ABC Supply Co. Inc. wins Glassdoor’s 2020 Employees’ Choice Award

Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. announced it has received the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, making the list of the Best Places to Work in 2020. This year marks the second time that ABC Supply has been honored with the award. Glassdoor uses company reviews shared by current and former employees to determine which […]

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Forest Preserves of Winnebago County presents employee Years of Service Awards

At its annual employee appreciation luncheon on Dec. 6, Forest Preserves of Winnebago County recognized the loyalty and valued contributions of six employees celebrating milestone years of service. The employees who were honored were Mark Freiman – Golf Maintenance Manager, 5 years; Kim O’Malley – Human Resources Manager/Volunteer Coordinator, 5 years; Sue Winterhalter – Administrative […]

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Hassan Jamal joins First National Bank and Trust as Information Security Officer

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) announced that Hassan Jamal has joined the bank as the Information Security Officer. In this role, Jamal is responsible for developing and implementing an information security and information technology (IT) risk management program and will assist with overall business technology planning. He will work with FNBT’s business units to […]

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Mercyhealth welcomes new adult and pediatric radiologist

Mercyhealth recently welcomed Dr. Anil Rao to the Radiology staff of Javon Bea Hospital–Rockton, Rockford.  Rao works closely with radiology staff to provide the best patient experience.  Rao earned his medical degree at the Government Medical College, Mysore, India. He then served a neuroradiology residency at NIMHANS, Bangalore, India, and a general radiology residency at […]

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Mercyhealth welcomes obstetrician and gynecologist

Mercyhealth recently welcomed Dr. Rana Khalek to the physician staff of Mercyhealth Roscoe, Roscoe. After earning her medical degree at Saint George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies,  Khalek completed her residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is a Fellow […]

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SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Janesville receives 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Janesville announced it has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Clinical Quality. The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized […]

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PlayMonster up for three Toy of the Year awards

BELOIT — PlayMonster announced it’s acquiring a new company and has been named a finalist for three Toy of the Year (TOTY) 2020 Awards. Playmonster has acquired the assets of Kahootz in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Kahootz is behind 17 award-winning brands including Spirograph, Colorforms, Fashion Plates, LatchKits and more. Founded in 2012, Kahootz relaunched the […]

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Amazon site plans given the all-clear in Beloit

BELOIT — The final site plans for a proposed Amazon distribution center in the city’s industrial area were approved Thursday in a meeting of the Gateway Business Park Review Board. The site plans, which shed additional details on the development, known by the code name “Project W”, reveal a 1,077,643-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility at […]

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Fairbanks Morse to supply engines for US Navy ships

BELOIT — Fairbanks Morse will supply the main propulsion diesel engines for the T-AO 208 Robert F. Kennedy. The ship represents the fourth of the new John Lewis Class of fleet replenishment ships designed to service ships and aircraft at sea. “When the U.S. Navy needs to deliver fuel to its global fleet, it trusts […]

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Forest City Gear launches unique new machine

ROSCOE — Forest City Gear has expanded its capacity for the shaping of high precision internal and external gears with the addition of the latest Gleason GP300ES Gear Shaping Machine. The new GP300ES is the first machine of its kind in North America featuring an increased cutter spindle speed of 1,500 strokes per minute, giving […]

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