Made in Illinois Featured Company: Doran Scales Inc.

Doran_LOGODoran Scales Inc. has called Batavia, IL its home since the company was started in 1976. Our Illinois scale company designs and builds our scales and our product is distributed and serviced by a nationwide network of independent scale distributors. A few of our customers include: Tyson Foods, US Navy, US Army, Boston Market, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Flowers Foods, and Cargil. These customers and thousands more over almost 40 years of business turn to Doran Scales when they need an accurate, reliable, and rugged scale for their manufacturing process. 

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Total Titanium Inc.

LOGO 4.1.1 JPEG ImageFounded in 1983 Total Titanium, Inc is a Custom Contract Manufacturer specializing in precision machining primarily serving the Ophthalmic Surgical industry. We have a strong commitment to excellence, and will provide you with high quality products that will be produced in a timely fashion.

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Winzeler Gear

Winzeler_LogoWinzeler Gear has helped customers develop smart, efficient, cost effective solutions to their gear and gear assembly project. Ideally, when you come to us with an idea or a challenge, Winzeler Gear included our strategic partners and all of your people in the collaborative process to come up with the ideal gear solution.

Secrets of Organizational Success

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, December 3rd  to join Development Dimensions International (DDI) President Bob Rogers as he discusses his Secrets of Organizational Success.

DDI is a global talent management consultancy, serving half of the Fortune 500 and multinationals across a vast array of industries. Bob Rogers is an expert in the field of leadership development. As president of DDI, he has led a cultural transition, concentrating on values-based leadership through customer focus, teamwork, innovation and high involvement.

Under Bob’s leadership, DDI was just named a best medium-sized workplace on the Great Place to Work® 2014 Best Small & Medium Workplaces List for the fourth time.

The event is free and a great opportunity to learn the secrets to success, you don’t want to miss it!

Wednesday, December 3

8:00- 9:30 A.M. 

Breakfast and networking at 7:30 A.M.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Collinsville-St. Louis 

1000 Eastport Plaza Drive, Collinsville, IL 62231

RSVP Online or call 618-222-5688 

This event is brought to you by Selsius Corporate and Career Training. If you have questions about this complimentary event, please call 618-222-5202 or email selsius@swic.edu

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Made in Illinois Featured Company: Green Valley Manufacturing

New-GVMI-LogoGreen Valley Manufacturing, Inc. specializes in the design and manufacturing of innovative solutions to safely handle high capacity mold and dies for major automotive companies, automotive suppliers, major appliance producers, and many other manufacturing sectors around the world.

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Mohop

Mohop-Stars-Logo-GreyEstablished in 2005 by architect Annie Mohaupt, Mohop is an eco-friendly footwear company specializing in interchangeable shoes that allow nearly infinite design options with just one pair of soles. One-of-a-kind, custom-fit sandals can easily be created by simply lacing any ribbon or fabric tie in Mohop’s patented sole. A socially-conscious company, Mohop ensures that all of our collections are produced with sustainably-sourced, recycled, and/or fair-trade materials.

Made in Illinois Featured Company: General Grind & Machine Inc.

logo2Established in 1976, General Grind & Machine Inc. is a privately owned corporation that specializes in the manufacturing of machined parts. General Grind & Machine currently processes three million to four million pounds of stock each month. Our buying power allows us to produce quality parts at a competitive price to over 100 companies globally.

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Mount Vernon Mold Works


Mount VernonMount Vernon Mold Works was founded in 1992. For 20+ years, we have made it our goal to be the best tire mold repair shop, not just within our corporation, but throughout the country. From our customer reviews, it appears we are just that. We provide full service and repair to tire molds, which includes cleaning, welding, machining, stamping, engraving and a variety of hand-finish work.

Made in Illinois Featured Company: Progressive Coating

Progressive Coating LogoProgressive Coating provides coating application services for the automotive, electrical power transfer, telecom, POP, and other metal manufacturing. We offer out-of-the-box thinking and unparalleled dedication to expertly coating parts in an array of sizes and volumes. By developing close partnerships with our customers we tailor the ideal coating solutions to meet each specific need, and support them with additional services including precision masking, silk, screening, kitting and custom packaging.

Midwest Business and Climate Change | October 8, 2014

Local First Chicago Climate Event

Did you know that Twenty-Five Percent of businesses never reopen after a severe weather event, and that a recent UN report estimates that inaction on climate change could cost $100 billion a year? You may think that this is a worry for coastal businesses and those on fault lines, but less than a year ago, an Illinois town was decimated by a tornado in November. The town has since made strides to recovery, but climate change affects all of us.

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