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Klein Tools closing two suburban plants 2011-12-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 15, 2011 , p. 9 Business - Manufacturing, Klein Tools Inc.
Tax break spurs new use for vacant building 2010-11-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 4, 2010 , p. 8 Roberts, Randall, Business - Manufacturing, Taxation, Symbol Tool, Thompson, Tom
Tax incentive supported for industrial property 2007-08-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 16, 2007, p. 8 LSL Industries, Taxation - Property tax, Skokie Board of Trustees, Business - Manufacturing, Cook County Assessor, Thompson, Tom
Future shines for Skokie light maker 2003-06-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 5, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 4 Tech Lighting Systems, Business - Manufacturing, Awards, prizes, etc.
Skokie supports tax break for manufacturer 2003-02-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 20, 2003, p. 12 Taxation - Property tax, Tech Lighting Systems, Business - Manufacturing
Skokie gives initial OK for 12-year 2003-02-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 20, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Zoning, Taxation - Property tax, Skokie Board of Trustees, Tech Lighting Systems, Business - Manufacturing, Business - Storage facilities
Blaze destroys factory 2002-06-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 27, 2002, p. 3 Fires, Liss, Barry, Business - Manufacturing, Tri-State Industrial Lubricants
Chapter 11 won't shut doors, says Federal-Mogul 2001-10-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 4, 2001, p. 9 Bankruptcy, Bussell, Kasey, Federal-Mogul Corp., Business - Manufacturing
Salinas spritely after 50 years on job 2001-03-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 1, 2001, p. 63 Employees, Business - Manufacturing, Klein Tools Inc., Salinas, Frank
Chicago plant moves to town 2000-06-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 2000, p. 93 Tech Lighting Systems, Business - Manufacturing
Skokie machinery firm purchased 2000-03-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 16, 2000, p. 89 Cameron Holdings Corporation, Business - Manufacturing, Cloud Corporation
Candy plant closing set 1998-09-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 3, 1998, p. 3 Favorite Brands International, Business - Manufacturing
Moving business Skokie's gain, Niles, Morton Grove's loss 1998-05-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 21, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Grot Tool, Prairie Seating, Business - Manufacturing
3Com pulling out of Skokie 1998-03-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 19, 1998, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics, 3Com Corporation
Initial forecast shows little change for Fel-Pro workers 1998-01-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 22, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Employees, Federal-Mogul Corp., Business - Manufacturing, Fel-Pro Inc.
Fel-Pro plant sold 1998-01-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 15, 1998, p. 3 T&N PLC, Federal-Mogul Corp., Business - Manufacturing, Fel-Pro Inc.
Top Skokie company ready for global growth 1998-01-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 15, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 T&N PLC, Federal-Mogul Corp., Business - Manufacturing, Fel-Pro Inc., Lehman, Kenneth
Cable, cinema decisions lead Skokie into '98 1998-01-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 8, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Future, Business - Motion picture theaters, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Postal Service, Skokie, Fel-Pro Inc., 21st Century Cable, TCI of Illinois, 3Com Corporation, Cable television
Fel-Pro says sale may be best growth opportunity 1997-12-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 18, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, Fel-Pro Inc.
Fel-Pro owners look for buyers 1997-12-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 4, 1997, p. 12 Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette, Business - Manufacturing, Fel-Pro Inc.
Skokie in limbo on 3Com 1997-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 1997, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics, 3Com Corporation
Making their move 1997-09-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 18, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Powers, Sara, U.S. Robotics, Thompson, Tom, 3Com Corporation
Getting hot over tips 1997-05-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 29, 1997, p. B5 Smolyansky, Michael, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Business - Manufacturing, Lifeway Foods Inc., Business - Distributors
Castwell hit with OSHA allegations 1997-03-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 20, 1997, p. 9 Safety devices and measures, Employees, Castwell Products Inc., Business - Manufacturing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Village measures impact of merger 1997-03-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 13, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics, 3Com Corporation
Global merger causes few tremors at the local level : U.S. Robotics says layoffs are an unlikely aspect of billion-dollar deal 1997-03-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 6, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 7 Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics, 3Com Corporation
Longtime area factory bows out 1997-02-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 6, 1997, p. 5 Foster, Calvin, Sniader, David, Gawal, Janina, Business - Manufacturing, Heat Exchangers, Inc., Wilk, Henry, Mestek, Inc., Riley, David
Klein fire biggest of year 1996-11-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 1996, p. 3 Fires, Business - Manufacturing, Klein Tools Inc.
