Alliance for Industry and Manufacturing



About Us

Who We Are

The Alliance for Industry and Manufacturing (AIM), an employer-led organization serving Northeast Illinois, works directly with between 300-400 companies annually to develop and implement business solutions to issues and challenges they face. We have been helping small businesses for over 40 years.

What We Do

AIM is a business collaboration of taxpayer supported and non-for-profit organizations committed to helping Illinois businesses learn, grow and thrive. We do this by leveraging, coordinating and focusing our collective resources into integrated solutions that transform Northeast Illinois manufacturers into globally competitive companies.

AIM and its sister organization NORBIC are uniquely designed to help you grow your business through direct contact with dozens of government services and access to our valued business partners for sound advice and services.

How We Do It

Our Alliance Business Assessment Program helps us to identify key areas in which to grow our members businesses. This 3-step program will assess, identify and implement targeted strategies to renew and grow your business. Whether you’re looking to grow, expand globally or develop your workforce, the Alliance can help