Granite City, IL (PRWEB) March 08, 2013
Selsius™ Corporate and Career Training, the business and industry center for Southwestern Illinois College, will host an executive briefing examining the state of manufacturing in Illinois. This free event will be held Tuesday, March 19 from 8-10 a.m. at the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus, 4950 Maryville Road.
David Boulay, Ph.D., President of the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC), will address the fundamental ways this critical part of Illinois’ economic base is changing. Boulay, an expert in performance management, small business development and organizational growth strategies, will share actions and ideas for success as a next-generation manufacturer.
Selsius™ and IMEC have partnered to help manufacturers improve performance and remain globally competitive. This free event features a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m.. Seating is limited, please call 618-222-5688 or visit selsiustraining.com to reserve your spot.
IMEC was established in 1996 with the goal of improving the productivity and competitiveness of Illinois’ small and mid-sized manufacturing firms. A non-profit economic development organization, IMEC is funded in part by the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and through fees paid by Illinois manufacturers for IMEC’s services. IMEC has 11 offices statewide and 40 full-time manufacturing improvement specialists.