Forest City Gear Company (Roscoe, IL) hired Bob McClain as their quality assurance manager to oversee the activities of their world-class quality lab and manage all company-wide quality systems for aerospace, medical and other precision gearing applications. McClain brings a wealth of quality program management experience and a deep familiarity with precision parts manufacturing for the aerospace, military, automation and other industrial markets. He will be instrumental in ensuring that the company has the infrastructure, systems and supplier network in place to meet the very highest quality standards that are increasingly common to precision gear projects.
“Our criteria for this position has never been more challenging: vast quality experience, familiarity with all the latest quality management systems and certifications as they relate to our core customers and, rarer still, someone that customers and quality staff alike would enjoy working with,” explained Wendy Young, the president and chief executive officer of the company. “Fortunately, Bob is the perfect fit.”
Combilift and Author Join Forces on New Kids’ Book
Award-winning Combilift and award-winning author, Emer Conlon, have produced a children’s storybook that features forklift heroes and teaches important values. The ‘combi-nation’ has the added benefit of educating young kids and their parents about the company’s equipment and the material handling industry.
ARCH Cutting Tools Takes Top Place in ANCA Competition
A complex, multifunctional tool measuring an inch in diameter with a long functional cutting length, the ARCH tool checked every box to win the prestigious ANCA Tool of the Year 2020.