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Check out all of our presenters, sponsors, and exhibitors at MAC2021 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront on October 5th.

Learn how your company can become a sponsor for MAC2021! For additional information email Anna Garrison.


Collins Aerospace - UTCAS

At Collins Aerospace, we work side-by-side with our customers to tackle the toughest challenges in aerospace and defense. We’re combining boundless imagination with a broad portfolio and an unmatched dedication to customers – all to make the skies and spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. We are redefining aerospace.

Website: CollinsAerospace.com

GE Aviation - Rockford - Air Management Solutions

GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of commercial, military and business and general aviation jet and turboprop engines and components as well as avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft. GE has a global service network to support these offerings. GE and its customers are also working together to unlock new opportunities to grow and deliver more productivity beyond traditional services. GE Aviation is becoming a digital industrial business with its ability to harness large streams of data that are providing incredible insights and in turn, real operational value for customers.


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Woodward, Inc. was founded in 1870 in Loves Park, IL as the Woodward Governor Company after Amos Woodward invented and patented a better, faster, more efficient water wheel governor. In 1934, Amos’ son Elmer patented the first successful aircraft propeller governor. Irl Martin, Amos’ son-in-law, and the company’s third chairman, introduced the Corporate Partnership, an innovative business structure that involved all company members in its business success. For almost 150 years, Woodward has been driven by the constant desire to solve, improve and address the challenges our customers-and their customers-face, innovating products that control energy for aerospace and industrial applications. And with our strong culture of collaboration, our expert technical knowledge, and a proven tradition of problem-solving, we deliver the trusted and innovative systems that are integral to the technology that changes the world.



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Anchor Harvey is a data-driven aluminum forging company with a century-long legacy in precision manufacturing, engineering, and supply chain management. We’ve modernized the age-old aluminum forging process by introducing sophisticated technology to monitor and control every step of the process, ensuring part consistency from 1 to +1,000,000.



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Clinkenbeard has established a respected name in the foundry tooling industry based on a history of successful projects with foundries across the country. If you have the need for speed, you have successfully used the internet to find the right tooling supplier.

Our pattern makers and CNC machinists have extensive experience making foundry patterns and core boxes which work for the customer the first time. We have the ability to make molds and cores in-house to confirm that the job will assemble as designed. We can provide quick delivery of master patterns from 3D model to any industry, not just the foundries, call or email to discuss your needs!

With Clinkenbeard, you will be guaranteed…

  • Short lead times for master patterns, pre-production tooling, and soft production tooling from 3D CAD model.
  • A well-established CNC department and conventional pattern shop with background in simple parts as well as and highly cored aerospace castings.
  • In-house molding and core making capability to test tooling before it is shipped.
  • Intimate knowledge of foundry tooling and castings.

Established in 1966 as a pattern shop which serviced the aerospace industry, we have evolved to an intimate knowledge of the foundry industry and complex issues related to making the high quality castings which can make or break your development program.


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Since 1917, we have distinguished our image as a high-quality machine shop specializing in all areas of precision machining. For over 100 years, LTL Company has established a reputation for superior skill and performance in the production of all types of parts and tools. We have provided service to hundreds of satisfied clients in the Midwest and across the country. Come check out our array of capabilities and let our longevity attest to our standing as an industry leader in the areas of quality and reliability.


Superior Joining Technologies - SJTI - Logo

Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) has grown and developed into a highly technical and precise welding operation serving any industry that needs that level of expertise and documentation, most notably aerospace. We work to support our customers, grow each employee and then reach out to have a positive impact on our community—especially as it pertains to supporting the manufacturing industry as a whole.

  • Superior Joining Technologies is a Woman-Owned Business.
  • FAA Repair Station OP Spec (3SJR972Y) Certified for Welding, Fluorescent Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Inspection.
  • UTC Aerospace Approved to AWS – Fusion Welding for Aerospace Applications.
  • Nadcap Accredited for Fluorescent Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Inspection (certificate), Fusion Welding, Laser Welding (certificate)
  • Woodward, Inc. Approved Supplier for NDT #3016777
  • FAA Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Certified.
  • Access to Foreign Trade Zone.