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These are the suppliers available for matchmaking sessions on May 6th from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. For the opportunity to connect with them complete the online form.

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Contact: Kerry Kubatzke

Company Address: 600 West Lamm Road
Freeport, IL 61032
United States of America

Phone: 1.888.367.4464

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 Precision Assemblers - APA

Contact: Tara Cook

Company Address: 120 Rowell Rd
Hampshire, IL 60140
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.979.1827

American Precision Assembler’s mission is to meet and exceed every customer expectation, while our vision is to be regarded as the supplier of choice for companies seeking high quality, cost-effective wire harnesses, cable assemblies, box builds and other sub-assemblies.

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.

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Contact: Daniel Gallagher

Company Address: 118 Simonds Ave
Dekalb, IL 60115
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.758.6691

With 14 licensed companies in five countries, the Armoloy Corporation is committed to being where industry needs it the most.

Over half a century after it was developed and brought to market, Armoloy TDC remains the first name in thin dense chrome. Whether it be one part or a million parts, whether the tools of plastic injection molding, automated machinery, or linear motion, the Armoloy TDC process takes manufacturing technology and makes it better.

Precision. Quality. Durability. Our mission is adding value across the spectrum of manufacturing applications.

Contact Person: Michael Goeringer

Company Address: 1150 Pagoni Dr.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
United States of America

Phone: 1.847.979.6502

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.

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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.

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Briggs Management Partners (BMP) understands the impact of challenges confronting management that need rapid response. Our seasoned Partners have directed successful engagements in advising, restructuring and repositioning companies facing difficult circumstances that require immediate action. We have stabilized firms across various industries and in the process developed growth and exit strategies that resulting in dramatic positive swings in cash flow and valuation for our clients.

Our Partners have held the full suite of C-level positions ranging from Controller, Chief Financial Officer, President to Chief Executive Officer among others. We work with companies in variety of industries from $20 million to large firms with annual sales of $200 million and above. We are pleased to share with you our history of success that has deep roots in manufacturing, distribution, defense and service related industries to name a few. We are well networked in all levels of the financial community including senior, mezzanine and specialty finance lenders. On the debt side of the Balance Sheet and as well as Private Equity and Family Officies on the capital side, BMP works quickly with precision to rapidly resolve our client’s strategic, financial and operational challenges.

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For over half a century, Camcraft has been focused on providing solutions for the most demanding machined parts applications. Our customers have come to see us as a unique partner, ideally suited to support the development and launch of their most challenging new products.
Advanced Sourcing professionals value the breadth and depth of the teams we assemble to help them hand off a high-performing, low-warranty product to their manufacturing facilities, on-time and on-budget.
Engineering professionals know they have a partner who is able to start with a clean sheet of paper, and invest in the best available machining, metrology and automation technology, bringing original concepts to a final print that marries manufacturability and function at the highest levels.

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Contact: Gardiner Rynne

Company Address: 3910 Linden Oaks Drive
Rockford, Illinois 61109
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.874.8118

Chem Processing is an AS9100 certified, Nadcap accredited provider of plating, coating and anodizing services to aerospace manufacturers and MRO facilities. Based in Rockford since 1970, Chem Processing is a key part of the region’s aerospace supply chain, completing the critical final finishing operation on flight-critical hardware for many key platforms. Offered finishes include electroless nickel plating, cadmium plating, copper plating, silver plating, aluminum anodizing, chemical conversion coatings, manganese phosphate, dry film, epoxy, polyurethane and others.

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Contact: Reg Gustafson

Company Address: 810 Progressive Ln
South Beloit, IL 61080
United States of America

Phone: 1.812.226.0291

Clinkenbeard provides machining solutions for complex manufacturing challenges that deliver turnkey parts and assemblies on time and on budget. Your single source for prototype, development, and production machining under one roof. 

– Founded in 1966 to serve Aerospace OEMs
– Experts in a variety of materials including Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Inconel, and Exotic Alloys

– AS9100 Registered
– ITAR Registered
– Tier I and Tier II Management with LTA and Blanket PO options
– PPAP capability at all levels per customer specification
– ERP System

– Healthy sense of urgency throughout organization
– Rapid turn-around on quotations
– Rapid project start-up procedures

– 40,000 sq. ft. facility and 5-acre site designed for expansion Immediate open floor space for equipment addition
– Production machining quantities from hundreds to thousands
– CNC Hog-outs and Assemblies
– State-of-the-art quality lab with automated CMM and laser scanner

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.

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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Contact: Graham Bradbury

Company Address: 4216 Maray Drive
Rockford, Illinois 61107
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.399.8803

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.


Contact: Dean Harms

Company Address: 8500 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.997.6789

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.

With more than 50 full-time staff and partners positioned statewide, IMEC delivers the local expertise to not only plan and strategize, but to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of client improvements.

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Company Address: LTL Company
4801 American Rd
Rockford, IL 61109
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.874.0913

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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Contact: Kimberly Bruce

Address: 4949 Harrison Avenue, Suite 100
Rockford, IL 61108
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.484.0739

Why Larson & Darby Group? It’s a fair question as you look for the right firm to provide the level of design and service your next project deserves.

Our clients tell us that what sets us apart is our talented team, high integrity and the versatility to deliver projects across a wide range of markets. Our team is comprised of specialists and experts in their respective fields, sought out for their expertise on projects regionally, nationally and worldwide. We are team players who enjoy working collaboratively with clients to find creative design solutions while successfully balancing schedule, scope, quality and budget.

As a full-service architectural, engineering, interiors and technology design firm, we are able to bring a broad, interdisciplinary perspective to the design process. Mix in a passion for great design and service that has fueled us for more than 50 years and you have a firm that’s uniquely suited to solve your design challenges.

