McHenry County EDC Business Spotlight

November 18th, 2014 UDO Breakfast

Unified Development Ordinance 2014


What you need to know about McHenry County’s New Zoning Ordinance (UDO)

When: November 18 from 8:00am – 10:00am, Breakfast served

Where: Loyola University Retreat & Ecology
2710 S. Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL 60098

Please R.S.V.P. to Alison at 815-459-8800

Please join ZCW&S for breakfast at Loyola’s Bull Valley Campus for an informative discussion of the new county ordinance. Interact with Noted Zoning Lawyers: Thomas Zanck, Tom Burney and Mark Saladin along with Chairman of the Planning and Development Committee, for the county, Joe Gottemoller and a representative from the County Planning and Development Department.

Hosted by: Zanck, Coen, Wright & Saladin, P.C.
40 Brink Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Rapid Waterjet Design Moves into Larger Fabrication Facility

RINGWOOD, IL  -  Rapid Waterjet Design (RWD) continues to grow.  Scott Suhr, Owner and President, is pleased to announce the new expansion to a larger fabrication facility.  Located at 5415 Business Parkway, Ringwood, Illinois, the new facility will offer 15,000 square feet of fabrication and office space.  This move allows RWD to execute its business plan to acquire additional fabrication equipment (including a 5-Axis CNC machining center)  to meet the evolving needs of its growing customer base. 

From prototype to production, Rapid Waterjet Design can provide multiple manufacturing options, and recommend the most efficient way to produce tight tolerance components and products based upon customer goals and objectives.  RWD offers a unique combination of technology and manufacturing process experience that provides the capability to maintain unparalleled quality while delivering the advantages of speed and savings.

RWD's in-house machining equipment and capabilities include:

Waterjets Waterjets 
Two Omax Waterjet machines that can cut almost any material from Neoprene to Titanium, in thickness from .005 shim to 9”. (Ability to cut with garnet and 
water only) 
Wire EDM fabricating allows RWD to hold extremely tight tolerances up to 2/10”
Assorted Grinding Assorted Grinding 
We offer tight tolerance finishes with our wet surface grinder
Sand/Bead Blaster & Vibratory Finishing Sand/Bead Blaster & Vibratory Finishing
Offer most type of finishes on parts that we fabricate

CLICK HERE to view more about the comprehensive machining services available at Rapid Waterjet Design

Contact: Bill Kirkelie 815-728-1929 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Joule Technologies: Press Release

July 26, 2013, McHenry IL – Joule Technologies is proud to announce and welcome Rafael Nuno as Operations Manager where he will be responsible for manufacturing processes, quality and meeting customer delivery requirements.

Nuno rafaelPrior to Joule, Nuno worked twenty-three years at Motorola, the last eight as a Regional Program Manager in new product development and product launch for Motorola’s Smart Mobile Phones and Tablets. Prior to this role at Motorola, Rafael worked as the Manager in Service Engineering developing processes, Design for Serviceablity, documentation and in training.

“I chose Joule because their products are excellent and I wanted to apply my years of process development and quality experience to a company that has a history of steady growth. I believe Joule is onto something special,” said Rafael.

Don Wallin, President of Joule says, “Joule is known for innovative products and customer service in the electronics test field and Rafael’s mindset and his experience will allow us to reduce our lead times and increase out of box quality – creating a customer experience that is world class.”

Joule Technologies, McHenry County Economic Development Corporation’s 2011 Small Business Champion, is recognized as an industry leader in the design and manufacture of test fixtures for electronic assemblies. Joule’s customer base includes the top CMs and OEMs in electronic manufacturing.

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