An Era of Expansion: Manufacturing Basks in a Golden Age

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.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

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

Manufacturing Profiles: The Pathway to Our Prosperity

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.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

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

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

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

Business Milestone: Cellusuede Celebrates 80 Years

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.

The 2018 Engineering Leaders Roundtable

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.

Pathways to Prosperity: In Manufacturing, Apprenticeships Build Careers

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.

Manufacturing Powerhouses: Proud to be Powering the Region

What other sector can say it drives our region like manufacturing, which powers our local economy, our jobs scene, and products found around the world? Take a look at some of these firms that are leading their industries.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

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