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!


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.

For more information about Constellation:

Contact: Rich Cialabrini
Call: 888.312.1563


MIS 360 - Manufacturers Insurance Services of Illinois


IMA Ship and Save Program

IMA members can save at least 70% on qualifying less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments.  YRCW offers flexible, efficient solutions, including comprehensive regional and national coverage with a full suite of guaranteed, expedited and specialized services. 

  • Expedited Precision™ offers you expedited, time-definite, air and ground service backed by our industry-leading customer satisfaction guarantee.
  • Guaranteed Precision™ will get your goods to their destination with a guarantee, ensuring delivery, on or before the standard service date by noon, 5 p.m., or within a customer-defined window, or you don’t pay.
  • Exhibit is a single source to satisfy your shipping needs to, from and between trade shows – including air and ground, expedited and guaranteed.
  • Cross-border dedicated service to Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
  • allows users to easily access shipping information 24/7.

To enroll visit For more information or if you would like a quote on a pending shipment email or call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377)


UPS Freight®

Members receive special pricing with UPS Freight on qualifying LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) shipments. With UPS Freight you will get regional, interregional, and long-haul capabilities - all under one carrier.  And with UPS technologies, such as WorldShip®, and Quantum View® manage, you can process and track LTL shipments, create electronic bills of lading, reconcile billing, and much more!

UPS Air Freight

With UPS Air Freight, it’s easier than ever to send freight around the world. Our comprehensive portfolio of global air freight services provides options which fit your time-in-transit needs. Use our technology solutions to calculate rates and create shipments on Then track your freight movements in real time or access a full view of shipment detail for your inbound, outbound, or third-party shipments right from your desktop. UPS Air Freight services allow you to control your supply chain, ensure goods get to their destinations and maximize shipping efficiency.

To enroll visit For more information or if you would like a quote on a pending shipment email or call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377)

With Estes, IMA members receive at least 70% off qualifying less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments. Estes is the largest privately-held (LTL) company in North America—as well as a total solutions provider for all of your local, national and international shipping needs.

In addition to our national network of over 750 million one- and two-day shipping lanes, customers count on us for our regional expertise. Our direct service territory covers every state—including Alaska and Hawaii—and we also ship to Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Then there’s delivery to nearly any address in Canada and Mexico, plus worldwide ground- and airfreight-forwarding services. No matter where your shipment needs to go or when it needs to get there, Estes has you covered.

To enroll visit For more information or if you would like a quote on a pending shipment email or call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377)


Heritage-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.

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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 17,701 industrial businesses, and includes full contact information for 55,910 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.


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.

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