Baker Group is the Midwest's recognized leader in Mechanical, Sheet Metal, Automation, Security, Access Control, CCTV/Network Video, and Digital Video Recording Technology. We are Leaders in design and construction of highly technical, specialty-use buildings. Founded in 1963, Baker Group has grown to become the Midwest's premier full-service Specialty Contractor, and one of the top 100 mechanical contractors in the country. Baker Group has 13 professional design engineers on staff. We are experts in designing, installing and maintaining air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, plumbing, piping, sheet metal, digital temperature controls, and security/access controls systems. Growth has come from adding services that customer's value. We serve our clients from four Midwest locations including: Cedar Rapids, Quad Cities, Des Moines and Ankeny.
IIW, P.C. is a multi-disciplined firm providing creative and innovative solutions in engineering, architecture, and surveying to public and private clients. IIW, P.C. has over 75 employees with its corporate headquarters in Dubuque, Iowa59 branch offices in Davenport, Iowa and St. Cloud, Minnesota59 and a satellite office in Hazel Green, Wisconsin and Sherwood, Wisconsin.
Van Meter Inc.
Van Meter Inc. is a 100-percent employee-owned distributor of electrical, automation, lighting, datacommications, power transmission, utility and clean energy supplies, services and solutions. Headquartered in Iowa, the company has 15 locations throughout the Midwest in Burlington, Carroll, Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Davenport, Dubuque, Des Moines, Iowa City, Muscatine, Omaha, Ottumwa, Sioux City, Urbandale and Waterloo.
Kat Performance Coatings
kat performance coatings is large and capable company that can handle all of your specific paint needs. We offer collision repair on cars trucks and RV's and heavy trucks We also offer complete powder coating services with one of the areas largest batch powder coating ovens. We also offer commercial sandblasting and painting service with one of the largest down draft paint booths in the mid-west other services include comprehensive plastic repair. Aluminum repair , fiberglass repair and metel fabrication. we also offer spray in bedliner and can apply it to many things
Precision Metal Works
Designer and Manufacturer of Custom Industrial Parts Aquesous Washing Machines Manufacturer of Standard Commercial Parts Aqueous Washing Machines Contract Manufacturing supplier of fabricated parts and complex assemblies including electronic controls and PLC's
Liberty Freight Service
Freight Broker, Customs Broker, Freight Forwarder. With over 50 years combined experience LFS will provide a level of service unmatched in our local market. Building on a solid foundation of integrity, a deep knowledge of your business goals and the unique challenges you face. Our goal is to tailor a solution to your specific needs. Allow our team to join forces with yours to solve all logistical situations that may arise. With a Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist on staff you can ship across town or across the ocean without worry. We will handle every detail every step of the way. We ship any quantity. We insist on quality. We are here to help.
Black Cat Wear Parts
Black Cat Wear Parts is a leading manufacturer and distributor of ground engaging tools for the construction, road maintenance, and mining industries. Black Cat has locations in Canada, China, and the US offering full production capabilities to meet the needs of our customers around the globe.
Olympic Steel, Inc.
We are a metals service center that provides metals processing and distribution services for a wide range of customers. Our commitment to providing outstanding service is enhanced by a network of interconnected processing facilities, able to supply metals products across the Americas. With our 30+ strategically located facilities in North America, and a manufacturing footprint of more than 3.7 million square feet, we offer a portfolio of value-added processing of metals. Our carbon flat products segment’s focus is on the direct sale and distribution of large volumes of processed carbon and coated flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate products, stainless steel and aluminum, and fabricated parts.
Olympic Steel provides services and functions that form an integral component of our customers' supply chains. By reducing inventory levels and increasing efficiency, we help lower our customers overall production costs. Our processing services include both traditional service center processes including cutting to length, temper passing, stretcher leveling, slitting and shearing, as well as value-added processes 38 fabrication services, such as blanking, plate burning, precision machining, forming, welding, painting and kitting. We also perform toll processing of customer-owned metals.
