency experts, apply for energy incentives, obtain technical assistance, and increase productivity.  For more information, please visit the event page.  

This event is presented by DuPage County, in partnership with the University of Illinois and the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.

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Jul
30
7:00am 7:00am

Energy Incentives for Manufacturers

Save Money and Go 'Green' - Learn More about Incentives to Reduce Your Energy Costs on July 30th!  Join the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, the Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing and S&C Electric on July 30th from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. at S&C for a program on Energy Incentives for Manufacturers.  REGISTER HERE. 

This program will feature an overview of S&C Electric's energy conservation and efficiency efforts and The Hill Group's solutions -- and cost offsets -- for building systems retrofits. Representatives ComEd and People's / North Shore Gas will provide information on current utility rebates and other incentives to help you save energy. The event will conclude with a smart grid demonstration and an opportunity for networking with energy and innovation experts. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served.  Click here for the full agenda.

S&C Electric is addressing challenges facing the world's power grids and shaping the future of reliable electricity delivery. S&C's Chicago headquarters is a provider of switching, protection, and control solutions for electric power systems.

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Jul
16
to Aug 13

Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy - Manufacturing Cohort

Are you a manufacturer interested in winning contracts with large anchor institutions in the Chicago region?  Join World Business in partnership with Next Street and apply to participate in a 3-day workshop series where you will learn how to grow your business and secure procurement opportunities with Chicago's anchors.  The manufacturing cohort will meet on July 16, July 30, and August 13.  Click for more information.

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Jun
30
7:30am 7:30am

2015 Metro Chicago Export Series: Fabricated Metals

  • Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (map)
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Please join Metro Chicago ExportsCMMC, and Illinois' SBDCs for a series of Industry Export Programs, the first of which is focused on the fabricated metals industry.  The seminars will help manufacturers understand the benefits of exporting and provide connections to the right resources to grow globally. 

June 4 - Choose DuPage (Lisle)  REGISTER
June 9 - Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing (Chicago) REGISTER
June 16 - Will County Center for Economic Development (Joliet) REGISTER
June 23 - Lake County Partners (Lincolnshire) REGISTER
June 30 - Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (Chicago) REGISTER

 Future seminars will focus on other industries, including medical equipment, machinery, plastics, and precision instruments.
 
For more information or to register, visit www.metrochicagoexports.com.

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Jun
23
7:30am 7:30am

2015 Metro Chicago Export Series: Fabricated Metals

Please join Metro Chicago ExportsCMMC, and Illinois' SBDCs for a series of Industry Export Programs, the first of which is focused on the fabricated metals industry.  The seminars will help manufacturers understand the benefits of exporting and provide connections to the right resources to grow globally. 

June 4 - Choose DuPage (Lisle)  REGISTER
June 9 - Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing (Chicago) REGISTER
June 16 - Will County Center for Economic Development (Joliet) REGISTER
June 23 - Lake County Partners (Lincolnshire) REGISTER
June 30 - Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (Chicago) REGISTER

 Future seminars will focus on other industries, including medical equipment, machinery, plastics, and precision instruments.
 
For more information or to register, visit www.metrochicagoexports.com.

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Jun
16
7:30am 7:30am

2015 Metro Chicago Export Series: Fabricated Metals

  • Will County Center for Economic Development (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join Metro Chicago ExportsCMMC, and Illinois' SBDCs for a series of Industry Export Programs, the first of which is focused on the fabricated metals industry.  The seminars will help manufacturers understand the benefits of exporting and provide connections to the right resources to grow globally. 

June 4 - Choose DuPage (Lisle)  REGISTER
June 9 - Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing (Chicago) REGISTER
June 16 - Will County Center for Economic Development (Joliet) REGISTER
June 23 - Lake County Partners (Lincolnshire) REGISTER
June 30 - Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (Chicago) REGISTER

 Future seminars will focus on other industries, including medical equipment, machinery, plastics, and precision instruments.
 
For more information or to register, visit www.metrochicagoexports.com.

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Jun
9
7:30am 7:30am

2015 Metro Chicago Export Series: Fabricated Metals

Please join Metro Chicago ExportsCMMC, and Illinois' SBDCs for a series of Industry Export Programs, the first of which is focused on the fabricated metals industry.  The seminars will help manufacturers understand the benefits of exporting and provide connections to the right resources to grow globally. 

June 4 - Choose DuPage (Lisle)  REGISTER
June 9 - Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing (Chicago) REGISTER
June 16 - Will County Center for Economic Development (Joliet) REGISTER
June 23 - Lake County Partners (Lincolnshire) REGISTER
June 30 - Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (Chicago) REGISTER

 Future seminars will focus on other industries, including medical equipment, machinery, plastics, and precision instruments.
 
For more information or to register, visit www.metrochicagoexports.com.

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Jun
4
7:30am 7:30am

2015 Metro Chicago Export Series: Fabricated Metals

Please join Metro Chicago Exports, CMMC, and Illinois' SBDCs for a series of Industry Export Programs, the first of which is focused on the fabricated metals industry.  The seminars will help manufacturers understand the benefits of exporting and provide connections to the right resources to grow globally. 

June 4 - Choose DuPage (Lisle)  REGISTER
June 9 - Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing (Chicago) REGISTER
June 16 - Will County Center for Economic Development (Joliet) REGISTER
June 23 - Lake County Partners (Lincolnshire) REGISTER
June 30 - Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (Chicago) REGISTER

 Future seminars will focus on other industries, including medical equipment, machinery, plastics, and precision instruments.
 
For more information or to register, visit www.metrochicagoexports.com.

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May
14
8:00am 8:00am

Will County Manufacturing Matchmaking

The May 2015 Manufacturing Matchmaking event is focused on Metal Fabrication and Machinery manufacturing firms in Will and surrounding counties where each manufacturing representative will have up to seven introductory matchmaking meetings (15 minute appointments) based on registrant selections. Think speed dating for manufacturers!

For more information or to register for this event, please visit https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1689403.  Registrations must be received by April 23rd.

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Mar
19
9:00am 9:00am

CMMC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Event

We are excited to announce that March’s Chicago Metro Metal Consortium meeting will focus on innovation and entrepreneurship in metal manufacturing. The meeting will be hosted by Rev3, an innovation center located in DuPage County which helps people and companies manufacture products and develop technology.  The agenda (available for download here) includes a panel discussion highlighting Maker Spaces in the region, an update on regional innovation initiatives, and an optional tour of Rev3’s facilities.  

If you have questions or would like to attend, please contact Jennifer Ptak at Jennifer.Ptak@cookcountyil.gov. 

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Dec
9
8:00am 8:00am

Cook County Manufacturing Matchmaking

The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, organized by the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, in partnership with IMEC are hosting the first Manufacturing Matchmaking event for the Chicagoland area – Think speed dating for manufacturers! The matching event will be the first in a series of industry-specific events to provide manufacturers the opportunity to meet with potential new customers and/or suppliers; share information, samples, and more that could help secure a new partner for business!

The December 2014 event will be focused on Metal Fabrication and Machinery Manufacturing firms in Cook County where each manufacturing representative will have up to seven introductory matchmaking meetings (15 minute appointments) based on registrant selections.  Registrations must be received no later than November 18th!

Sign up online - www.imec.org/events.cfm 

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