Forest City Gear Announces Death Of Wendy Young

It is with great sadness that Forest City Gear announces the death of Wendy Young, President & CEO. Wendy passed away on Tuesday, February 22.

  • 2/24/22

Forest City Gear’s Kika Young Receives Outstanding Young Alumni Award From Rockford University

Forest City Gear, an industry-leading manufacturer of fine and medium pitch custom gears, is proud to congratulate Kika Young for receiving the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from Rockford University for 2021. According to Rockford University, the Outstanding Young Alumni Award is “given to an alumna/us who has finished her/his Rockford University tenure within the last […]

  • 11/22/21

MATT BRICK CELEBRATES 15 YEARS WITH FOREST CITY GEAR

Forest City Gear, an industry-leading manufacturer of fine and medium pitch custom gears, is proud to celebrate Matt Brick’s 15-year anniversary with the company. Brick, a Gear Hobbing Set-up Technician, joined the Forest City Gear family in 2006. He is a highly skilled CNC gear hobbing machinist with experience in CNC machine operations. During his […]

  • 4/21/21

FOREST CITY GEAR HONORED WITH LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM STATELINE CHAMBER

Forest City Gear, an industry-leading manufacturer of fine and medium pitch custom gears, was recently selected as the “Large Business of the Year” for 2021 by the Stateline Chamber. Each year, the Stateline Chamber accepts nominations via its website. An awards committee reviews the nominations, narrows the field to three finalists in each category, and […]

  • 3/30/21

FOREST CITY GEAR ENGINEER AUTHORS WHITE PAPER: A NOTE ON THE DESIGN OF THE GAP BETWEEN HELICES ON A DOUBLE-HELICAL GEAR

Forest City Gear is proud to share a white paper entitled, A Note on the Design of the Gap Between Helices on a Double-helical Gear, authored by Forest City Gear Systems Engineer Andrew F. Vincent, Ph.D. The white paper’s abstract states, “It is readily observed that the design of the gap between helices on a […]

  • 12/08/20

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

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

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