Building Partnerships. Creating Futures.

Our signature programs are Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council, Manufacturing Connect, MR Group and the Ownership Conversion Project. Our advocacy, community engagement and education initiatives serve to develop an educational and economic infrastructure that meets the needs of both the manufacturing sector and our residents. We believe manufacturing is as a foundational element to building, expanding and sustaining middle-class communities. MR’s programs are designed as prototypes to inform, support, complement or serve the community at large.

Manufacturing Connect

Manufacturing Connect (MC) is Manufacturing Renaissance’s (MR) nationally-recognized program that represents best practices in career pathways programming. It builds networks of private/public partnerships in public education and workforce development. Read More

Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council

Formed in 2005, the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council (CMRC) is a public-private partnership committed to a shared vision of sustainable and restorative development oriented towards advanced manufacturing. Read More