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2500 Carlyle Avenue, Belleville, IL 62221 • 618‑222‑5202

One degree makes all the difference.

Selsius™ and IMEC

Manufacturing plant

Realizing that the manufacturing sector is a critical component of Illinois’ economic base, Selsius™ and Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) are combining forces to help manufacturers improve performance and remain globally competitive.

Selsius™/IMEC areas of expertise

  • Workforce development
  • Leadership development
  • Computer training
  • Industrial training and skills assessments
  • Safety
  • Continuous improvement
  • Product development
  • Quality management
  • Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Market diversification
  • Supply chain management

Scheduled Training

Please check frequently for additional courses offered in conjunction with IMEC. You can also contact us today to schedule a course for you or your company.


The State of Manufacturing in Illinois - March 2013
Presentation by David Boulay, Ph.D.
IMEC President 

Who is IMEC?

IMEC logo

Established in 1996, IMEC is a non-profit economic development training and consulting services organization that helps improve the productivity and competitiveness of small and mid-sized Illinois manufacturing companies.The experienced IMEC staff has helped more than 2,500 Illinois manufacturing companies achieve more than $1.5 billion in validated improvements in productivity, sales and cost savings. IMEC is funded by fees for project services and by the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST-MEP).

The Boiling Point

Learn to Weld!

 Our popular welding courses Women in Welding and Welding for the Average Joe are back. Learn more in this weeks blog post.

Free Executive Briefing

Solving Your Maintenance Skills Gap

Friday, April 24, 8 - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast and networking at 7:30 a.m. 
Sam Wolf Granite City Campus

RSVP Online or 618-222-5688  
Tours of the Industrial Technology Center will be available, including our new advanced PLC lab

April Events

Corps of Engineers St. Louis District & Contractors Partnership Symposium

Doing Business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Thursday, April 2
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
SWIC Belleville Campus
Download flier or register online.​

PHR/SPHR Prep Course for HRCI Certification

Saturdays, April 11, 18,  25
and May 9, 16 and 30
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Download flier or register online.