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

Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Phone: 815-226-6000

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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IMEC is a team of improvement specialists and technicians dedicated to providing organizations in Illinois with the tools and techniques to create sustainable competitive futures. The experienced hands-on team at IMEC works closely with its clients to plan critical business improvements in the areas of Leadership, Strategy, Customer Engagement, Operations, and Workforce.



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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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Clinkenbeard is an innovator in the rapid development of complex parts and assemblies…a competitive advantage necessary for Aerospace and Defense programs.

AS9100 certification and ITAR compliance (CMMC in process) mixed with more than 55 years of proven expertise in engineering, advanced multi-axis machining and Aerospace alloys, Clinkenbeard can dramatically accelerate the product development process – from initial concept, to prototyping, bridge, and production.
Take a closer look at Clinkenbeard’s capabilities with the short video.


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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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For over 90 years, GROB has been known worldwide for the development and manufacturing of machines and production lines for automotive OEMs. GROB has since expanded its portfolio to include universal 5-axis machining centers. The unique retractable spindle provides unmatched accessibility to the work piece, and even upside-down machining, in a collision-free environment during tool change. They are easy to install and maintain, and provide outstanding performance and precision from lot size 1. 

GROB is a family-owned company located near Munich, Germany and has full manufacturing capabilities in Germany, Brazil, China, Italy and the United States. More than 500 employees at the 400,000 square foot facility in western Ohio support GROB customers across North America.


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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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Manufacturer of high strength fasteners for demanding aerospace, military and commercial applications. Cold, warm and hot forging from #4 through 1″ and comparable metric sizes. Parts made-to-print and/or national standards.


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Worldwide manufacturer of Component Drilling and Tapping Units, Roller Burnishing Tools, High and Low Pressure Washing and Deburring Equipment, Water Peening Technology, Horizontal and Vertical Machining Centers, Additive and Subtractive Machine, Self-Compensating Deburring Toolholders, Wet Pulverizing and Dispersion Machines, and Fluid Separation Equipment.


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Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. (SJTI) celebrates 30 years; Growing our Aerospace customer base with original equipment on 17 Commercial Airplanes and all Space programs—we now work with the new Aerospace customers Research and Development Pioneering solutions with evolving materials and processes used to produce their requirements— Our highly technical precise operation supports these platforms with Precision Joining Techniques-Laser; Complex High Precision 5-Axis Machining; NADCAP Non-Destructive Testing serves land and sea based customers. Using Multi-Axis Laser Cutting, marking, non-code machining and welding build a broad base of support to the manufacturing industry. Supporting this community with workforce development and participation.


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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.