This page contains resources and information for manufacturers and potential partners. If you have any questions, please contact us

FOR MANUFACTURERS

Cultivate Your Workforce

  • Explore Registered Apprenticeships
  • Participate in Manufacturing Day
  • Connect with Students, Parents, Coaches, and School Counselors
  • Welcome Internships at Your Facility
  • Support STEM Initiatives
  • Collaborate with Training Providers and Community Colleges
  • Promote the Future Workforce Pipeline

Promote Manufacturing in Metro Chicago

Above: Manufacturing Day is a national event that celebrates modern manufacturing and exposes high school students to careers in manufacturing. The photos reflect past Manufacturing Day events completed in conjunction with CMMC partners.

  • Join a Committee or Board
  • Participate in Panels, Forums, Events
  • Network with other Manufacturers and Partners
  • Share Your Story
  • Support Small and Medium Manufacturers

Take Advantage of Existing resources

  • Participate in Maturity Assessments (through DMDII)
  • Train Incumbent Workers through On The Job Training grants
  • Hire and Promote NIMS credentials
  • Consider Referrals to International Trade and Investment partners
  • Attend Supply-chain Matchmaking Events 
  • Explore Your Export Potential through grants and supportive programs

Email us to learn more about our programs.


For Partners

Explore Collaborations

  • Attend Quarterly CMMC Meetings
  • Form Partnerships with Workforce, Education, and Manufacturing Partners
  • Participate in Manufacturing Day
  • Connect with Manufacturers
  • Become Familiar with Existing Manufacturing Efforts Across the Region
  • Promote the Future Workforce Pipeline

Promote Manufacturing in Metro Chicago

  • Help Identify Industry Champions
  • Support Innovation and Best Practices in Manufacturing
  • Assist with Employer-Driven Initiatives
  • Receive Direct Feedback from Manufacturers on Programs and Initiatives
  • Participate in Panels, Forums, Events
  • Network with other Manufacturers and Partners