From its home base in Loves Park, Ill., this designer and manufacturer has earned an international reputation for improving our world's water. ...

Have your banking habits gone fully mobile? Geoff Roemerman, of Associated Bank’s Rockford Community Market, explains the need-to-knows of mobile wallet technology. ...

Discover some of the latest product launches and opportunities happening among our region's manufacturers. ...

As the nonprofit Transform Rockford continues to pursue positive improvements across our region, teamwork has become an essential component. ...

Success starts with a friendly attitude and continues through quality customer service. Learn how dedicated employees have helped to build long-term relationships with Rockford-area homeowners. ...

You never know when fate might reveal its plans. Meet one young businesswoman who landed in a field that's the perfect combination of creative outlet and business acumen. ...

Nobody wants to talk about what happens to your finances when you're no longer able to maintain them. Regal Investment's H. Ken Heise explains how to start the difficult conversation. ...

Things are looking up, and local communities are positioning themselves to make the most of it. Check in with chamber of commerce leaders from seven cities to see what they expect from the new year ahead. ...

The tides are changing in Rockford, and for the better. Learn how the Transform Rockford movement is inspiring a new approach to self-development that could make our region a Top 25 community. ...

Meet a team of commercial bankers who determined to try a different approach to serving local businesses, and learn how they've found success during a challenging first decade. ...