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USG grows to global leader in wallboard,gypsum products
May 23, 2019 11:03 AM
An interview with Chris Griffin, president and chief executive officer of USG Corporation, based in Chicago.
ACCO Brands extends lease on Lake Zurich HQ
May 23, 2019 1:00 AM
Cushman & Wakefield announced ACCO Brands has agreed to a long-term lease extension of its worldwide headquarters in Lake Zurich.
Jury awards Riddell $5M in patent lawsuit
May 22, 2019 9:48 AM
A federal court jury awarded football helmet manufacturer Riddell $5 million in a patent infringement lawsuit against rival helmet maker Schutt Sports.
Brunswick to acquire Freedom Boat Club
Daily Herald Report
May 17, 2019 11:47 AM
Brunswick Corp. said Friday it will expand its reach in the boating industry by acquiring Freedom Boat Club, the largest boat club operator and marine franchiser in the nation, for an undisclosed sum.
Power Solutions International founder to retire
Daily Herald Report
May 16, 2019 1:36 PM
Power Solutions International Founder and former CEO Gary Winemaster announced his retirement this week, after 34 years at the company.
Jelmar acquires ESPRO brand
May 15, 2019 12:41 PM
Jelmar, LLC, the maker of CLR and Tarn-X brand cleaners, has acquired the stain remover brand ESPRO.
TMA honors students in annual machining competition
Daily Herald Report
May 15, 2019 12:18 PM
Nearly 300 students from 22 northern Illinois high schools recently competed in the Technology & Manufacturing Association's 28th annual Precision Machining Competition, designed to encourage students to pursue careers in advanced manufacturing where skilled workers are in heavy demand.
SureWerx names new U.S. operations chief
May 15, 2019 9:46 AM
SureWerx, a global provider of professional tool, equipment and safety products, has named Christian Wiltrout as president of SureWerx USA.
Parts Town acquires inventory management software
May 15, 2019 1:00 AM
Foodservice equipment parts distributor Parts Town said it has acquired 3Plenish, an app that enables efficient management of parts inventory and replenishment for trucks used by field service-focused companies and other organizations that manage service technicians as well as parts stockrooms.
Technology Center of DuPage celebrates students 'signing' for careers
May 13, 2019 2:32 PM
Technology Center of DuPage, which offers DuPage County area high school juniors and seniors 20 career and technical education programs as part of their high school curriculum, recently participated in SkillsUSA National Signing Day sponsored by Klein Tools,
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