Northwest Business Magazine
Aqua-Aerobic Systems’ headquarters in Loves Park, Ill., remains a centerpiece for the firm’s engineering, assembly and training specialties.
Aqua-Aerobic Systems: A Half-Century of Transforming Water

From a simple aeration product to a global leader in wastewater treatment, Aqua-Aerobic Systems has built its success upon a foundation of research, engineering and strategic relationships all positioned with growth in mind.

Transform Rockford: Building a Bridge Out of Poverty in Rockford

Truly transforming our region into a Top 25 community requires a closer look at how we raise up those in poverty. A new project with Transform Rockford is taking the first step.

Traci Kline, executive director of TLC Living Community, says she’s excited to see the first residents arrive late this winter. (Blake Nunes photo)
Growth Story: TLC Living Community

This senior living community allows residents to age in place. Learn what amenities will be available for seniors and find out when this facility will finally open its doors.

Charles Zambrano, owner of EZ Satellite, in Loves Park, Ill., has expanded his business by offering high-demand products coupled with quality service.  (Samantha Behling photo)
Success Stories: EZ Satellite

This authorized retailer has grown into a one-stop shop for television, internet and “smart” devices for your home. Learn how the owner built the business from the ground up and find out how he’s remained successful.

One of the reasons why Norwest Construction has remained successful for more than three decades is because it’s kept pace with various changes and demands in the asphalt and paving industry.
Success Stories: Norwest Construction

This asphalt and paving company has been creating smooth surfaces across the area for more than 30 years. Find out how this business has maintained constant and strategic growth.