Bergstrom Inc.: An International Competitor with Rockford Roots

Serving equipment builders like Caterpillar and John Deere requires an international footprint for companies like Bergstrom Inc. in Rockford. Discover why this manufacturer is so committed to its customers, employees and hometown.

Mrs. Fisher’s Delicious Business

Manufacturing isn’t just about mechanical products. Food processing is big business, especially in our agriculture-rich region, where thousands of employees make it possible to get food from the farm to your table.

Spider Company’s Growing Role in Aerospace

Manufacturing has changed quite a bit, but it still provides nearly a fifth of our local jobs. Step inside this Rockford aerospace manufacturer that embraces both old-school production and new-school technology.