Atlas Copco Acquires Pneumatic Holdings

strong>September 23, 2013 – Atlas Copco has acquired Pneumatic Holdings Inc., a leading U.S. provider of pneumatic light construction tools. Pneumatic Holdings, based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., provides light pneumatic construction tools including paving breakers, chipping hammers, rivet busters and rock drills. The company has 16 employees and had revenue in 2012 of $10.8 million.

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Flexco Receives Award

August 15, 2013 – The University of Illinois, Business Innovation Services (BIS) recently presented the 2013 “Manufacturing Excellence Award” to Flexco. Several local representatives were on hand to present Flexco with the award, including Director of State Relations Dianna Barrows; U.S. Representative Bill Foster; Deputy Director of The Employment and Training Program for the  Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity…

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Deere & Co. Achieves Gold Status

June 12, 2013 – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced that Deere & Co. has joined the elite ranks of the I Make America campaign’s Gold-level company supporters. I Make America is a grassroots campaign that was launched in September 2010 to dramatically improve American manufacturing policies to create more jobs in the U.S. and keep our economy competitive with…

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