Aqua-Aerobic Systems: A Half-Century of Transforming Water

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.

Byron Bank Celebrates 45 Years in a Competitive Market

Byron Bank has grown from a single location in Byron, Ill., to a multi-branch bank that’s now a leader in Ogle County’s financial market. Discover how this bank has achieved success throughout the past 45 years.

Business Milestones: Primetime Audio Video at 25

When it comes to physics, opposites attract – and it turns out they can work well in business, too. After a quarter-century, this Rockford business is still a powerful attraction for area consumers.

Milestones: Classic Limousine Celebrates 20 Years

Jerry Vickery became a limo driver to fill his spare time. But since taking the reins last year of this longtime Rockford company, he’s accelerated the company’s commitment to excellence.

Ciao Bella Celebrates Five Years In Business

Whether you’re in the mood for flatbread pizzas, hamburger salads or gelato, Ciao Bella provides an authentic Italian dining experience. Discover how it’s grown and improved over time.

Milestones: Andco Kitchens & Baths Celebrates 85 Years

Meet a kitchen design company that got its start as an electric shop and never stopped seeking new ways to appeal to its cusotmers.

Mincemoyer: A Gem of a Jeweler for 75 Years

Meet a family that remains faithful to its business philosophy and honest customer service, now through three generations, and see how they’re celebrating an important milestone this year.

Milestones: Gustafson’s Marks 85 Years

Discover why this store, which calls itself “Rockford’s hometown merchant,” has successfully served its customers for three generations.