Illinois Metal Fabrication and CNC Machining 

Illinois Metal Fabrication and CNC Machining 

The state of Illinois is an important one for manufacturing in the Midwest. The state is home to several great manufacturing hubs, and for decades it has produced all kinds of items for various markets. 

Because of the importance of Illinois in the world of manufacturing, Mainstay is an active player in the state. Illinois boasts many facilities and thousands of employees statewide. Metal manufacturing is a key part of the industry. Many of the state’s manufacturing firms, including Mainstay, focus on this sector. 

Illinois Manufacturing Industry Facts

The Illinois manufacturing industry has an output of over $108 billion, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. Manufacturing accounts for nearly 13 percent of the total gross state product. The state’s diverse economy can support over 12,000 manufacturing firms and those firms employ around 588,000 people. 

The state’s output in terms of manufacturing has seen a dramatic increase since 2008 with only a few hiccups along the way. In 2008 there was only a little more than $80 billion of output. Today, there’s almost $110 billion in output. IMH is proud to be one of the many firms successfully operating in Illinois. 

CNC machining and metal fabrication products are among the top five sectors of the manufacturing industry for the state, which is what Mainstay focuses on. This allows us to be a key player in a thriving and important business area. 

Locations in Illinois We Serve

IMH prides itself on providing the absolute best service possible to our partners and customers no matter what part of the state of Illinois they hail from. Superior service is ingrained in our business model and it’s an important part of everything we do. 

Our workers strive to uphold our company values and fantastic performance. We also focus on building relationships that ensure success for all of our customers and partners. When you enter into a relationship with our team, you will find it’s unlike any other business partnership you’ve ever experience. Here are the areas of Illinois we focus on. 

  • Chicago
  • Aurora
  • Rockford


The most populous city in the state of Illinois, Chicago is a thriving metropolis. The city is the third-largest in the country and serves as the commercial and cultural hub of the Midwest in many ways. Manufacturing has been an extremely important part of the cities history, and it continues to be important to this day. 


One of the many suburbs of Chicago, Aurora is an important city in its own right. Located west of Chicago this suburb is actually the second most populous city in the state. Manufacturing played a key role in this city’s growth, though its economy has diversified since manufacturing was king. 


Located on the banks of the Rock River in the northern part of the state, Rockford is the largest city outside of the Chicago Metropolitan area. It was an important player in the industrialization of the state in the 1800s and has continued to be an important hub for manufacturing throughout the years. 

If you’re a business or organization in Illinois and you’re looking for CNC machining or metal fabrication we want to work with you. Reach out to start a conversation today.