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Company Address: 8173 Starwood Dr
Loves Park, IL 61111
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.885.4747

Meridian is your single-source solution dedicated to an entire spectrum of printing and marketing capabilities. From commercial printing to promotional products, brand apparel and so much more, Meridian has equipped itself with great people—a team of smart and dedicated individuals who are talented professionals, all working together towards a shared goal. It ensures that, not only will your needs be met, but that they will be met to your full satisfaction.

Midwest Aero Support - US Flight Logo

Contact: Brent Johnson

Company Address: 1303 Turret Dr
Machesney Park, IL 61115
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.398.9202

Midwest Aero Support provides quality repair and electronic manufacturing services for commercial aircraft for companies worldwide. Centrally located just 70 miles northwest of O’Hare International Airport in Machesney Park, Illinois, Midwest Aero Support occupies a state-of-the-art 45,000 square foot facility that is fully capable of handling just about any repair or manufacturing project. We’re proud to partner with over 60 airlines and dozens of other clients world-wide.  We pride ourselves with the quality of our work which meets or exceeds our clients’ needs. Midwest Aero Support, Inc. specializes in the repair and manufacture of various aircraft components, interior products and composites used on commercial and military aircraft. Our customer base is global. Repaired components include pneumatic, mechanical, electrical and electronic. Interior products serviced are passenger and crew seats as well as interior panels. We have extensive repair processes for products serviced, thus reducing maintenance costs. Manufactured products are electronic components and wire harnesses. MAS is certified to FAA / EASA / CAAC / AS9100 standards.

Contact: Dennis Irwin

Address: 4747 Industrial Drive
Peru, Illinois 61354
United States of America

Phone: 1.815.224.3150

Located in Peru, Illinois, the Peru plant is the largest of our four facilities. With 120,000 square feet and modern horizontal machining centers with capacities up to 1000mm, the Peru plant specializes in precision CNC horizontal machining of large castings and forgings.

An extensive range of support equipment, including CNC vertical machining centers and CNC turning centers, completes the full-service manufacturing environment. The Peru facility is certified to ISO 9001:2015 and working towards AS9100 is the international management system standard for the Aviation, Space, and Defense (AS&D) industry.

Our large machining capacity, combined with our unique and innovative approach to tooling, provides our customers with the most cost-effective manufacturing options available. With our state-of-the-art technology, PGI offers customers top quality and reliability in large-capacity horizontal machining at the lowest possible cost. When it comes to large-capacity and production machining, the Peru facility was designed for you.

We operate around-the-clock to maximize throughput and provide the best possible value for our customers. We are proud to be a part of the world-class manufacturing environment at PGI Mfg.

We invite you to tour our facility in Peru and to let us show you what state-of-the-art technology combined with our commitment to manufacturing excellence can do for you.

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Contact: Ryan Pryor

Company Address: 5065 27th Ave
Rockford, IL 61109
United States of America

Phone: 1.779.770.7328

The RR Floody Company specializes in machine vision and advanced automation technology. We have consistently and successfully served OEM’s and end users in IL since 1956. We have the Midwest’s largest vision lab, allowing us to properly analyze and recommend vision solutions for customer applications.

Our applications engineering team boasts decades of experience in machine vision, product ID/Traceability, Robotics, Motion Control, Machine Control, Material Handling and Flexible Feeding Solutions. Our team is process minded and relationship driven. Our ultimate goals are:

Offer you unparalleled service.
Openly share our experiences through education.
Stand behind our recommendations & solutions.
Create lasting relationships built on trust.

Contact: Ryan Trzaska

Company Address: 425 Maple Ave.
Carpentersville, IL 60110
United States of America

Phone: 1.847.426.4560

Stanley Machining & Tool Corporation is a family-owned and operated contract-manufacturing company founded in 1966. With two facilities totaling almost 350,000 square feet, 200 pieces of equipment and over 100 employees, we cater to a diverse clientele (primarily Fortune 500 companies). Industries include, but are not limited to, Heavy Equipment, Oil & Gas, Rail, Aerospace and Defense. We offer turnkey production precision machining for small to large format components. Our team members are highly skilled, highly trained and experts in the field of machining and management.

Contact: Dave Becker

Company Address: 1380 Hamilton Parkway
Itasca, IL 60143
United States of America

Phone: 1.630.626.0518

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.

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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.


Representing close to 1,000 manufacturers and over 30,000 manufacturing employees, the Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) is a comprehensive resource for midwest manufacturers looking to improve operations, strengthen their workforce, and grow their businesses. As a leading voice in an evolving industry, TMA cultivates and strengthens our members by providing them programs and services in order to thrive as individuals, companies, and a business community.

Contact: Michael Forbes

Company Address: 1875 Holmes Rd.
Elgin, IL 60123
United States of America

UCAL Systems Inc. is an Aerospace AS9100:2016 Certified company. A QS9000 & Q1 Manufacturer Of Precision Metal Component Parts for Automotive,(Power, Drivetrain & Ride Control), HVAC, Hydraulic, Medical, Military & Commercial Industries Volumes 10,000 To 3,000,000. Design, Engineering & CPPD. 140 CNC Lathes (Multiplex & Sub-Spindle), 110 Multi Spindle Lathes, 50 CNC Machining Centers (Vertical & Horizontal) 45 Grinders (CNC I.D. & O.D., Face, Centerless, Double Disc, Creep Feed). 15 Hydromat Machines (16 Station), Rotary Transfer: Lapping, Honing, Splining, Super Finishing, Deburing, Thermo & ECD.

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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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