5 Questions to Ask Your Cybersecurity Professional

Posted by Simone Erskine on Oct 18, 2018 12:41:37 PM

This is an original article by Kathleen Martin, MEP's IT Security Officer and a Certified Information System Security Professional.

Almost weekly we hear about another company or organization that has fallen victim to a cyber-attack. We know cybercriminals are more persistent and we need to be more diligent about protecting information.

+

Made in Illinois Featured Company: eWorks Electronics Services

Posted by Marketing Support on Oct 17, 2018 3:53:33 PM

eWorks Electronics Services Inc. provides full refurbishing, testing and recycling services including auditing, data erasure, data destruction, and dismantling services. They also provide a full lifecycle for processing all assets that come through the facility and a variety of services including: transportation, storage, donation, shredding, secure destruction, resale, and reporting.

They believe that the most important component of an electronics recycling solution is the audit and tracking of the material. Their e-Viridis system was designed from the ground up to manage client assets from the point they are received to the point of final processing. This provides clients with online scheduling of pickups, remote access to reporting, and integration to corporate asset management systems.

+

Made in Chicago Featured Company: JGEREN

Posted by Marketing Support on Oct 10, 2018 3:58:37 PM

JGEREN was founded in 2013 by friends Lori Wallis and Jen Gerenraich. Jen and Lori share a love for design, the city of Chicago, and all things leather. JGEREN is their collaborative vision to create a truly Chicago based luxury lifestyle brand, offering women’s handbags and accessories, men’s bags and accessories, outerwear, jewelry, and home goods made from the finest leathers available.

+

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Abbey Metal Services

Posted by Marketing Support on Oct 3, 2018 1:35:00 PM

For 57 years, Abbey Metal Service’s been providing commercial and industrial customers with tanks, linings, welding, and fabrication. They takes pride in their competitive pricing, and are available to quote even the most unique of projects. Abbey Metal Services is available for all custom fabrication and tank repair needs! As a member of the American Welding Society, they offers quality products and services according to precise specifications.

+

Are You Sabotaging Your Customers?

Posted by Andrea Olson on Oct 2, 2018 11:06:55 AM

Written by Andrea Belk Olsen, MSC and CEO of Pragmadik
https://www.linkedin.com/in/olsonandrea1/

It's not about you. Truly, no matter what business you are in, it's not about you.

Too many organizations unintentionally support internal cultures that focus on the company, not the customer.

For example, have you ever heard your team being negative about customers, saying that they "don't get it"? Or about a competitor, stating they are "less than" your organization? What both of these things have in common is that they aren't focused on understanding and serving the customer. If your customer "doesn't get it", that's on you. If your competition is "less than", is that your perspective or your customers?

+

Share Manufacturing Day Through Social Media

Posted by Simone Erskine on Sep 28, 2018 3:25:11 PM

 This is an original article from the MFG Day blog.

 The 7th annual celebration of modern manufacturing is upon us - October 5, 2018! Over 100 event hosts have already registered in Illinois, and are finalizing presentations and preparing to host attendees. All of this activity is taking place behind the scenes, as we get ready for the Manufacturing Day events that will commence on October 5th, 2018, continuing throughout the month of October.

+

Team Spotlight- Maria Moran

Posted by Simone Erskine on Sep 28, 2018 1:20:31 PM

 

With over 20 years in the industry, Maria joined the IMEC team 2 years ago as a regional manager. Her expertise as a business leader with a passion for strategic change, proves to be an asset as she works with Illinois manufacturers to realize their visions into actionable plans, helping to create their competitive futures.

+

Made in Chicago Featured Company: D&J Metalcraft

Posted by Marketing Support on Sep 26, 2018 2:00:00 PM

With over 40 years of experience, D&J Metalcraft has the knowledge and experience to provide any company with the parts they need. From the simplest, to the most complex, from prototyping to production. D&J is confident that they can meet and surpass all requirements.

Conveniently located in Ravenswood on Chicago’s north-side, D&J can provide their services no matter where you’re located.

Providing precision crafted metal products, D&J is here to serve you. They offer a variety of services including automatic inserts, grinding, surface finish, vertical bandsaw, horizontal bandsaw, prototyping, product assembly, and more.

+

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Pioneer Service, Inc.

Posted by Marketing Support on Sep 20, 2018 1:50:42 PM


Pioneer Service is a Certified Women-Owned contract manufacturer that specializes in CNC Swiss machining, CNC turning, and Centerless Grinding services. In 1990 Pioneer Service started with a few screw machines, centerless grinders and a young woman passionate about developing a machining business that delivers top-quality parts. Today Pioneer Service delivers quick turn-around times for prototype and production volume orders. They are AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015 certified, and able to meet the needs of Aerospace, Electric Vehicles, Firearms, Hydraulics and Fluid Power, Medical and Dental, Oil and Gas, and many other demanding industries.

They have been serving customers throughout North America since 1990, with precision machined Swiss parts as their primary specialty. Their top quality equipment provides them with the flexibility to make parts that meet any budget or deadline goal, and their strong values provide customers with peace of mind.

+

Made in Chicago Featured Company: PortionPac

Posted by Marketing Support on Sep 14, 2018 2:00:00 PM

PortionPac manufactures highly concentrated, pre-measured cleaning products that reduce the resources used throughout the lifecycle of production, storage, distribution and disposal, minimize the adverse effects of chemicals on the environment, and eliminate the unsafe and ineffective habits of traditional cleaning procedures.

The PortionPac System offers a complete line of products for cleaning and disinfecting office complexes, government and civic buildings, health care facilities and hospitality. Some of their customers include: building service contractors, K-12 janitorial services, colleges and universities, and U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). All Purpose Cleaner pH Neutral Germicidal Detergent BowlPac Bathroom Cleaner GlassPac Glass Cleaner MopPacLITE pH Neutral Floor Cleaner SteamPac Carpet Extraction Detergent.

They pride themselves on progressive leadership, user-centric educational services, innovative products and packaging that are easier on the environment and safer for customers. 

+

    Subscribe to Email Updates:

    Stay Connected:

    Posts by Category