75 evacuated in fire at Klein tools 1996-11-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 21, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Fires, Business - Manufacturing, Klein Tools Inc.
U.S. Robotics move won't affect status in Skokie 1996-10-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 3, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Novak, Karen, Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics
U.S. Robotics mum on keeping Skokie offices 1996-06-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 20, 1996, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics
Lifeway Foods appears headed for the border 1996-06-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 13, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 14 Smolyansky, Michael, P.S. Greetings Inc., Business - Manufacturing, Lifeway Foods Inc., Business - Distributors
Oakton a no go for roarin' Robotics 1996-06-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 6, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Friedman, Rick, Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics, Oakton Street
The electronic elite 1996-05-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 30, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Education, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Student activities, Business - Manufacturing, DeVry Institute of Technology, Gateway to Electronics, Computers, Public School District 202 - Student activities
Man of mettle 1996-05-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 23, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 4 Cooper, Ken, Business - Manufacturing, Architectural Bronze Aluminum Corp.
Local firm gets plug in feature film 1996-04-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 11, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, Movies, Quartet Manufacturing Co., Usual Suspects, The
IEPA : Castwell emissions harmless 1996-03-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 21, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 4 Castwell Products Inc., Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Berkwits, Jeff, Pollution - Air
U.S. Robotics buys long-time lease site 1995-10-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 5, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics
Board approves U.S. Robotics plan 1995-08-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 10, 1995, p. 4 Bienias, Jim, Business - Manufacturing, Skokie Plan Commission, U.S. Robotics, Perille, Donald
Klein Tools Inc. races out in front 1995-08-10 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 10, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Villeneuve, Jacques, Klein, Rick, Business - Manufacturing, Green, Barry, Indianapolis 500, Sports - Automobile racing, Klein Tools Inc.
Commission approves Robotics plan 1995-07-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 13, 1995, p. 4 Business - Manufacturing, Skokie Plan Commission, U.S. Robotics
First hurdle passed : U.S. Robotics seeks new HQ 1995-07-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 13, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Zoning, Skokie Park District, Business - Manufacturing, Construction, U.S. Robotics, Powers Process Controls
U.S Robotics seeks to build Oakton office 1995-06-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 29, 1995, p. 3 Zoning, Construction, Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics
Lifeway learns to milk Russian market for yogurt-like drink 1995-03-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 23, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 8 Smolyansky, Michael, Business - Manufacturing, Lifeway Foods Inc., Business - Distributors
Tax perks played a big part in final U.S. Robotics deal 1995-02-23 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 23, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 5 Northern Telecom Inc., Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics, Taxation
Brunswick settles antitrust lawsuit 1995-02-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 16, 1995, p. 95 Genmar Industries Inc., Brunswick Corporation, Business - Manufacturing, Litigation, Reichert, Jack
U.S. Robotics to take over Telecom site 1995-01-19 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 19, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Northern Telecom Inc., Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics
How do you spell success? K-e-f-I-r 1994-12-08 Lifeway Foods produces kefir. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 8, 1994, p. 5 Business - Manufacturing, Lifeway Foods Inc., Business - Distributors
Lifeway Foods aims to acquire Bosco 1994-05-26 Lifeway Foods of Skokie is trying to purchase BOSCO Products, Inc. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 26, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 5 BOSCO Products, Inc., Business - Manufacturing, Lifeway Foods Inc., Business - Distributors
Kids learn wheys, means of cheese factory 1994-01-20 Local children toured Quay Corporation, a cheese factory. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 20, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Quay Corporation, Business - Manufacturing, Students
New test for Wells smell 1993-11-18 The state is making another attempt to find the cause of emissions from Wells Manufacturing. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1993, p. 6 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Saint Bernard inspires designer collar 1993-11-18 A new company, Leather and Love, manufactures designer dog accessories. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1993, p. 5 Leather and Love, Business - Manufacturing
