Bison Gear receives Business Leadership Award

  • June 12, 2007
  • Bison Gear & Engineering Corp.
  • Bison Gear & Engineering Corp.
  • News
ST. CHARLES, IL - June 12, 2007 - Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. will receive the Business Leadership Award from the River Valley Workforce Investment Board in Aurora, Illinois, on June 21, 2007. Bison Gear was nominated for the Business Leadership Award for its outstanding contribution to workforce development during the past year. "We are pleased to be recognized for this award and value the relationship we have with the River Valley Board in developing our Skilled Workforce Initiative," said Ron Bullock, Chairman and CEO of St. Charles, Illinois-based Bison Gear. The River Valley Workforce Investment Board plays a key role in the economic development of Kane, DeKalb and Kendall counties in Illinois by bringing together employment, training and educational resources and transforming them into a comprehensive system that supports the development of a world-class workforce. The award will be presented to Bison Gear at the 3rd Annual River Valley Workforce Investment Board Recognition Dinner on June 21. The evening's program will feature Keynote Speaker Paul G. Kuchuris, President and CEO of the Lincoln Foundation.About Bison Gear Founded in 1960, Bison Gear designs and manufactures fractional horsepower electric motors and gearmotors used in industrial and commercial OEM applications worldwide. Bison's strong engineering tradition and designs based on Robusticity principles offer products with up to twice as much torque in the same package size as competitors. Bison employs over 220 associates in its St. Charles, Illinois facility which produces gearmotors and reducers in parallel shaft and right angle configurations, as well as AC and DC motors, for applications where the avoidance of machine downtime is critical. Learn More

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