Midwest Aerospace Conference - MAC2022 - Blue header with plane and contrails

Check out all of our presenters, sponsors, and exhibitors at MAC2022 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront.

Learn how your company can become a sponsor! 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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American Standard Circuits (ASC) prides itself on being a total solutions provider, manufacturing quality rigid, metal-backed, RF/microwave, flex, and rigid-flex PCBs for the medical, automotive, industrial, defense, and aerospace markets in volumes from test and prototypes to large production orders. ASC has the expertise to provide a wide variety of technologies in a time-critical environment. Their qualifications include AS9100 Rev D, ISO 9001:2015, IATF16949:2016, MIL-PRF 31032, MIL-PRF-55110, MIL-PRF-50884 certification, and ITAR registration. In addition to manufacturing in the USA, ASC can transition and manage your PCB requirements to lower-cost regions via its qualified supply chain of offshore partners. ASC also holds many key patents for metal bonding processes. For more information about American Standard Circuits’ services or to ask one of their technology experts a question go to our website.


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Since 1972, Arc-Tronics has been providing streamlined solutions for electronic manufacturing services in the industrial, medical, space and defense industries. We are experts in all aspects of production and assembly of printed circuit boards, cable and harnesses, box builds and more.

We are proud to provide our global customers with the expertise that puts quality at the core of their products.

All employees are trained to J-STD-001 standards. All assemblies are built to IPC 610 or 620 Class II or III standards depending on customer requirements.


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We support Aerospace programs with complex machined assemblies. Prototype, development, and production capable. Rapid startup and changeover.

  • Experience – since 1966
  • Qualified – AS9100 quality, ITAR, Cage Code, CMMC cybersecurity in process
  • Fast – healthy sense of urgency and Rapid niche
  • Capable – state-of-the-art facility with in-house engineering, manufacture, and assembly
  • Differentiators include high-level process engineering, project management, multi-axis machining, large-scale 5-axis milling and turning. mechanical mockups, cutaway mockups, and robust large-scale training systems and devices ( ie.. turbine engine full scale, etc ).


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Fortress Data Management provides cybersecurity consulting services to prepare defense contractors seeking CMMC and DFARS certification to pass the required CMMC audit. This includes assistance with completing the NIST 800-171 Self-Assessment, setting up their PIEE portal and entering the SPRS scores. By working closely with stakeholders, we develop and integrate cybersecurity and compliance management programs and required System Security Plans into our client’s corporate culture.

Founded in 1993, services provided include:

  • CMMC Compliance Risk Assessment and Gap Analysis
  • Policy Development and Support
  • Cybersecurity Controls Development
  • Compliance Audit Support
  • Vulnerability & Penetrations Scans and Analysis
  • CMMC Compliant Data Backup
  • ITAR Compliance Assessments

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Ingenium Technologies Corp. is a leading engineering services organization, providing outsourcing, consulting, and staffing solutions. Ingenium provides a full range of component and system-level design, analysis, development, integration, operations, software, and technical writing expertise.

Ingenium Technologies has over 50 professionals with an average experience in excess of 25 years. Their careers cover commercial, military, space, undersea, and land vehicles applications.

Over its 20 years history, Ingenium Technologies has worked in the military and commercial aerospace sectors as well as numerous non-aerospace sectors including medical, land vehicles, and production equipment sectors.

Ingenium Technologies’ broad customer base includes military customers such as the US DoD, US Air Force, US Army, and US Navy. It also includes many commercial customers such as OEM, Tier 1, and Tier 2 companies.


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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.


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Safety Socket is an AS9100-certified, DDTC-registered and CUI-compliant manufacturer of high-strength fasteners for demanding military, aerospace and commercial fasteners. Typical products include socket head cap screws, hex head cap screws and 12-points, in sizes from #4 through 1″, and out lead times are often half that of other suppliers.

In addition to membership in the IFI Division II — Aerospace, Safety Socket also serves as technical advisor to the National Aerospace Standards Committee.

We welcome the opportunity to help with your challenges!

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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.


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Thayer updates commercial lighting systems for maximum energy efficiency and light quality with minimal disruption to client operations. Replacing your company’s outdated lighting with today’s energy-efficient systems, incl Thayer is a Solution Oriented Company that specializes in Energy Efficiencies with over 100 years of combined experience. We’ve installed products/controls for Indoor and Outdoor Lighting applications in more than 50 million square feet. We find the best incentives available for your project. Thayer has partnered with a reliable Solar company for large applications, and we are now offering EVC’s. (electronic vehicle charging stations) We can also lock in aggressive pricing on your utility rates! Thayer provides simple, cost-effective solutions that show a great return on investment and a quick payback.


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Tooling U-SME provides versatile, competency-based learning and development solutions for manufacturing, working with thousands of companies, including over half of all Fortune 500® manufacturing companies, plus educational institutions across the country. We help prepare the next-generation workforce by delivering industry-driven curriculum to hundreds of high schools, community and technical colleges, and universities. A division of SME, Tooling U-SME partners with customers to build high performers who help their companies drive quality, productivity, innovation, and employee satisfaction.


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UCAL SYSTEMS, Inc. formerly known as AMTEC Precision Products is a Leading Manufacturer of High Volume, precision metal components including but not limited to components such as Power train systems, Fuel systems, Ride control, Brake systems, Air conditioning systems, Defense, Aerospace and Hydraulic valves/pumps.

The primary customers are Automotive OEM’s, Aerospace, Appliance industry, Hydraulic industry and Marine industry among others. UCAL SYSTEMS, Inc machines a wide range of ferrous and non-ferrous materials like specialty alloy steels, stainless steel, aluminum and brass in bars, castings, tubing, and forgings.

UCAL SYSTEMS INC. has a fully equipped quality lab capable of meeting our customer’s stringent requirements.

UCAL SYSTEMS INC. is certified for IATF: 16949: 2016 Automotive Standard, AS9100:2016, ISO: 14001: 2015 Environmental Standard and Minority Certified Company.