ROSCOE — Forest City Gear has expanded its capacity for the shaping of high precision internal and external gears with the addition of the latest Gleason GP300ES Gear Shaping Machine. The new GP300ES is the first machine of its kind in North America featuring an increased cutter spindle speed of 1,500 strokes per minute, giving […]
V2 Marketing Communications, of Rockford, recently organized and facilitated an eight-day workshop and banquet event for Chicago National Association of Dance Masters’s (CNADM) 106th Summer Dance Workshop. Highlighting the week was the presentation of an Artistic Achievement Award to dancer and choreographer Nick Pupillo. The event featured classes for both dance students and teachers and […]
Forest City Gear recently added an Evo Cam advanced full-HD digital microscope to help speed up and simplify the visual inspection of the company’s parts. The EVO Cam provides a large 30:1 optical zoom and magnification up to 300X in HD video. It will help operators find any possible surface anomalies more accurately. “It’s a […]
Joe Cox, managing partner in Camden, New Jersey, and Tony Schalliol, managing partner in Durham, North Carlina, have been named recipients of the 2018 Ken Hendricks Award. Cox began his career with ABC Supply in 2010, but his tenure in the industry began in 1981. He won the award based on his thoughtful approach to […]
ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of Alliance Wholesale Supply, 1581 Solomon Run Road in Johnstown Pennsylvania. Alliance Wholesale Supply, founded in 2000, is a distributor of roofing and other exterior building materials.
ABC Supply Co. Inc. has opened a new branch in the Bronx, New York. The new branch is at 3700 Dyre Ave. The branch’s manager, David Niedzwiecki, joined ABC Supply in 2012. He will manage daily operations and focus on leadership and training branch associates.
Montessori Private Academy, located in Rockford, recently received accreditation from the American Montessori Society. Achieving the accreditation took over two years of self-study, refinement and American Montessori Society review. The Montessori education method is a child-centered approach based on scientific observation of children. Montessori Private Academy has been serving local children since 1983. The school […]
The Greater Freeport Partnership, which is designed to promote economic development, tourism, Main Street and business services in the Freeport and Stephenson County region, recently announced that MetLife, Inc., has made a $15,000 contribution to the Northwest Illinois Development Alliance (NIDA) to support the initiative. The Greater Freeport Partnership formed in June 2018 when the […]
KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, recently worked with Heartland Financial, USA to develop the concept for a nationwide banking campaign. The company also worked with: Pearson to produce the fourth TV spot in a series of commercials for the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, pest control and drain service.
Blackhawk Bank recently announced a commitment to donate $15,000 to the Janesville Early Literacy Task Force over the next three years. The funds will help the Task Force provide Janesville youth, from birth to 5 years old, gain exposure to language and literacy skills. “Blackhawk Bank takes pride in being a strong community partner,” said […]