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Friday, January 13, 2023

Economic Alliance Report Featured in Daily Journal

With a cost of living below the national average, employment opportunities to earn a substantial income and being ranked in the top among small communities for nursing, carpentry, law enforcement and manufacturing hubs, Kankakee County is worth a second look.

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

IMA Continues Manufacturing Matters Tour at Alliance Board Meeting

BOURBONNAIS – The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) continued its statewide “Manufacturing Matters” tour on Thursday during an event held by the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County detailing the results of a new economic impact study measuring the industry’s significant contributions to the state and regional economy.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

IMA President to Speak at Alliance BoD Meeting

“Manufacturing Matters” Tour to Visit Kankakee County, Highlight Industry’s Important Role in State and Regional Economy 
New Economic Study Finds Manufacturing Generates $5 billion in Economic Output in Kankakee County, Supports 8,465 Jobs

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

Manufacturing Takes Center Stage

As we celebrate manufacturing month in October, we celebrate the amazing products made in Kankakee County and across the region. The Economic Alliance works closely with the Illinois Manufacturers’​ Association and IMEC Illinois to support our local companies.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Makers on the Move Stops in Bradley

The Makers on the Move bus tour with the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association and Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center stopped at CSL Behring in Bradley Monday, October 10 as as way to highlight great manufacturing across Illinois.

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

Illinois Manufacturers’ Association Wins Leadership Award

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association won the 2022 Leadership Award from the Conference of State Manufacturers Associations. COSMA members also serve as the NAM’s official state partners and drive manufacturers’ priorities on state issues, mobilize local communities and help move federal policy from the ground up in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

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