New probe to track elusive Wells smell 1993-03-11 A new probe will attempt to locate the source of bad-smelling emissions from Wells Manufacturing. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 11, 1993, p. 19 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Ukrainian emigre invests in his roots 1993-03-11 Lifeway Foods, a Skokie based dairy-products distributor, has bought a dairy in Kiev. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 11, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Lifeway Foods Inc., Business - Distributors
U.S. Robotics eyes major expansion 1993-03-04 U.S. Robotics, a Skokie computer communications firm, is expanding. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 4, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Robotics
State says Wells getting better on pollution 1991-09-12 State officials approve the measures being taken at Wells Manufacturing to reduce the release of pollutants into the air. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 12, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Company may be gone but IEPA fines hang on 1991-07-18 The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency wants the state to fine Williamson Adhesives (which went out of business in 1989) for not filing a 1990 hazardous waste list. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 1991, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Environment, Williamson Adhesives, Incorporated
Fire destroys plant 1991-06-06 A major blaze virtually destroyed the E.H. Gustafson Company, a manufacturing plant in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 6, 1991, p. 5 Fires, E.H. Gustafson Company, Business - Manufacturing
Wells, IEPA finalize pollution-control pact 1991-01-10 After almost a year of negotiations, permits allowing Wells Manufacturing Company to officially continue operations at its foundry are expected to be signed this week. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 1991, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
IEPA to test West air 1990-09-27 The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency installed air monitors at Niles West High School in Skokie to test emissions from Wells Manufacturing Company, which is located just east of the school. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 27, 1990, p. 3 Niles West High School, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Skokie job spared in Brunswick layoff 1990-07-19 Skokie-based Brunswick Corporation has announced the cut of 610 employees in its two recreational boat divisions, U.S. Marine and Sea Ray. None of the cuts affect employees at Brunswick headquarters. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 19, 1990, p. 7 Sea Ray, Brunswick Corporation, Business - Manufacturing, U.S. Marine
Wells Manufacturing wins ruling over IPEA 1990-03-15 An Illinois Appellate Court ruled in favor of Wells Manufacturing Company in a recent court case. The court ruled that the Illinois EPA improperly refused to issue Wells Manufacturing Company a permit for its shell molding process. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 15, 1990, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Starting over laid off workers try to pick up the pieces 1988-12-08 An Ohio-based company has purchased Marsh Instrument Company of Skokie and intends to close the plant and move its equipment to a facility in Nebraska. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 8, 1988, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, Marsh Instrument Company
Wells plant refuses OSHA inspection 1988-08-11 Wells Manufacturing Company refused to allow an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection of the Skokie plant. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 11, 1988, p. 6 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Pollution testing now underway at Wells plant 1988-06-09 Wells Manufacturing Company smokestacks will be tested to see if they are emitting hazardous materials. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 9, 1988, p. 6 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Wells pollution tests may be years away 1988-03-03 Wells Manufacturing Company has appealed the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's decision to deny an operating permit for the company. Wells is being allowed to operate without a permit during the appeal process. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 3, 1988, p. 6 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Litigation, Environment
Skokie remains 4th top manufacturer in county 1988-01-07 According to a study done by the Illinois Manufacturing Directory, Skokie remains Cook County's fourth largest manufacturer, despite the loss of 17 manufacturing plants. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 7, 1988, p. 9 Illinois Manufacturing Directory, Business - Manufacturing, Surveys and studies, Cook County
Pollution tests at Wells still are inching forward 1987-12-17 Officials from the Illinois EPA and Wells Manufacturing met to discuss details of testing which will take place at the plant in the near future. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 17, 1987, p. 9 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Yogurt-like drink flows in Skokie 1987-12-03 Skokie resident Mike Smolyansky, who immigrated to the U.S. 12 years ago, founded Lifeway Foods Company in Skokie. In the first six months of this year the company did more than $241,000 in sales. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 3, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Smolyansky, Michael, Business - Manufacturing, Lifeway Foods Inc., Business - Distributors
Red tape cleared, Wells tests are set to begin 1987-10-01 Testing at Wells Manufacturing will be done by an independent firm from Ohio. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 1, 1987, p. 15 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Wells appeals IEPA ruling 1987-07-30 Wells Manufacturing Company is appealing an IEPA ruling. Wells is asking for the renewal of permits for use of machinery. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 30, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co.
