Customized Training Classes

Business Development can provide customized training solutions to meet your manufacturing workforce development needs. This training can be delivered in your location and on your schedule. Current customized training topics include:

  • Blueprint reading
  • Shop Math
  • CNC Machining
  • Welding
  • Bearings & Lubrication
  • Electrical Systems

Manufacturing Assistance Services

Business Development is committed to improving your productivity and technical knowledge through a variety of services, including:

  • ISO/QS Preparation and Quality Assistance
  • Lean Manufacturing Assistance
  • Information Technology/E-Business
  • Strategic Business Development
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Technical Information
  • Project Assistance
  • On-line Classes and Certificates for Manufacturing

Funding Opportunity

Illinois Employer Training Investment Program (ETIP) is a multi company grant administered through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, provides training monies to businesses operating in Illinois. The ETIP program supports Illinois workers’ efforts to upgrade their skills in order to remain current in new technologies and business practices, enabling companies to remain competitive, expand into new markets and introduce more efficient technologies into their operations. ETIP grants may reimburse Illinois companies for up to 50 percent of the cost of training their employees.

For more information contact Melissa Gallagher, Business Development Coordinator at 815-825-2086, ext. 3950,

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