MAC2020 Header with plane, contrails, a blue background, and May 6 and 7 event dates.

Check out all of our presenters, sponsors, and exhibitors at MAC2020 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront on May 6th.

There will also be a tour of the Chicago Rockford International Airport and aerospace manufacturing companies on May 7th. To participate in these tours you must also be attending the event on May 6th.

Learn how your company can become a sponsor for MAC2020! For additional information email Anna Garrison, Manager, Projects & Events or call 815.969.4261.


AAR Corp Logo

AAR is an independent provider of aviation services to commercial and government customers worldwide. Our aftermarket expertise and award-winning solutions help customers increase efficiency and reduce costs while maintaining high levels of quality, service and safety.

Website: aarcorp.com

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.


Woodward Logo

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.



Anchor Harvey Logo

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.


American Standard Circuits - ASC

ASC is a Total Solutions Provider for the PCB industry, capable of delivering simple to advanced technology to virtually every industry sector in quantities ranging from quick prototypes to large volume production.
Founded in 1988, American Standard Circuits is a leading manufacturer of circuit board solutions worldwide.

Our ongoing commitment to leading-edge higher-level interconnect technology, cost-effective manufacturing and unparalleled customer service has put us at the forefront of advanced technology circuit board fabrication.

We manufacture quality rigid, metal-backed, flex and rigid-flex printed circuit boards on various types of substrates for a variety of applications.

Our ongoing R&D work in both thermal management and embedded passive components allows us to keep up with ever-increasing complexity, various clock speeds, power consumption, and heat output computing devices. Our specialties include hybrid circuits (made from multiple materials), exotic materials, blind and buried vias, flex, rigid-flex , and thermal management solutions (for which we hold several patents).

ASC has state-of-the-art process control systems and our certifications include AS9100 Rev D, ISO 9001:2015, MIL PRF 31032 and MIL PRF 50884F. We have rigorous SPC controls, automated optical inspection, metallographic cross-section and electrical test facilities. These provide the quality assurance needed to meet the high standards of our customers.


Baker Tilly Logo

Our fundamental purpose is to enhance and protect our clients’ value. The value they created. The value they want to keep and grow. Every day, our people solve our clients’ most pressing problems — and help them seize new opportunities. They are smart and talented, and they love what they do. Their dedication to our clients and each other is unmatched. Their optimism for what’s next is contagious. Our clients trust us to help shape their future, today. And for that we are grateful.

Together, let’s keep the momentum going.

Now, for tomorrow.



Arc-Tronics Logo

At Arc-Tronics, it is our goal to offer unequaled service, value and flexibility in electronic manufacturing services for customers in the industrial, medical, aerospace, space and defense industries. We are constantly working to better our capabilities, and aim to ensure long-term loyalty and benefits to customers and team members for mutually benefiting partnerships.


Clinkenbeard Logo

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.


Ingenium Technologies Logo

Ingenium Technologies Corporation (Ingenium) 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, and Operations expertise.

We’re committed to providing world-class engineering expertise and technical resources to address specific tasks and challenges as well as turnkey solutions for complex programs.

We partner with various sized organizations to provide on-site, outsourcing and consulting expertise, ranging from a dedicated engineering resource to an entire team.

Ingenium is focused on providing significant value to our customers and partners through the consistent implementation of high quality, cost-effective solutions.


L-T-L Co Logo

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.


Sugino Logo

Sugino Machine Limited manufactures innovative, precision equipment for high-pressure cleaning, deburring, machining, drilling and tapping, burnishing, waterjet cutting, and more. The company’s deep history began in Japan in 1936, and the U.S. arm of Sugino Machine Limited, Sugino Corp. was established in 1980. With 80 years of experience, we help customers solve their most demanding production challenges. From our patented Super Technology engineering to our belief in listening to our customer’s feedback; our goal is reliability, flexibility, accuracy, and superior results. All Sugino products are backed by a global service and support team. Sugino Corp. is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, with a Technical Center in Wixom, Michigan.


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.