Lunchbreak: A Conversation with IMA

Mark Denzler, President & CEO of Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) joins the RAEDC for a lunch break webinar.

This 1-hour webinar included a question and answer session and covered a wide range of topics including:

  • The current impact of COVID-19
  • What is currently happening in the state of Illinois
  • What the future looks like for manufacturers
  • Manufacturing trends

Key takeaways from the webinar include:

  • Illinois has the skilled workforce needed by manufacturers
  • 544,000 people are currently employed in manufacturing throughout Illinois
  • It is critical to reshore manufacturing in the US

Recorded on June 23, 2020