In a region that lives and dies by manufacturing, you can safely bet this critical sector is playing a role in the Rockford region’s economic recovery. From parts big and small to clients near and far, our manufacturers are producing valuable jobs while keeping the world on the move. ...

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. ...

It’s no mirage: In this economic recovery, Rockford’s manufacturers are growing in leaps and bounds, bringing with them renewed prosperity for local workers, numerous opportunities for area suppliers, and plenty of growing pains, to boot. ...

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies. ...

Uncover some of the ways the Rockford region’s manufacturing powerhouses are keeping up with rising demand, building a highly skilled workforce, feeding the jobs pipeline and investing in the community – all while serving clients the world over. ...

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies. ...

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies. ...

On the occasion of its 80th anniversary, this longtime Rockford-area manufacturer is enjoying something of a rejuvenation, as it turns its sights toward business growth. ...

Exactly what role does engineering play in this region, and what makes it an important player in our prosperity? We met up with eight area leaders for a frank conversation on their impact to the region. ...

In our region's return to well-being, apprenticeships offer one pathway for area workers to improve their situation while developing skills on the job. Meet one Rockford man whose apprenticeship set him on a course toward prosperity. ...