FOREST CITY GEAR DONATES $3,100 TO SUPPORT ROCKFORD RESCUE MISSION

Forest City Gear is proud to announce that its employees have raised $1,300 to support the Rockford Rescue Mission’s efforts to respond to the increased need brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Forest City Gear committed to match employees’ donations dollar for dollar, raising the total for this most recent fundraiser to $2,600. That tally, […]

  • 5/05/20

KEITH LISTON JOINS FOREST CITY GEAR AS DIRECTOR OF SALES

Forest City Gear has hired Keith Liston as Director of Sales to help meet the growing demands of its wide and diverse customer base throughout the world’s gear-making industries. Mr. Liston was formerly Vice President of Sales for Gleason Cutting Tools Corporation and brings over 30 years of sales experience in the gear industries and […]

  • 4/21/20

FOREST CITY GEAR DEEMED ESSENTIAL BUSINESS, CONTINUES OPERATIONS AMIDST CORONAVIRUS

Dear Valued Business Partner,   We at Forest City Gear hope you and your families are staying safe and following all recommended CDC COVID-19 precautions. Safety is our top priority! During this time of uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Forest City Gear’s top concern is the health and safety of our employees and their families, […]

  • 3/24/20

IMPORTANT MESSAGE ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

 

  • 3/16/20

FOREST CITY GEAR ADDS GRINDING CAPACITY, VERSATILITY

ROSCOE, IL February 4, 2020. Forest City Gear has expanded its capacity for very high precision finish grinding of external, internal, straight and helical gears and special profiles with the addition of its second KAPP VUS 55P Form Grinding Machine. The new KAPP Form Grinder gives Forest City Gear the ability to rough and finish […]

  • 2/04/20

FOREST CITY GEAR EXPANDS GEAR SHAPING CAPACITY

ROSCOE, IL October 31, 2019. Forest City Gear has expanded its capacity for the shaping of high precision internal and external gears with the addition of the latest Gleason GP300ES Gear Shaping Machine. The new GP300ES is the first machine of its kind in North America featuring an increased cutter spindle speed of 1,500 strokes […]

  • 10/31/19

NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES AT FOREST CITY GEAR

ROSCOE, IL – October 29, 2019. Forest City Gear has hired Brad Lindmark as Director of Sales to help meet the growing demands of its wide and diverse customer base throughout the world’s gear-making industries. Mr. Lindmark brings a wealth of sales and marketing experience and a deep familiarity with all facets of inside and […]

  • 10/30/19

Forest City Gear at Motion+Power Technology Expo

FCG’s Jared Lyford gives visitors a preview at what they can expect at the FCG booth. Visitors to the Forest City Gear booth often arrive armed with drawings and looking for solutions to some of their toughest applications challenges. In many cases, the gears they really need don’t yet exist. Their journey to the right […]

  • 9/19/19

Forest City Gear Adds Process Engineer to ‘Cut Teeth Only’ Operations Team

Forest City Gear has added Joe Konetski as process engineer to its ‘Cut Teeth Only’ operations team, a resource dedicated to meeting fast-growing demand for the completion of gears made from a customer’s gear blank. Konetski joins the Cut Teeth Only Team after serving as a setup technician for a wide variety of gear cutting […]

  • 6/26/19

New quality assurance manager joins Forest City Gear

Roscoe, Illinois – Forest City Gear has hired Bob McClain as Quality Assurance Manager to oversee the activities of the company’s world-class Quality Lab and manage all its company-wide quality systems for aerospace, medical and other precision gearing applications. Mr. McClain brings a wealth of quality program management experience and a deep familiarity with precision […]

  • 3/26/19