Rockford’s Ralph Emerson: Right Man for the Times

His poet-philosopher cousin is more famous, but this Rockford businessman had the practical sense to develop many of the city’s most important industries. Discover more about this man who stood tall in our community.

Tool & Die: The Secret to Creating Almost Anything

Tool and die makers produce parts used in most every kind of industry. Step inside Rockford Toolcraft and learn how Rockford’s manufacturing prowess supplies some of the country’s most recognizable brands.

Rockford Structures Builds Upon a Recovery

This homegrown company, which serves clients across the nation, is experiencing a surge in activity this year. Find out what’s behind the recent growth, and how the Rockford area is faring overall (infographic included)