Building Partnerships. Creating Futures.

Signature Programs

Manufacturing Connect

Manufacturing Connect’s high school program is called Manufacturing Career and College Connect (M3C), which currently serves Austin College and Career Academy (formerly Austin Polytechnical Academy).  M3C prepares students for college and career success in manufacturing, engineering, and related fields. Manufacturing Connect is an initiative of the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council (CMRC). As managing partner, Manufacturing Renaissance staffs and operates the Manufacturing Connect program. Read More

MRC Development Model

The Manufacturing Renaissance Council (MRC) development model centers on regional strategic partnerships of business, labor, government, education, and community stakeholders. The MRC model is based on international best practices from leading industrial economies. Read More

Chicago Manufacturing Renaissance Council

The Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council (CMRC) is a coalition of business, labor, government, education, and community leaders working to make Chicagoland the global leader in advanced manufacturing. The CMRC is the first demonstration project of Manufacturing Renaissance Council (MRC) development model. Read More