Why Choose the Illinois Manufacturers Association Energy Program?

IMA chose Constellation as their endorsed energy supplier because of their greater flexibility to help you develop energy management solutions to protect your bottom line. Teaming up with Constellation allows you to take advantage of powerful benefits offered to IMA members. So why should you choose the IMA Energy Program?

Endorsed energy supplier
Selected Constellation as endorsed competitive electricity supplier in 1999
Contract terms flexibility
Fully negotiated multi-year contract terms give the option to lock-in competitive prices for the short- or long-term
Online energy management tools
Free online energy management tools to track usage and billing
Energy offers designed for you
Customized energy offers specifically designed for manufacturers
Full support from our team
Dedicated customer care representatives ensure timely and accurate billing services
Here for you
Serves over 350 Illinois Manufacturers Association members throughout the state of Illinois
Dedicated focus to fit your needs
Dedicated focus on serving manufacturers

We selected Constellation as our endorsed energy supplier in 1999 because they offer guidance on energy pricing options that gives our members budget certainty and protection from market risk. They are committed to helping our members take control of energy costs with customized solutions.

– Mark French, Executive Vice President & Secretary, IMA

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Energy Budgeting in a post-COVID World: FY2022 and Beyond

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented volatility and uncertainty to energy markets, which our experts detailed early last year and provided guidance for our customers. Electricity usage fell by up to 20% during the...
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This upcoming #webinar will help to understand some of the benefits...

This upcoming #webinar will help to understand some of the benefits of doing business in the U.S. that European companies can find: https://t.co/chZNysSFuT #FDI https://t.co/koIDTHdPdi
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Congratulations again to IMA member Blistex, Inc. for making the Top...

Congratulations again to IMA member Blistex, Inc. for making the Top 4 finalists in the IMA's 2021 Makers Madness Competition presented by @comcastbusiness! Great to see the banner celebrated by the team at the facility in in Oak Brook! #MakersMadnessIL https://t.co/1faqptVby2
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We’re just over a week away from @MfgDay! Join us in...

We’re just over a week away from @MfgDay! Join us in showing students, parents and teachers what advanced manufacturing looks like via virtual or in-person programming. Plan your events throughout October! #MFGDAY21 https://t.co/qA2SfyozGA https://t.co/lDYBG5gWl6
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Read: Boeing puts drone assembly line in Metro East, could employ 300 https://t.co/9KCJRyIAIZ (via @PostDispatchbiz)
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Read: Illinois Manufacturers’ Association encouraging vaccines and mask wearing https://t.co/E999rrIpFm(via @WCIA3)

Read: Illinois Manufacturers’ Association encouraging vaccines and mask wearing https://t.co/E999rrIpFm(via @WCIA3)
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Last month, our friends at The Manufacturing Institute (MI), part of...

Last month, our friends at The Manufacturing Institute (MI), part of the @ShopFloorNAM expanded its #HeroesMAKEAmerica! Learn about this exciting expansion, and what it means for the military and manufacturing community. https://t.co/o0a2qO9Nqf (via @IndustryWeek) https://t.co/2dGNuC5Hiv
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The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) and @BCBSIL are re-imagining how Illinois...

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) and @BCBSIL are re-imagining how Illinois manufacturers provide their employees with best-in-class health coverage. We’re excited to be offering our third year enrollment– visit our website to learn more: https://t.co/aq0qO0bnRK https://t.co/CK3eROeWAq
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A new $200 million, 291,000-square foot @Boeing facility will bring 300...

A new $200 million, 291,000-square foot @Boeing facility will bring 300 jobs to Metro East, producing the U.S. Navy's first carrier-based unmanned aircraft: https://t.co/bIs22z2ejF https://t.co/QYULYB6Iwb
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On page 24 in the latest edition of The Illinois Manufacturer,...

On page 24 in the latest edition of The Illinois Manufacturer, Billy McFadden, Head of Sales, North America at @airthings, takes a dive into the “Rule of Four” when it comes to establishing an effective air quality monitoring standard for indoor spaces: https://t.co/xZSq9InNZc https://t.co/K44d4TC0Iz
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ICYMI - you can watch last week's @NLinChicago panel discussion with @ILChamber, @evbox, @elaadNL and @Ford on Illinois' EV industry and the opportunities it represents for Dutch companies: https://t.co/audaKhyzI4
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Monthly Energy Market Intel Webinar

This month's webinar will include: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team • Notable developments and insights on the economy • A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals • An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices

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Tue. August 3, 2021 2:00 pm

August 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month's webcast features a discussion with Peter Kelly-Detwiler, Smart Energy Decisions’ Director of Educational Programming and Principal of NorthBridge Energy Partners

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Wed. June 16, 2021 2:00 pm

June 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Join us for updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions. Don't miss out on this chance to ask or hear energy questions from businesses like yours.

