Current Corporate Partners

The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois is excited to announce new corporate partnerships for this upcoming academic year. Our partners receive unprecedented access to the talented individuals who call ISE home. In return, ISE students have the opportunity to join successful companies who have made a comprehensive investment in both their education and their futures. We are eager to provide the best possible experience for our students and partner companies.


Gold Level: Prince Castle

Bronze Level: Molex, Northrop Grumman

Gold Partner

Prince Castle

Prince Castle.

ISE is pleased to announce Prince Castle as Gold Corporate Partner. Prince Castle has a long history of investing in ISE, including sponsoring senior design projects, hiring students, and providing internships. With this partnership, Prince Castle will continue building this investment into the future. We are happy to continue the productive relationship between ISE and Prince Castle.

Prince Castle is dedicated to helping the world’s leading restaurant brands improve restaurant operations so they can consistently serve a great-tasting product quickly and safely. Understanding the tight relationship between operational execution and product menu, Prince Castle develops kitchen equipment that optimizes both. The ISE department is well aligned with Prince Castle’s need for strong engineering talent with broad capabilities to integrate electronics, machines, and digital technology into food equipment systems. With manufacturing facilities in Carol Stream, IL and Shanghai, China, and sales offices throughout the world, the company offers a wide-range of opportunities for ISE students.

Prince Castle’s parent company, Marmon Food, Beverage & Water Technologies Company, supports the global foodservice industry with innovative equipment and technologies for restaurants, hotels, cafeterias, and other commercial and institutional environments. Marmon’s brands include Prince Castle, Angelo Po, Silver King food preparation equipment, Cornelius beverage dispensing equipment, and EcoWater and KX Technologies water purification equipment. The company is a subsidiary of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a global, diversified, industrial organization comprising about 185 independent manufacturing and service businesses. Marmon is part of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., one of the world’s largest, most successful, and best respected companies.

Bronze Partners


Molex logo

ISE is pleased to announce Molex as Bronze Partner. Molex has been active in hiring ISE students and has partnered with the department to increase its exposure to its talented student population. As a partner, Molex will be visiting campus for the ISE & MechSE After-Hours event on September 6th and again September 28th & 29th as part of the Engineer in Residence program. With this partnership, Molex has invested in the future of ISE and its students. We look forward to building a productive relationship between Molex and ISE.

As a leading provider of electronic components and solutions, Molex views innovation as a tool for solving complex customer challenges. This philosophy has helped them not only create many pioneering electronic solutions, but also build a globally recognized company. Through standard-setting products, high-performance people and a globally collaborative process, they are committed to anticipating tomorrow's needs and helping our customers engineer breakthroughs that make the world better.

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman logo

ISE is pleased to announce Northrop Grumman as Bronze Partner. Through this partnership, Northrop Grumman is intent on discovering excellent talent to join their leading global security company. Northrop Grumman will be visiting campus on October 13th as part of the Engineer in Residence program. ISE is excited to build a dynamic partnership with Northrop Grumman.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide. Please visit for more information.

Contact Us

Lee ZerrusenLee Zerrusen
Coordinator of Student, Alumni, and Corporate Relations
Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
106 Transportation Building M/C 238
104 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801

(217) 244-1236