Manufacturers Applaud Bipartisan Statewide Infrastructure Plan
Historic investment improves Illinois’ economic competitiveness
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) released the following statement after Gov. JB Pritzker signed the “Rebuild Illinois” statewide infrastructure plan into law:
“Manufacturers need a modern infrastructure system to compete in today’s global economy and this capital infrastructure program builds a bridge to the future. We applaud Governor JB Pritzker and lawmakers for making a game-changing investment in our infrastructure that improves Illinois’ economic competitiveness,” said Mark Denzler, president & CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association. “Infrastructure creates jobs and allows for safer families, faster commutes, and the efficient movement of people and products around the world. Rebuild Illinois also funds important career and technical education programs to help address the skills gap and workforce challenge facing manufacturers across Illinois.”
About the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA)
The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association is the only statewide association dedicated exclusively to advocating, promoting and strengthening the manufacturing sector in Illinois. The IMA is the oldest and largest state manufacturing trade association in the United States, representing nearly 4,000 companies and facilities.