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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

In a world of evolving technologies, volatile political climates and global power shifts, there's much to concern us but much to make us hopeful. We met with six local manufacturing leaders to reflect on what most impacts their companies. ...

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. ...