May 4, 2004
The Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center (IMEC) is hosting 2004 Manufacturing Matters! to be held May 25 and 26 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Bloomington, Ill. The event will cover the changing face of U.S. manufacturing and the importance of manufacturing to the U.S. economy. It also will challenge manufacturers to find their niche in a dynamic international environment.
Sessions led by IMEC staff and partner organizations will center on lean manufacturing, succeeding as a part of a supply chain, and repositioning for success. Among the sponsors are Caterpillar®, IMA, Ameren, The MPI Group, ThomasNet.com, and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.