Forest City Gear, an industry-leading manufacturer of fine and medium pitch custom gears, is proud to announce the promotion of Zac Denny to Setup Technician. In this role, he will oversee setup and operation of the MZ130 and Koepfer 153 machines.
Forest City Gear recently completed and passed its annual AS9100/ISO 9001:2015 quality system audit. The third-party audit company, Quality Systems Registrar (QSR), evaluated Forest City Gear’s quality management systems to ensure compliance with AS and ISO standards.
State of the Gear Industry Perspectives takes an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities in gear manufacturing today and in the future. Our seventh installment online is an interview with Kika Young, president, and Jared Lyford, director of manufacturing operations at Forest City Gear (FCG).
Gear Technology’s annual State-of-the-Gear-Industry survey polls gear manufacturers about the latest trends and opinions relating to the overall health
of the gear industry. As in years past, the survey was conducted anonymously, with invitations sent
by e-mail to gear industry companies—primarily in North America, but also including some respondents
from around the world. Nearly 200 individuals responded to the survey.
As Helios Gear Products continues to grow and expand their gear-cutting tool offerings, their unparalleled application engineering support and competitive lead times are helping manufacturers deliver during supply chain instability.
Forest City Gear is proud to support and celebrate the unveiling of Roscoe’s first public mural. The project was organized by the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau’s CRE8IV Transformation Art program. The work of Iowa-based painter and muralist Tomas Agran is located in Roscoe’s historic district at 10534 Main Street on the north-facing wall.
Employees from Forest City Gear recently attended the 2022 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center. This year’s show attracted more than 86,000 registrants looking to experience the latest and greatest in manufacturing technology.
Forest City Gear recently announced the promotion of Amy Sovina to quality assurance manager. Sovina has worked at Forest City Gear since 1994, starting as a CNC machine operator, then moving on to gear hobbing technician, gear inspector, and most recently customer quality engineer.
Forest City Gear, an industry-leading manufacturer of fine and medium pitch custom gears, welcomes visitors to virtually tour the Roscoe-based company’s manufacturing facilities via the company’s website