ROSCOE, IL – March 21, 2018. Forest City Gear has hired Erik J. Spurling as Director of Sales to oversee the activities of the company’s network of direct and independent sales representatives nationwide, and to lead sales strategies that meet the growing demands of a wide and diverse customer base throughout the world’s gear-making industries.
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.
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.”
ROSCOE, IL – December 11, 2017. Forest City Gear has successfully met the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s standards for certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]