Office building sets no-smoking precedent 1987-05-14 Quartet Plaza, owned by Quartet Manufacturing Co., is one of Chicagoland's first buildings where smoking is completely banned. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 14, 1987, p. 9 Business - Manufacturing, Quartet Manufacturing Co., Smoking
Wells set to appeal pollution decision 1987-04-02 Wells Manufacturing Co. will appeal a state ruling which stated that the Illinois EPA was correct in denying the iron cast plant a permit to continue operating certain equipment. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 2, 1987, p. 4 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Pollution decision goes against Wells 1987-03-12 The Illinois Pollution Control Board ruled that the EPA acted properly in denying Wells Manufacturing a permit to renew operation of iron casting equipment. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 12, 1987, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, Illinois Pollution Control Board, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
State ruling on Wells plant put on hold until March 1987-02-26 A state ruling on pollution complaints filed against Wells Manufacturing Co. has been postponed until March. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 26, 1987, p. 8 Business - Manufacturing, Illinois Pollution Control Board, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Both sides await Wells ruling 1987-02-12 The Illinois Pollution Control Board will meet on February 19 to discuss complaints against the Wells Manufacturing Company. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 12, 1987, p. 5 Business - Manufacturing, Illinois Pollution Control Board, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
State ruling on Wells expected this month 1987-02-05 The Illinois Pollution Control Board is scheduled to rule by February 19 on pollution complaints against Wells Manufacturing Co. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1987, p. 4 Business - Manufacturing, Illinois Pollution Control Board, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Wells' tests show 'no health hazard 1986-09-11 The results from stack tests at the Wells Manufacturing Co. indicate that the plant is not a health hazard. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 1986, p. 5 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Nilehi links with group over Wells 1986-09-11 The District 219 school board has joined a fight to eliminate odors coming from the Wells Manufacturing plant. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 11, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Pollution - Air
Wells conducts emissions report 1986-09-04 A report issued by the Wells Manufacturing Company says that emissions from the factory are safe. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 4, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Pollution - Air
Ohio firm contracted to perform new tests on Wells plant stacks 1986-08-14 An independent testing firm will test the stacks at Wells to decide if they are in compliance with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency standards. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 1986, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Charges of firm's odors to be aired at hearing 1986-07-31 Residents have been complaining of foul odors coming from Wells Manufacturing Inc. on Austin Ave. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 1986, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
n/a 1985-12-05 The Skokie Board of Trustees has decided not to grant Quartet Manufacturing Co.'s request for $1 million in industrial revenue bonds. The village will finish 1985 with $3.6 million in unused bonds. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 1985, p. 5 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Business - Manufacturing, Quartet Manufacturing Co.
Firm asks trustees for another million 1985-11-14 Quartet Manufacturing, which already received $2.7 million in bond financing from the village, is asking for an additional $1 million. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 14, 1985, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, Quartet Manufacturing Co.
