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|Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
|About Company||Decatur IL|
As the pioneer of air bearing (or "air caster") technology, Airfloat has been creating unique heavy-load movement solutions for over 40 years.
Based in Central Illinois, Airfloat works with multiple industries to create material-handling solutions for loads requiring frictionless, omnidirectional movement to product weighing up to 200 tons. From standard air skids and platforms to custom-designed and -built "floating" assembly lines, Airfloat helps market leaders like Boeing, Caterpillar and G.E. Transportation revolutionize their manufacturing processes.
Our top products include: air skids and platforms, industrial turntables, pneumatic lift tables, and automated guided vehicles. All Airfloat products are designed, fabricated, and assembled at our
65,000-sq.-ft. corporate facility in Decatur, Illinois.
From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people.
IMEC, along with our strategic partners, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have launched this on-line resource to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them. In towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.