MR Welcomes Back Board Member

We are so pleased to welcome back Dr. Susan Helper to our Board of Directors! Susan has been a long time Board Member who stepped down as a result of needing to focus on other commitments, but effective July 1st is back on board. We’re excited to be able to continue to gain from her […]

Teachers Get Hands-On in Manufacturing

  This summer, two graduates from the Instructors Apprenticeship for Advanced Manufacturing (IAAM) were hired as apprentices at WaterSaver Faucet. Ontisar Freelain, Engineering Teacher, and Elana Jacobs, Science Teacher for Chicago Public Schools, are getting hands-on experience this summer working everyday at WaterSaver, using calipers, operating CNC Mills and Lathes, helping to produce hundreds of […]

CMRC Membership Meeting (June 19, 2019)

On Wednesday, June 19, 2019 the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council hosted its meeting at Daley College Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Center. These meetings are open to the public, but serve our members to gather, network and learn something new about what is happening in manufacturing and community development. The Council lives off the idea and […]