Topics: The June weather forecast and drought implications, Factors contributing to rising NYMEX prices, End-of-summer storage implications, An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices
Tue. June 8, 2021 2:00 pm

June 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month's webcast features a discussion with Pro Football Hall of Famer, Roger Staubach. Roger T. Staubach is executive chairman of JLL Americas, a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate.

Topics: Roger Staubach's athletic history, How his off season job turned into a post football career
Wed. May 19, 2021 2:00 pm

May 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Join us for updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions. Don't miss out on this chance to ask or hear energy questions from businesses like yours.

Topics: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team, Notable developments and insights on the economy, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals, An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices
Tue. May 4, 2021 2:00 pm

May 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

Our Fortunato & Friends webcast series featured Exelon Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and Kevin O’Brien, Portfolio Manager & Analyst at Prospector Partners.

Topics: Inflation and the Future of Interest Rates
Thu. April 15, 2021 2:00 pm

April 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Join us for updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions. Don't miss out on this chance to ask or hear energy questions from businesses like yours.

Topics: Current spring weather patterns and drought conditions that will influence summer weather forecasts, The early stages of a reopened economy, The latest updates on the core energy market fundamentals
Tue. April 6, 2021 2:00 pm

April 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month's webinar featured host Ed Fortunato, moderator Keith Poli and special guest Anthony Scaramucci is the Founder and Co-Managing Partner of SkyBridge Capital. discussing the following topic:

Topics: The Future of the Economy
Wed. March 17, 2021 2:00 pm

March 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Join us for updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions. Don't miss out on this chance to ask or hear energy questions from businesses like yours.

Topics: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team, Notable developments and insights on the economy, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals, An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices
Tue. March 2, 2021 2:00 pm

March 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month's webinar featured host Ed Fortunato, moderator Keith Poli and special guest Constance Hunter, Principal and Chief Economist of KPMG LLC, discussing the following topic:

Topics: What does the economy look like in a post-COVID world? Is inflation a risk?
Wed. February 17, 2021 2:00 pm

February 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Join us for updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions. Don't miss out on this chance to ask or hear energy questions from businesses like yours.

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Tue. February 2, 2021 2:00 pm

February 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

February's webinar featured host Ed Fortunato, moderator Keith Poli and special guest Dr. Wilbur H. Chen, MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA discussing the following topic:

Topics: COVID, The Vaccine, The Mutations and What's Next?
Wed. January 20, 2021 2:00 pm

January 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Join us for updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions. Don't miss out on this chance to ask or hear energy questions from businesses like yours.

Topics: Insights into mid-winter weather; a La Niña-driven pattern is in place, but will blocking be prevalent enough to bring some cold air to the Midcontinent and East Coast?, Economic indicators: Impact of the latest COVID-19 package from Congress as we await vaccine distribution, The outlook for 2021: Global oil demand is lower by 8 mm bbl/day, but we have a lumber market making new highs. What does this mean?, How did gas production hold up in December vs. EIA estimates? What is the outlook for 2021?
Tue. January 5, 2021 2:00 pm

January 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

January's webcast featured Exelon Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and special guest Laura Gamble, Regional President of PNC Bank, Greater Maryland. The live interview, moderated by Constellation Commodities Management Group team member, Keith Poli, covered The Economy and the Outlook for 2021.

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Wed. December 16, 2020 2:00 pm

December 2020 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Our Energy Market Intel Webinar Series brings you key insights into market trends, buying strategies, and outlooks on power and natural gas pricing trends that can make you a smarter buyer and manager of energy for your company.

Topics: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team, Notable developments and insights on the economy, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals, An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices,
Tue. December 1, 2020 2:00 pm

December 2020 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month’s webinar features host Ed Fortunato, moderator Keith Poli and special guest Wilbur H. Chen, MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA. Dr. Chen is an adult infectious disease physician-scientist with a specific interest in clinical vaccinology. His research career has been focused on developing vaccines against pathogens of global health importance.

Topics: Outlook for a COVID Vaccine and Economic Impact in 2021
Wed. November 18, 2020 2:00 pm

November 2020 Energy Market Intel Webinar

We provide updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions.

Topics: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team, Notable developments and insights on the economy, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals, An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices
Tue. November 3, 2020 2:00 pm

November 2020 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month we featured Exelon Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and Erin Blanton, Sr. Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy. The live interview, moderated by Constellation Commodities Management Group team member, Keith Poli, consisted of a deep dive on both domestic and global events driving the economy and energy markets.

Topics: Natural Gas: What to Expect this Winter and Beyond
Wed. October 21, 2020 2:00 pm

October 2020 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Join us for the month's webinar where we provide updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions. Don't miss out on this chance to ask or hear energy questions from businesses like yours.

