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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The IMA’s Statewide Education & Workforce Policy Tour included 9 stops in just over 6 weeks where the IMA Ed Foundation met w/educators, biz & local manufacturers to discuss workforce development. A full report discussing the findings will be released in early 2022. Stay tuned! https://t.co/9j911pOcgj
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On February 9, join us and @BankofAmerica's Transportation Industry leader Mike Letsch as we discuss supply and demand dynamics in transportation with a particular focus on the key economic drivers in the goods economy. https://t.co/ltAsTmC6Jx https://t.co/sl5nbTjzal
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Congratulations to CARR Machine & Tool family – celebrating their 50th...

Congratulations to CARR Machine & Tool family - celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2022! This third-generation family company continues to grow and expanded into a modern industrial facility with state-of-the-art technology and automation. https://t.co/QHL9ZkzFho https://t.co/BZ6tj7TjOV
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IMA member @SmithfieldFoods & @ElginCommColl are partnering to offer a new...

IMA member @SmithfieldFoods & @ElginCommColl are partnering to offer a new maintenance technician apprenticeship program, designed to provide hands-on engineering and mechanical training. Learn more: https://t.co/tJ8bd6ZVnG
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Read: Omicron slows 2022 production for Illinois manufacturers https://t.co/0ZrWnWzkST (via @thecentersquare)

Read: Omicron slows 2022 production for Illinois manufacturers https://t.co/0ZrWnWzkST (via @thecentersquare)
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The Chicago Recovery Plan community development grant supports a diverse range...

The Chicago Recovery Plan community development grant supports a diverse range of development projects. Commercial, mixed-use, and light manufacturing projects are eligible - applications due on January 31, 2022. Learn more: https://t.co/NoK26LzFTV https://t.co/CtSsAgPs0p
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Congrats @LionElectricCo for being honored with @TIDRoundup’s #CommunityImpact award; Lion’s investment...

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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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Wed. January 19, 2022 2:00 pm

January 2022 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: An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals
Tue. January 11, 2022 2:00 pm

January 2022 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

We hosted our Fortunato & Friends webcast on Tuesday, January 11th, Special Guest: Professor Eswar Prasad Topic: The Future of Money

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Wed. December 15, 2021 2:00 pm

December 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Our 2021 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: A lack of blocking and a fast moving jet stream is bottling cold air up in Canada, Impacts of the Omicron variant on energy markets, Tight coal inventories in key Midwest power markets could drive higher gas burns
Tue. December 7, 2021 2:00 pm

December 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month’s webinar features host Ed Fortunato and special guest Dr. Ann Irvine who will discuss the following topic: •Cyber Crime & Security: Your Questions, Answered

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Wed. November 17, 2021 2:00 pm

November 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Our 2021 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: Weather Update: What do forecasts for December - February show about potential cold from La Nina?, Gas Fundamentals: What is behind the uptick in production?, Regional Power Roundtable: Key drivers for Winter 2022 for each ISO
Tue. November 2, 2021 2:00 pm

November 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month’s webinar features host Ed Fortunato and special guest Erin M. Blanton, Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs Topic: All Things Natural Gas: LNG, Supply & Demand, Pricing, Renewables and More

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Tue. October 5, 2021 2:00 pm

October 5th Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month's webcast features special guests Jan Stuart, Global Energy Economist, and Tom Marchetti, Global Energy Strategist, both of Cornerstone Macro

Topics: Where do we go from here in energy?

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Rich  Cialabrini
Rich Cialabrini
Sr. Association Manager Constellation
Cindy Tomei
Cindy Tomei
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Illinois Manufacturers Association
Cindy Tomei

Cindy Tomei

Cindy Tomei is Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Secretary of the IMA Board of Directors. Cindy brings together Manufacturers from across the State of Illinois for the betterment of industry and the economy. Cindy works with our key partners and IMA programs designed to provide value to IMA members such as our energy program.

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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
Cindy Tomei
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Illinois Manufacturers Association
ctomei@ima-net.org
630.824.9372