Kika Young Named One of the “People to Watch for 2018”

Kika Young, who has been a person to watch at Forest City Gear since she was a toddler, landed on the Rockford Register Star’s “People to Watch in 2018” list.

  • 1/12/18

Merry Christmas

Owner’s, Fred and Wendy Young, produced this brief video Christmas card for all of our customers, vendors, and friends. “Here’s wishing you more happiness Than all my words can tell, Not just alone for Christmas But for all the year as well.”

  • 12/21/17

Fox 39 Touts Latest Mars Rover

We are proud of the work we do for NASA right here in northern Illinois. “Mars Rover 2020” will be the fourth rover on Mars using our gears. The trust that is placed in us to produce these critical components is immense, and it drives us to continually improve our capabilities. Special thanks to Fox […]

  • 12/01/17

Making a Difference in Roscoe

We were proud to notice our very own Mike O’Brien in the Rockford Register Star on Thursday. He regularly volunteers with the American Red Cross, and last week he participated in an event at Ledgewood and Stone Creek Schools.

  • 11/13/17

Rockford Area Manufacturing Day a Success

Forest City Gear is a proud participant in the Rockford area Manufacturing Day (MFG Day). MFG Day is a nationwide event held annually in October with the purpose of celebrating modern manufacturing and inspiring the next generation of manufacturers.

  • 11/02/17

Welcome Brian Gustafson to the FCG Team

We are excited to introduce the newest member of the Forest City Gear family, Brian Gustafson. He brings 15 years of diversified design and manufacturing engineering experience to our growing team of process engineers.

  • 11/01/17

FCG Adds Continuous Generating Grinding Capability for High Volume Production

Roscoe, Illinois – Forest City Gear has expanded its high-volume gear production capabilities with the addition of a Reishauer RZ 160 gear grinding machine and Felsomat FRC 600 high-speed load/unload automation. The system is part of a new 8,500 sq. ft. facility, located in close proximity to Forest City Gear’s main plant, dedicated to the […]

  • 9/11/17