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Middleby Corp. to acquire Welbilt Inc.
Apr 21, 2021 2:41 PM
Elgin-based Middleby Corp. said it has agreed to acquire Welbilt Inc., a maker of culinary equipment and solutions, in an all-stock transaction.
Duravant to buy poultry equipment maker
Apr 19, 2021 2:31 PM
Downers Grove-based Duravant LLC said it has agreed to acquire Foodmate, a leading manufacturer of poultry processing equipment dual-headquartered in Ball Ground, Georgia, and Numansdorp, the Netherlands. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Perma-Pipe sells, leases back Tennessee facility
Apr 19, 2021 1:53 PM
Niles-based Perma-Pipe International Holdings Inc. Monday said it has completed a sale and lease-back transaction with Nash88 LLC that will generate $8.7 million in net proceeds for the company.
Aptar raises quarterly dividend
Apr 16, 2021 2:54 PM
Crystal Lake-based AptarGroup Inc. Friday declared a quarterly cash dividend of 38 cents per share, which is an increase of about 6% from its previous dividend amount.
Elk Grove businessman developed process for parts on Apollo 11
Daily Herald report
Apr 5, 2021 2:43 PM
Richard "Dick" Iosso, who developed a chrome-plating process that produced parts for the Apollo 11 mission, died at age 87 on March 28 following a brief illness.
Learn about the manufacturing agenda for 28 Chicago area mayoral candidates
Submitted by Technology & Manufacturing Association
Apr 2, 2021 4:37 PM
The Technology & Manufacturing Association released the results from their 2021 Municipal Questionnaires. In total, 28 mayoral candidates from throughout the Chicago area completed and returned questionnaires.
D214 grad exits Life Program and lands manufacturing job
Submitted by District 214
Apr 1, 2021 4:07 PM
When Dan Soto landed a full-time manufacturing job, he was making much more than critical parts for various machines -- he was also making a major positive change in his life.
Constable: A bruised bridge? Suburban businesses find inspiration in unlikely spots
Mar 30, 2021 5:49 PM
Inspiration can arrive softly as if it were snow from above. Or it can show up with a bang as if it were delivered by an out-of-control truck. At least that's how we end up saluting a pair of suburban-made inventions that result in tasty beers with funny names and snow-proof traffic signals that give us safer winter travel.
Bosch's Dremel releases new glue pen
Mar 25, 2021 2:29 PM
Dremel, a tool company owned by Mount Prospect-based Robert Bosch Tool Corp., is introducing a fast-heating, cordless and rechargeable Glue Pen under its Home Solutions line of tools.
Reynolds Consumer Products adds board member
Mar 23, 2021 3:09 PM
Lake Forest-based Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. said Allen Hugli, chief financial officer and a director of Rank Group Limited in New Zealand, has been appointed to its board of directors, effective March 19.
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