Topics: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team, Notable developments and insights on the economy, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals, An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices
Tue. October 6, 2020 2:00 pm

October 2020 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month’s webinar features host Ed Fortunato, moderator Keith Poli and special guest David Brown, SVP of Federal Government Affairs and Public Policy for Exelon, discussing the following topic: The Upcoming Election and its Potential Impact on Energy Policy

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Wed. September 23, 2020 2:00 pm

September 2020 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Listen to the September Energy Market Intel Webinar where these topics were covered: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team Notable developments and insights on the economy A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices

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Tue. September 1, 2020 2:00 pm

September 2020 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

Listen to our latest webcast with Exelon Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and Peter Rosenthal, Head of Power at Energy Aspects and how the COVID-19 Crisis Has Affected the Energy Market. The live interview, moderated by Constellation Commodities Management Group team member, Keith Poli, consisted of a deep dive on both domestic and global events driving the economy and energy markets.

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Tue. August 4, 2020 2:00 pm

August 2020 Fortunato & Friends

Listen to our first webinar featuring Ed Fortunato and a special guest Lisa Graham, VP & Treasurer for Exelon, they discussed COVID-19 and the economic impact of Exelon and other companies. The live interview, moderated by Constellation Commodities Management Group team member, Keith Poli, will cover the driving factors impacting the energy market.

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Wed. July 15, 2020 2:00 pm

July 2020 Energy Intel Webinar

Listen to the July 2020 Energy Intel Webinar, we provide updates on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions.

Topics: An update on any changes to the summer forecast, A review of economic news, An update on liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo developments and, News from oil and gas producers.
Wed. June 17, 2020 2:00 pm

June 2020 Energy Intel Webinar

Listen to the June 2020 Webinar recording on factors affecting energy prices, such as weather, gas storage and production, and domestic and global economic conditions.

Topics: An update on any changes to the summer forecasts, A review of economic news with Chief Economist Ed Fortunato, The latest on liquefied natural gas developments, and the progress of production cuts across key basins
Wed. May 20, 2020 2:00 pm

May 2020 Energy Intel Webinar

If you didn’t have an opportunity to attend, you can access the presentation and recording with the link below.

Topics: economic conditions and the status of COVID-19 shutdowns, thoroughly discuss gas and power market fundamentals, provide our first look at a summer 2020 weather forecast
Wed. April 22, 2020 2:00 pm

April 2020 Energy Intel Webinar

Listen to the recording of our April 2020 webinar to learn about the effects of COVID-19 on energy market trends and how that may affect your future contracting decisions.

Topics: Q&A with a Special Guest Speaker: Mark Huston, our President of Retail, answered questions about how Constellation will continue to support customers during COVID-19, An update on Saudi-Russia-U.S. agreement from April 12th on cuts in oil output, An economic update with Ed Fortunato: The Federal Reserve and the latest developments

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Rich  Cialabrini
Rich Cialabrini
Sr. Association Manager Constellation
Mark Frech
Mark Frech
Executive Vice President & Secretary Illinois Manufacturers Association
Mark Frech

Mark Frech

Mike French serves as the Executive Vice President & Secretary for the IMA and has been with Constellation since the beginning of electric deregulation in the late 90’s. His favorite part about working with Constellation is the ability to share information and become more knowledgeable. Check out his favorite piece of advice from Constellation for some great economic outlook: Fortunato & Friends Webcast

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How can the Illinois Manufacturers Association Energy Program help your business?

The Illinois Manufacturers Association (IMA) chose Constellation as their endorsed energy supplier to provide value to members like you. IMA members can manage energy costs in new and powerful ways to achieve budget certainty, cost savings, and financial protection with Constellation’s full range of integrated energy solutions. Constellation also provides IMA with educational materials and a dedicated focus serving manufacturers.

Why Choose the Illinois Manufacturers Association Energy Program?

  • Selected Constellation as endorsed competitive electricity supplier in 1999
  • Fully negotiated multi-year contract terms give the option to lock-in competitive prices for the short- or long-term
  • Free online energy management tools to track usage and billing
  • Customized energy offers specifically designed for manufacturers
  • Dedicated customer care representatives ensure timely and accurate billing services
  • Serves over 350 Illinois Manufacturers Association members throughout the state of Illinois
  • Dedicated focus on serving manufacturers

Now’s the Time to Proactively Manage Your Energy Budget

Energy has become one of the top five expenses for many businesses, no matter what their size. Today, more businesses are looking to Constellation to develop energy strategies to help manage these costs. Whether your business is looking for cost certainty with a fixed price solution; access to real-time market pricing with an index solution; or a more complex risk mitigation strategy, the IMA Energy Program can offer customized solutions for your business.

Constellation is a leading competitive retail and wholesale supplier of power, natural gas and energy products and services across the continental United States. Constellation’s family of retail businesses serves residential, public sector and business customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100

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Interested in learning more about the IMA Energy Program? Visit associations.constellation.com/IMA or contact one of our IMA Energy Program representatives below.

Rich Cialabrini
Sr. Association Manager
Constellation
richard.cialabrini@constellation.com
847.738.2510
Mark Frech
Executive Vice President & Secretary
Illinois Manufacturers Association
mfrech@ima-net.org
217.522.1240