The IMA combines the buying power of its collective membership to offer low group rates on a wide range of important services. Best of all, the savings on the IMA Benefit Programs extend beyond IMA member companies to include the member companies’ employees and their families.

Below are links to several special programs and discounted services sponsored by the IMA and partner organizations. For more information about a specific discount program or service detailed below, contact Mark Frech at (800) 875-4462 x 3022 or Janie Stanley at (800) 875-4462 x 3020 or email or your inquiry directly. Again, these programs are designed exclusively for IMA members!


The UPS® Savings Program - Ship and Save with UPS®

Let Illinois Manufacturers’ Association improve your bottom line with some of the most competitive rates available on shipping services with UPS®. Enroll in the UPS Savings Program and save up to 36% on a broad portfolio of shipping services, including:

  • Up to 36% on UPS Air letters including UPS Next Day Air®*
  • Up to 32% on UPS Air packages (1 lb.+)*
  • Up to 34% on UPS International imports and exports
  • Up to 24% on UPS Ground shipments
  • Savings begin at 70% on UPS Freight® shipments over 150 lbs.

Whether you need your documents or packages to arrive the next day or are looking for the most affordable shipping option, UPS understands how important reliability, speed and cost are to meeting your business goals and your customers’ needs. With more service options, superior ground-delivery coverage and overnight delivery by 10:30 a.m. to more ZIP Codes than any other carrier, it’s time to put the power of logistics to work for you.

To enroll and start saving today, visit or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

*Discounts exclude UPS Express Critical® and UPS Next Day Air® Early A.M. ®


Constellation: IMA Energy Program Solutions for Your Energy Needs

Intelligent Energy Management Solutions

As a member of Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, you have the power of Constellation, a national leader in the retail energy industry and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association’s endorsed energy supplier.  

Constellation helps members like you develop intelligent energy management solutions to stabilize their energy budgets, reduce energy costs, improve facility operations, and advance sustainability goals. Teaming up with Constellation allows you to take advantage of powerful benefits offered to Illinois Manufacturers’ Association members. These benefits include:

  • Flexible purchasing options
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated energy representatives
  • Customized energy plans
  • User-friendly online energy management tools
  • Transparent billing

As a leading integrated energy company, Constellation touches every aspect of the energy value chain. We can help members like you free up capital and regain control of operational expenses through a turn-key financial solution. Customers across the U.S. rely on Constellation to help them intelligently buy, manage and use energy.

Introducing the IMA Electricity Purchasing Pool

As the endorsed energy supplier to the IMA, Constellation helps members develop energy management solutions to protect their bottom line. Our newest energy management solution, the IMA Electricity Purchasing Pool, aggregates electricity load from participating members and creates a structured, systematic purchasing strategy to manage energy costs and risk over time. To learn more, click here.

For more information about Constellation:
Contact: Brad Rosset
Call: 888.312.1563


Crystal Clean

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association has partnered with Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCC) as its preferred provider of parts cleaning and industrial waste services. HCC provides premium services at competitive prices, and has the capability to provide all of your parts cleaning, industrial waste, used oil collection, and vacuum services needs. All IMA members are entitled to special discounts of at least 25%. Additional member benefits include zero installation fees on all new machines and no waste profile fees on all new waste streams. HCC guarantees to reduce your environmental services cost. The IMA is proud to have HCC as an Affinity Partner and member. Please feel free to contact HCC at 877-938-7948 or visit our Web site at


Aramark Uniform Services

As a supplier of uniforms and dust control products, Aramark has a reputation for taking care of its customers and has consistently been recognized by Fortune magazine as the best in their industry. If you’re looking to give your team and location a fresh look, now is an excellent time to talk to Aramark. Aramark can outfit your employees and business site with the professional image that’s right for you. Uniforms, dust control products and a complete line of restroom supplies are available. As an IMA member company, you can take advantage of Aramark’s exceptional services and large variety of products at great negotiated prices. Aramark’s goal is to fit the way your team works.

Click here for more information! 


The Illinois Manufacturers Directory


MNI is the one-stop source for information on American manufacturers — the largest purchasing group in America.  MNI produces industrial directories and databases for all 50 states.

Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI) based in Evanston, Illinois, is the nation’s oldest and largest compiler and publisher of state manufacturers directories and databases. Their flagship publication, the Illinois Manufacturers Directory, dates back to 1912. The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association partners with Manufacturers’ News, Inc. to provide IMA members the opportunity to receive a 30% discount off the list price of the Illinois Manufacturers Directory® and online subscriptions and 15% off list prices of other state products. This directory profiles 18,864 industrial businesses, and includes full contact information for 60,315 manufacturing executives.

Click here to order Illinois Manufacturers Directory (in print)

Click here to download Illinois Manufacturer Profiles (online)

Click here to access your FREE resource for competitive bids on machinery, parts, supplies & services

Click here to add or update your Manufacturer Profile




OfficeMax Partner AdvantageSM Program

Members of The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association will enjoy substantial savings of 31% to 88% off the manufacturers’ list price on frequently purchased items, and get reduced pricing on more than 12,000 in-stock products and 3,700 environmentally preferable products and services. Members will also receive discounts on certain ImPress® print and document services. Whether you order online or at an OfficeMax store, your exclusive IMA member discounts apply.

This member program offers:

  • Exclusive IMA member pricing
  • Award-winning customer service
  • No-hassle returns
  • Free delivery on in-stock orders over $50

Please call 1-800-636-2377 to request more information.

Begin saving today with the OfficeMax Partner AdvantageSM Program!

CLICK HERE for products and details.


IMA Telecommunications Program

If you are looking to help your business become more profitable, without sacrificing service and quality, then you’ve come to the right place. Globalcom is a full service telecommunications provider that can handle all of your business communication needs. We offer Local, Long Distance, Internet, Wireless, Calling Cards, Toll Free Services and Data services all at the most competitive rates in the industry. Globalcom offers all of these services on one easy to read invoice. By having all of your communications with Globalcom, you’ll never have to track down numerous bills from numerous companies again. This allows for you to do what you do best…run your business. Globalcom, truly your “one-stop” for all of your communication needs.

For more information contact Janie Stanley at 217-522-1240 ext 3020 or


Illinois Manufacturers' Incentive Program (IMIP)

The Illinois Manufacturers' Association added a new incentive program to assist members planning significant consolidation or expansion projects. For those companies considering new capital investments that will exceed $2.5 million and will create at least 25 new jobs, the Illinois Manufacturers' Incentive Program (IMIP) could provide significant savings. It has already saved a number of IMA members several million dollars.

Click here for more information!