Made in Illinois Featured Company: Avanti Engineering, Inc.

Posted by Marketing Support on Mar 8, 2018 1:41:50 PM

'Avanti' translated is Italian for 'move forward' and moving forward is exactly what Avanti Engineering, Inc. has been doing since 1972.  Established in 1972 by CEO and founder Joseph J. Bratta, Avanti Engineering, Inc. is family-owned business that's committed to providing high-quality, precision-machined parts at affordable prices. 

Today, Avanti Engineering operates out of a 55,000-square foot facility, located in the Chicago area.  They offer a wide range of screw-machining and precision turning services and take great pride in their resources, experience and standards. Whether you need 1,000 parts or up to 20 million parts, Avanti Engineering can get the job done.


Made in Illinois Featured Company: ShapeMaster Inc.

Posted by Marketing Support on Feb 27, 2018 10:23:00 AM

ShapeMaster Inc. was formed to provide buyers, engineers, inventors, and designers the ability to order all different sizes and quantities of solutions in plastics and other materials for their manufacturing needs.  From vacuum forming, drape forming, and pressure forming to CNC machining and custom fabrication, they take pride in being able to help with all project needs. 

ShapeMaster utilizes various types of computer-aided design (CAD) technology to manufacture prototypes and production pieces with paramount precision.  They are also proud to be listed as a Corzan® CPVC Key Industrial Fabricator stocking a broad selection of sheet material, welding rod, extruded PVC tubing, and standard PVC duct fittings.  In addition to their use of CAD technology and industrial fabricaiton, ShapeMaster also provides assembly services and on-site installation and repairs.


Made in Illinois Featured Company: Focal Point LLC 

Posted by Amy Fitzgerald on Feb 1, 2018 3:17:51 PM

Focal Point is a Chicago-based family owned and operated architectural lighting manufacturer that focuses on creating great luminaire designs that stand the test of time.  Their mission is to deliver beautifully simple forms to complete customers' architectural statements and optimal illumination to comfortably define the space and its purpose.

Focal Point believes that great lighting isn’t just about meeting technical design requirements. It’s about people. It’s about creating a more beautiful, functional environment wherever people live, work or gather. They are proud to call themselves lighting people – an independent provider of sustainable, American-built lighting products that make a difference for beautiful architectural spaces and the people who inhabit them. 


Made in Illinois Featured Company: Tegel Design

Posted by Amy Fitzgerald on Jan 10, 2018 10:15:00 AM

Tegel Design excels at product development and the associated machinery design.  They can help provide a solution for any challenge through the application of uncommon and proven standards.

Tegel Design's primary focus is attention to life cycle cost.  Their work is adaptable to many industries including automotive, medical, consumer, and textile.  The company's specialties are are prototyping, process development, and product design.  They can take ideas and make them into realities with their on-site experts.

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Production Tool Companies, LLC

Posted by Amy Fitzgerald on Jan 2, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Established in 1957, Production Tool has become known throughout North America for their unique capabilities of heavy fabrication, precision machining and complex assembly services on large, heavy components. The centuries of workforce experience and old world craftsmanship combined with state of the art equipment have solidified Production Tool's reputation in the industry as the source for large component manufacturing.

The company's capabilities include heavy fabrication, precision machining, and complex assembly projects.  Their number one goal is to provide value for customers which is achieved by handling some of the toughest and largest projects.


Made in Illinois Featured Company: Pekin Weldors', Inc.

Posted by Amy Fitzgerald on Dec 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Pekin Weldors', Inc. began operating as a welding repair business with four trucks servicing area contractors, utilities, and scrap yards.  Their business has expanded substantially with floor space tripling and service offerings expanded to include the full range of Weld services; fabricate and/or repair Steel, Cast, Aluminum, Stainless structures (in-house or on-site); also welding of small-lot, piece part and assembly Weldments for other area Fabricators.
Pekin Weldors', Inc. will work with customers from the beginning of the product development cycle, adding value wherever they can.  They serve a broad range of customers in the heavy equipment, agricultural, telecommunications, contracting and utilities industries.  The team brings more than 50 years of experience in the welding industry and can provide developing solutions to welding needs.

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Highland Machine

Posted by Amy Fitzgerald on Dec 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

For more than 50 years, Highland Machine has been providing the best in fabrication, machining, and finishing services to companies in a wide variety of industries. Our reputation for quality and service has allowed us to become one of the region’s largest, and most reliable, metal fabricators.

Still employing the Midwest smarts and muscle that helped build their reputation, Highland Machine remains client-focused, ensuring only the highest quality products are delivered at competitive prices. We offer a full range of services from engineering to assembly, making Highland Machine the ideal choice for your unique specifications.


Made in Illinois Featured Company: Rothan Millwork Company

Posted by Amy Fitzgerald on Dec 13, 2017 3:23:23 PM

Rothan Millwork specializes in the manufacturing of fine wood products customized to your architectural specifications. They fabricate custom casework, cabinetry, commercial fixtures, sports facility fixtures, residential fixtures, countertops, and many architectural products, providing one-of-a-kind treasures for any environment.

At Rothan Millwork their experienced team works directly with architects, designers, contractors, builders, carpenters and homeowners to ensure quality fabrication and installation tailored meet customers's personal needs and desires.  The company was founded in 1873 and continues to provide the highest quality millwork possible.


Made in Illinois Featured Company: Jarvis Lighting

Posted by Marketing Support on Nov 16, 2017 3:11:08 PM

Jarvis Lighting manufactures LED light fixtures for commercial applications. Their products provide bright, efficient and reliable lighting. Jarvis LED lights save energy and improve visibility and safety while also maintaining a high efficiency that reduces energy costs. An incredibly long lifetime means virtually no maintenance, increasing the savings. Jarvis Lighting’s products have an innovative design with the goal of providing maximum value to the customer. Some of their top products include LED Flood Lights, LED Wall Mounted Security Lights, LED Parking Lot Lights, and LED Gas Station Lights.

Jarvis Lighting is committed to doing the best job possible - whether that is helping customers be safe, attract people to their business, or to save energy and energy costs.  Bright Done Right™ is the company's goal and vision.


Made in Illinois Featured Company: SOLID Development Corp

Posted by Marketing Support on Nov 9, 2017 3:54:37 PM

SOLID Development Corp was founded in 2012 with a vision to help people make their dream products. Originally based in Chicago, SOLID moved to Evanston in 2016 and owns one of only a few industrial properties in the area. SOLID has recently expanded the services it offers to include manufacturing, packaging and order fulfillment. These expanded services have helped SOLID become a one-stop solution to help our customers reach the finish line.

SOLID offers product design and manufacturing as a service.  They help their customers reach the finish line by overcoming obstacles such as technical problems, cost concerns, low manufacturing volumes or delivering finished product to customers. SOLID Development Corp has helped design numerous products from commercial infrastructure, surgical instruments, home and office goods and many others.


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