IEPA puts air testers near wells 1985-10-17 The Illinois EPA has placed six air-sampling stations around Wells Manufacturing Company. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 17, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Skokie firm forced to label nut mixed with sulfites 1985-10-10 After the recent FDA ruling that requires that items that use sulfur dioxide must be relabeled, Farley Candy Company was forced to recall two of its products and to put warning labels on them. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 10, 1985, p. 93 Public health, Business - Manufacturing, Farley Candy Company, Laws and regulations
Wells answers accusations 1985-08-22 Skokie and Morton Grove residents have complained about an odor which they believe comes from the Wells Manufacturing Company at 7800 N. Austin. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 22, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Climb up corporate ladder began with bowling ball sales 1985-08-15 Jack Reichert, president of the Brunswick Corporation, began his career 40 years ago. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1985, p. 60 Brunswick Corporation, Business - Manufacturing, Reichert, Jack
County tax appeals board to hear questions on Brunswick's value 1985-05-30 A complaint has been filed which questions the tax assessment of the Brunswick Corporation. The Cook County Board of Appeals will hear the case on May 30. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 30, 1985, p. 6 Taxation - Property tax, Brunswick Corporation, Business - Manufacturing
Shelving firm sues counterfeit importer 1985-03-10 Hirsch Company, makers of shelving units and work benches, is suing a company who has imported counterfeit Hirsch products. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 10, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 3 Hirsh Co., Business - Manufacturing, Litigation
Brunswick has record earnings 1985-03-07 Skokie based Brunswick Corporation has announced that sales, earnings and earnings per share for 1984 were the highest in the company's 140-year history. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 7, 1985, p. 67 Brunswick Corporation, Business - Manufacturing
Young entrepreneur rappin on success' door 1984-11-08 Craig Rappin, 23, successfully operates his own Formica furniture business in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 8, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 9 Rappin, Craig, Business - Manufacturing
Small firms get a boost 1984-02-23 The Skokie Village Board has approved $1.5 million in economic development bonds to bring two small manufacturing plants to a vacant building at 3721 Chase St. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 23, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing,
Fel-Pro is a family affair 1983-12-15 Fel-Pro, Inc., an automotive gasket firm, has been in Skokie for about 30 years. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 15, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Fel-Pro Inc.
Bond sale approved to back new offices, jobs for Hirsh 1982-12-09 The Village Board approved the sale of $2.6 million in industrial revenue bonds for expansion of the Hirsh, Co., a shelving unit manufacturer. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 9, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Hirsh Co., Business - Manufacturing
Metal firm to move to Skokie 1981-11-01 General Automation, Inc., a Chicago precision metal parts manufacturer, plans to move its operations to Skokie next summer after completion of a 78,000 square foot factory-office building at Oakton and McCormick. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, November 1, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, General Automation, Inc.
Skokie makes top 10 list for manufacturing 1981-04-23 The 1980 Illinois Manufacturers Directory lists Skokie as one of the top ten Cook County cities. The News, Thursday, April 23, 1981, p. 7 Business - Manufacturing, Surveys and studies
Skokie OKs development bond 1981-01-15 The Village Board approved a $2 million economic development bond issue which will enable American Generator and Armature Company, now located in Chicago, to obtain financing to purchase the vacant property at 3610 Touhy Ave. The News, Thursday, January 15, 1981, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, American Generator and Armature Co., Business - Manufacturing
Chamber explosion kills worker in accident at Skokie door firm 1979-10-25 An explosion at the American Louver Door Company on October 17th resulted in the death of an employee. The News, Thursday, October 25, 1979, p. 7 Business - Manufacturing, American Louver, Death
Factory worker killed in blast 1979-10-21 An employee of American Louver Co. was killed by an explosion in the vacuum chamber of the factory. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, October 21, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, American Louver, Death
Wells 'de-fumed' after July 1, 1972 1971-11-24 Wells Mfg. agreed to install ventilation system to contain phenolic fumes. The News, Wednesday, November 24, 1971, p. 20 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air