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.
McLaughlin Body Company
McLaughlin Body Company is a manufacture of Ag- Construction - Military ROPS < FOPS< CAB structures. Capable of engineering - design , complex weldments, complete e-coat and powder system, full trim and assembly operation.
HNI Corporation is a family of leading brands providing products and services for the office and home. With deeply held values, our employees, who we call members, are united by a dedication to integrity, quality, innovation, service, continuous improvement and value creation for our customers.
Our values distinguish us in the way we look at things and the way we work. Driving our success is a set of unique and strongly aligned principles and processes enthusiastically shared by our members. It defines our distinctive personality, and stands at the center of our corporate Vision.
It’s the people behind the products that drive HNI’s success. Our production and distribution teams are the foundation of our ability to push the limits of innovation and deliver high-quality products to our customers.
Our members think and act like company owners, sharing a simple common purpose: make things better every day. This shared commitment builds strong bonds within our teams. We trust each other, care about each other and do everything we can to help each other succeed.
Sandstrom Coating Technologies
Sandstrom helped pioneer modern dry film lubricants in the early 1960s and qualified its first of many dry film lubricants on the QPL in 1968. The company’s MIL 38 AS Spec coatings are used on both commercial and military aerospace and weapons applications. From magazines and bullets to the International Space Station and Apollo missions, Sandstrom coatings have proven their market versatility and performance reliability. Over the years, Sandstrom has become well recognized for its quality coatings designed for advanced technologies in aerospace, weapons, defense, automotive, agriculture, heavy equipment and thousands of OEM applications.
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.
Quad City Manufacturing Lab
Quad City Manufacturing Laboratory (QCML) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal in Rock Island, IL. QCML is operated and staffed through Western Illinois University (WIU). QCML performs research, development, and technology transfer with commercial, government, and academic institutions, focused in the areas of advanced materials, manufacturing, and robotic technologies. Examples of manufacturing processes at QCML include 3D metal printing (Laser Additive Manufacturing), Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS), Friction Stir Welding (FSW), Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP), and collaborative robotics.
QCML's mission is to: • Function as a national resource for research and development (R38D) of advanced materials and manufacturing technology for commercial and military applications. • Demonstrate and transition cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to partner organizations. • Facilitate collaboration among manufacturing, research and educational institutions • Partner with the Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (JMTC) and the manufacturing industry to develop and implement technological innovations • Promote and sustain job growth
Genius Business Solutions, Inc.
Genius Business Solutions, Inc. (GBSI) is IT and Engineering Services company serving top manufacturing organizations for last 14 years. GBSI is a team of dedicated professionals currently operating in North Americas and India to provide innovative business solutions supporting wide range of paradigms 38 technologies. GBSI was formed for a singular purpose to help top manufacturing organizations design , manufacture and deliver superior products and services in the most efficient way through simple reliable IT and Engineering Solutions. GBSI has diffrentiating expertise in aftermarket Service parts business, ERP and PLM systems implementation and Support. GBSI Engineering expertise include Design, Manufacturing and Quality Engineering. GBSI capabilities in brief videos: GBSI videos at a glance
Plastics Unlimited manufactures custom thermoformed plastics, cast urethanes, carbon fiber, and fiberglass. One thing that makes Plastics Unlimited different for all other companies is that we have developed our patented TEC process (Tooless Engineered Composite) which bonds a thermoformed ABS plastic surface layer to a structural layer of fiberglass.
Liberty Pattern Company Inc
Full service Patternshop with 28 employees founded in 1981. Produces tooling for sand cast foundries. CAD and Engineering department to design tooling. Manufacturing facility with 15 CNC machines to build wood, metal and plastic foundry tooling.
On site Additive Manufacturing 3D Printed Sand Cores on ExOne S-Max printer. Quick lead-times.
Fluid Filtration Services, LLC
Filtration equipment to reuse/recycle coolant and oil. Offer our own units but can build to suit clients company needs.
Douglas Machine & Engineering
Since 1945 Douglas Machine & Engineering has been serving industry with design and build of quality tooling to aid in efficient production of customers manufactured products.
This includes but not limited to weld, machine and assembly fixtures, assembly aides, robotic integration and special machines.
From design, using the latest CAD systems, to precision CNC machining ranging from wire EDM to large DeVlieg Jig Mills Douglas can efficiently meet and exceed customers expectations.
Visit our web site to view our equipment and samples of past tooling projects. www.doug-machine.com
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.
Flint Cliffs Manufacturing
Flint Cliffs Manufacturing is a full service metal fabrication facility. We have 147,000 square feet under roof. Our capabilities include but are not limited to: laser cutting, forming, stamping, large and small part machining, welding, assembly, bending and rolling just to name a few. We also have a full service paint line that has a six stage washer and can wet spray or powder coat. We are certified to paint several John Deere colors as well as CARC paint for military applications. FCM has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. Our largest customer is the DOD and we also work either directly or as a sub for companies such as CNH, John Deere, Caterpillar, Gardner Denver and more. Our biggest strength is our versatility and flexibility. We truly are a one stop shop for all your metal fabrication needs.
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.
P & R Manufacturing Inc
P 38 R Manufacturing Inc., a small business machine shop specializing in design and build, production runs, and equipment repair/rebuild. P 38 R has various sizes of CNC mills, CNC lathes, CNC Horizontal mills, Saws, Boring Mills, Conventional lathes, and Conventional Mills. P38 R’s design area consists of the newest version of Solid Works Office Professional. The welding department consists of MIG, TIG, and Stick welding. We work with many different materials mild steel, alloy steel, tool steel, various plastics, aluminum, and stainless steel. The rebuild department can repair items such as rollers and bearing housings for example and rail road work equipment. Our team of highly experienced employees ensures our services will exceed our clients’ Standards.
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.