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Reminder: This Year, Donations, Not Toys

This year The Chief Engineers Association will be donating its event proceeds to the Disabled Patriots Fund and Dup 15q Alliance. We will be making a monetary donation, so please do not bring a children’s gift this year. We are excited to partner with these valuable organizations! Disabled Patriot Fund: The Disabled Patriot Fund was formed in 2004 by […]

Dreisilker Electric Motors Announces Death of Company Founder Henry Dreisilker

Glen Ellyn, IL — With great sadness, Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc., reports the passing of company founder and inspiration Henry Dreisilker, age 90, on Nov. 1, 2016. In search of a better life and armed with an electrical mechanical apprenticeship, Mr. Dreisilker and his wife Margaret immigrated to the United States. He began working for […]

Rick Proud Appointed Chief Operating Officer for Dreisilker Electric Motors

Glen Ellyn, IL — Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc, a recognized leader in Electric Motor Reliability and Repair services, announced recently that veteran manufacturing executive Rick Proud has been named Chief Operating Officer for the Company. Rick brings an extensive manufacturing experience base, having held high-level executive positions with both Abrasive-Form Inc. and GE Aviation. Most […]

Kentucky Thoroughbreds Cooled by Sunbelt Rentals

While we know that all of our Affiliate members are accustomed to treating their clients like royalty, we happened to notice that Sunbelt Rentals climate control equipment was being used to cool racing royalty — of the four-hooved type. On a  recent visit to the barns at the Kentucky Horse Park, where thoroughbred legends Funny […]

New Phone Redefines Caterpillar Abroad

By Matt Buedel PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — With the retail debut last month of the Cat S60 Smartphone, the device joins the ranks of countless Caterpillar Inc. products that aren’t big, yellow, iron and made to move dirt. The phone — built to be rugged like other Caterpillar-brand cellular devices but unique among all mobile […]