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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Opportunity mission landed on Mars on January 25, 2004—before we had Facebook, YouTube and the iPhone. It was the fifth mission to Mars carrying a rover, a small motor vehicle that travels across the surface of the planet looking for past or present signs of life on Mars, testing the climate and geology of Mars, and preparing for future […]
Continually re-investing in our capabilities is a hallmark of our business strategy. We recently deployed an exciting new tool in the Forest City Gear Quality Assurance Lab, the EVO Cam advanced full-HD digital microscope manufactured by Vision Engineering. Read more about how the EVO Cam helps us deliver precision gears in this article from Design […]
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.
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.