We're one of the largest metal distributors in the industry. We offer an extensive product portfolio, state-of-the-art fabrication and processing capabilities, and a network of service centers throughout North America and beyond. Our customers can count on us to get the metals they need, when they need them, at a competitive price.
Fluid Filtration Services, LLC
Filtration equipment to reuse/recycle coolant and oil. Offer our own units but can build to suit clients company needs.
Midfield Pattern Corp.
Midfield Pattern is an ISO9001:2008 certified supplier of CNC-produced patterns for the foundry industry molds for the thermoforming industry and prototype machined parts and machined (or raw) prototype castings for various engineering departments throughout the Midwest.
We extensively use CAD/CAM software (Solidworks and MasterCam) along with our 13-CNC vertical machining centers, to produce tooling and complex 5-axis parts and machining fixtures. We also perform reverse engineering services utilizing our Brown & Sharpe DCC CMM. We can either replicate the part, or create a 3D CAD model for customers to import into their CAD system.
Our "main" customer base encompasses Chicago, Minneapolis, Des Moines and St. Louis - although we have customers as far east as South Carolina and Georgia, and as far west as Arizona. We've been in business since 1984, are a veteran-owned small business and our average employment is 12-14 employees.
CML USA, Inc. - Ercolina
CML USA, Inc., the North American supplier of Ercolina tube, pipe and profile bending and metalworking machinery is pleased to offer our customers the highest quality tube bending machines. CML USA, Inc. inventories a wide variety of tube and pipe benders and tooling for round or square tube.
Ercolina’s affordable tubing benders and fabricating machinery are designed to reliably and accurately produce your applications increasing profit, improving product quality and finish.
CML USA also provides service parts for all Ercolina machine equipment - rotary draw benders, angle rolls/ring rolls (pyramid roller), mandrel bending machines and metalworking machinery.
For your convenience and support, our products are marketed through a network of local distributors and representatives. Our trained sales staff is backed by forty years of experience in tube, pipe and profile bending applications. We consistently lead our field by providing quality metal fabricating equipment to commercial and professional metal fabricators in the United States, Canada, Mexico and South America.
ESCP Corp. is a Certified ISO 9001-2015 custom metal fabrication shop that responds quickly to customers’ needs with Quality Manufacturing and On-Time Delivery. We have two core competencies: We make reusable racks and shipping containers and component parts for OEM’s in the military, glass, tire, auto, agricultural, and construction industries. We use large presses (including brake presses) for metal forming and specialize in deep drawing. We do laser cutting, shearing, punching, machining, weld assemblies. We, also, do powder coat painting, wet painting and CARC painting.
American Power Systems, Inc.
American Power Systems, Inc. (APS) designs and builds custom power solutions for the safety, national security, intelligence and special operations sectors. From its US-based research and development facility, APS delivers customer-focused solutions to address the ever-increasing power demands of today's missions, vehicles and equipment protecting end-users in critical operations.
Western Illinois University School of Engineering
WIU's School of Engineering is one of the newest ABET accredited engineering programs in the State of Illinois. We offer a multidisciplinary degree that allows students to build specialization on top of a fundamental core of subjects from Math, Science, Mechanics, Materials, Electronics, Robotics-Automation, Thermo-Fluids, Structures, Engineering Management, and Design.
In January 2017 we added a Mechanical Engineering degree and plan to add Civil and Electrical Engineering in the future although our general degree does a pretty good job with Civil and Electrical.
We also have a nearly full service machine shop, a maker space, and several 3D plastic printers. Our students do our design work and have helped companies and individuals in the Quad Cities region develop new ideas and prototypes. Our seniors routinely work on important projects for and in companies as part of their Senior Capstone Design projects.
If you want to learn more and explore the possibilities of working with and developing new engineers, by all means, come talk to us.