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 parts manufacturing for the aerospace, military, automation and other industrial markets. He will be instrumental in ensuring that Forest City Gear has the infrastructure, systems and supplier network in place to meet the very highest quality standards increasingly common to the precision gear projects that the company is renowned for, says Forest City Gear President and CEO Wendy Young.

 “Our criteria for this position has never been more challenging: vast quality experience, familiarity with all the latest quality management systems and certifications as they relate to our core customers and, rarer still, someone that customers and quality staff alike would enjoy working with,” says Ms. Young. “Fortunately, Bob is the perfect fit.”

Since 1955, Roscoe, IL based, family-owned Forest City Gear has been one of the gear industry’s leading sources for the development, manufacture and inspection of the highest quality gears, for use in applications that range from medical devices to motorcycles, airplanes to automation, even including the Mars Curiosity Rover.