Made in the Stateline produced by WTVO/WQRF, showcases regional manufacturers and provides an up-close investigation on what they make, how its made, and what makes that company unique. In a recent edition, Eric Wilson interviews Teresa Beach-Shelow and Thom Shelow from Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. Other videos include interviews with Midwest Aero Support, Forest City Gear, Rockford Toolcraft Inc, and Woodward, Inc.
Advanced manufacturing is one of eight industry clusters located in the Rockford Region. Manufacturing in the Rockford Region provides twice the level of employment as it does on the national level.
These interviews provide an opportunity for viewers to see the actual facilities and some of the technology required in advanced manufacturing facilities.