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|Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
R.S. Owens & Company
|About Company||Chicago, IL|
R.S. Owens & Company has been producing elegant awards and gifts for almost 75 years.
We manufacture many of the world's most prestigious and celebrated awards, including the Oscar®, Emmy, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the American Idol. Launched in 1938, R.S. Owens is one of the largest manufacturers of upscale awards from raw material to finished product in the world. R.S. Owens is an 82,000 square foot, full-service, union-labor manufacturing facility in Chicago. We take pride in our skilled union artisans and our commitment to American made products.
R.S. Owens' capabilities include mold-making, cast and metal fabrication, electro-plating in silver, 24k gold, and 30 other finshes, resin casting and finishing, art glas fusion and slumping, glass photo frames, portrait folders, fine chocolate and other edible gifts, photocast metal etching, screen printing, and laser engraving.
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.