Yearly Archives: 2016

  • Retail Management Career to Manufacturing – Who Would Have Guessed?

    Posted on November 3, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Four years ago Matt Rossiter was hired into an Apprenticeship Program by Rj Link International. Matt had spent four years in the Air Force after graduating from high school, and then went into retail management for 13 years at a large store in the Rockford, IL area. Matt had never considered a career in manufacturing […]

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  • Did You Ever Wonder What’s Inside Rj Link Gearboxes?

    Posted on October 31, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link gearboxes have a “Gravity Lubricating Process”, which means customers get a gearbox that runs smooth, and has an extended life.  Once the Gear-housing is filled with the recommended oil, and the unit is operating:  The lowest gear dips into the bath of oil lubricating the teeth.  Then with splashing action, and meshing of the Gear-teeth, oil is delivered into the […]

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  • RPS Students Visit for Academy Day

    Posted on October 28, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Employees at Rj Link International took time to talk with students from the Rockford Public School’s Academy Program about different career pathways in manufacturing.  Academies are small learning communities that provide real-world experiences with local businesses and professionals, linking schoolwork and the workplace. Regular coursework, including Core Curriculum, Global Electives, and College and Career Pathways, is […]

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  • NIDA Great Lakes Annual Meeting

    Posted on October 20, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Representatives from Rj Link International attended the NDIA Great Lakes Annual Meeting Tuesday evening in Oshkosh, WI.  President and CEO of Oshkosh Corporation, Wilson R Jones, gave an excellent presentation giving the attendees a glimpse of the Oshkosh family, and showing how their passion and dedication enables their customers to feel a part of their family.   The […]

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  • Rj Link Int. Provides Solutions

    Posted on October 9, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link International’s team of engineers provide customers with solutions for innovative and flexible design approaches, including interfacing lube systems, heat exchanger & clutches into gearbox systems. Contact us for more information at 815-874-8110 or email salesengineering@rjlink.com.  

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  • “Gears & More Gears” – Rj Link Int’s Booth at the 2016 Academy Expo

    Posted on September 30, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

      Rj Link Int. participated in the 2016 Academy Expo yesterday.  More than 130 businesses turned out for a chance to engage freshmen about career possibilities and life after high school.  The purpose of the event is to help Rockford Public School freshmen students choose their academy.   It also exposes them to careers and jobs within the region […]

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  • Rj Link International Participating In Academy Expo Today

    Posted on September 29, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    The Academy Expo was designed by Alignment Rockford to serve as the introductory experience to the academy structure for RPS freshmen.  The event assists students in making an informed academy selection prior to their sophomore year. This is also an opportunity for other school districts in attendance to explore career opportunities. Launched in 2012, the […]

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  • Rockford Hard At Work Building MRO Facility

    Posted on September 13, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    A new facility in Rockford will repair and maintain the world’s largest passenger jets. Passenger airliners are a mainstay of the aircraft business, and the world’s two biggest manufacturers are trying to outdo each other with supermassive craft.   Read more…  

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  • Rock Valley College Tech Works Students Visit Rj Link International

    Posted on September 8, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Students from Rock Valley College’s Tech Works program toured Rj Link International to tour the facility, and visit with CNC operators and engineers.  Tech Works is an employer-driven training organization that develops and delivers a customized curriculum to prepare students for a career in advanced manufacturing in just six to eight weeks. For more information about the […]

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  • Custom Gearbox Manufacturer, Rj Link Int., New Website Launch Is Huge Success!

    Posted on September 2, 2016 by Ann McGirk in news.

    Rj Link International announced the launch of their newly designed website the end of July.  The team at Rj Link International took a significant amount of time during this process to think through not only how they do business, but to show how Rj Link International can provide the best solution possible for their customers. The new website is […]

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