Who's Hiring

Ready for a manufacturing career? Take a look at the numerous opportunities available right now by visiting the recruitment pages of the participating Manufacturing Pathways Consortium member companies linked below. Don’t have work experience in manufacturing? Keep exploring, your current skill set may already be a great fit and companies are willing to train. Don’t have a resume? No problem, the McHenry County College Career Services team is available to assist you with resume development and interview preparation. This free service is available to all students and community members. Contact careers@mchenry.edu or (815) 455-8566 to get started.

AFC Materials Group

AFC understands the importance of valuing our 130+ employees, developing our team, and providing a stimulating workplace with significant growth potential. A manufacturer located in Lake in the Hills, we will train you to have a stable career in the county.

Alpha-Swiss Industries Inc

Alpha Swiss Industries, Inc. (ASI) is a Northern Illinois Swiss machine style precision machining company focused on highly complex components for the medical, hydraulics, and electronics industries. Using state of the art manufacturing and inspection equipment, and a highly skilled staff, ASI provides unmatched quality within a competitive economic cost structure.


Every day, we create “a-ha” moments for our customers and their consumers by bringing new solutions to market that convert non-dispensing packaging into breakthrough product-dispensing systems, including those that give people more effective ways to put on their favorite fragrance, kids the opportunity to pour ketchup without making a mess and bringing connected technologies to patients that help them more easily adhere to treatment. As a global leader in consumer dispensing, active packaging and drug delivery solutions and services, we use insights, design, engineering and science to create dosing, dispensing and protective packaging technologies for the world’s leading brands – small marvels of sophisticated engineering and innovative design that make a meaningful difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of millions of people around the world.

Arnold Magnetic Technologies

Arnold Magnetic Technologies is an engineering solutions provider and leading global manufacturer of high performance permanent magnets, flexible magnets, electromagnetics, magnetic assemblies, and precision thin metal foils. Arnold’s magnets, metals, and systems are used in high-efficiency electric motors and generators, sensors, batteries, and more. We are a US-based corporation and have provided defense sensitive materials to the U.S. market for 125 years. Arnold holds AS9100D and ISO9001:2015 certifications, as well as NADCAP™ accreditation for heat treatment.

Atlantic Track & Turnout Co

Atlantic Track is an employee-owned company, dedicated to delivering value and creating long-lasting relationships with our customers. We care about the safety and health of our employee-owners and the communities we operate within. We are also committed to achieving the highest safety and sustainability standards in the industry. Our manufacturing facilities adhere to strict guidelines that reduce not only risk, but our carbon footprint as well.


At Berry, our mission of always advancing to protect what’s important is the foundation for all that we do. It’s the reason we come to work every day. With over 290 locations around the world, we are certain to have a career opportunity in a location that’s appealing to you. We are continually recruiting energetic and innovative individuals who are passionate about their skills, and who are ready to grow with us to create a positive impact on the future. We invite you to explore more about Berry, the careers we offer, and how our more than 47,000 team members together drive our mission of “Always advancing to protect what’s important.”

J. Basler Company

E.J. Basler, a high-volume machine shop, offers Hydromat, Davenport, multi-spindle, swiss machining, and cnc machining services. Our team concept ensures delivery of the highest quality, most cost effective solutions for your custom projects. Unlike other machine shops, we have the capabilities to offer a variety of services for your customizable needs. For several decades E.J. Basler Co. has steadily grown by exceeding customer’s expectations for precision machined parts through a firm commitment to quality and exceptional service. Our proven quality system has produced millions of machined parts with zero defects.

Fabrik Molded Plastics

Industries is a full-service custom injection molding manufacturer of thermoplastics. We specialize in several areas, as you can see in the capabilities and portfolio sections of our website. Committing to our customers and business plan has been vital to the continued growth of our organization. We pride ourselves on the relationships we have with our customers, and the hard work we put in to make their projects more cost efficient.

General Kinematics

General Kinematics has been the world leader in the design and manufacturing of specialized vibratory equipment for more than 50 years. General Kinematics differentiates itself from it competitors by offering custom engineered solutions created to solve customer-specific process requirements. Since our inception we have established a reputation for – more… providing high-quality equipment and components that provide customers value they need to remain competitive.

Jessup Manufacturing

Founded in 1956, Jessup Manufacturing Company has grown into a global manufacturer of adhesive coated films. The company is recognized worldwide for its world-class service, support and product quality provided to a growing customer base that includes the national defense, healthcare workers and first responders, as well as the pharmaceutical, food processing, chemical, action sports, transportation sectors (aerospace, automotive, rail, marine), energy, architecture, construction, advertising and safety graphics media diversified manufacturing markets. In additional to its griptape product lines, Jessup’s global brands include Solve+Make™, Jessup’s service for making application-specific adhesive coated films; Safety Track® non-slip tapes and treads; Glo Brite® photoluminescent films and exit signs; Asphalt Art® and TexWalk® media for printed graphics.  

M4 Factory

M4 is a female-owned and led, US-based tribe of visionaries, creatives, makers, industrialists, and progressives devoted to creating extraordinary products and brands for our clients. M4 is at the forefront of modernizing the view of American manufacturing. M4 is changing the narrative around plastics and pioneering the use of more sustainable materials in the mass production of consumer goods worldwide. Informed by fashion, design, style, quality, manufacturing mastery, and lean operating principles, M4 combines the best of what they call the “CREATE” and “MAKE” process of bringing products to life.

Led by the Fortune 500 marketing legend and US manufacturing advocate Patricia Miller – Owner and granddaughter of the M4 Factory founder – M4 Factory is building a strong business foundation in manufacturing. A five-time INC 5000 list maker, M4 Factory is one of the fastest-growing businesses America, proving that companies are beginning to care as much about where and how their products are produced as to how much they cost.

MAC Automation Concepts 

Established in 1980, MAC Automation Concepts, Inc. has earned a solid reputation for quality, innovative products, and conscientious service. Staffed with experienced and dedicated personnel and supported by state-of-the-art design and fabrication equipment, MAC has the resources to ensure consistent quality and support.

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas

Our business was built on innovative technology and the drive and commitment of our employees. For more than 100 years, Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas and its group companies have helped customers Move The World Forward. From design to manufacturing, Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group is one of the world’s largest lift truck providers.

Phoenix Woodworking Corporation

Phoenix Woodworking Corporation is a fabricator of custom commercial architectural woodworking projects. We create one-of-a-kind, unique architectural projects and millwork for libraries (Huntley Library), schools (McHenry County College, McHenry West), Municipal Centers (McHenry County Administration Center and 8 Court Rooms), fitness Centers (HealthBridge Huntley) and country clubs (Turnberry).

Plaspros Inc. 

Plaspros Inc., is a turnkey plastic injection molding and contract manufacturing company. Known throughout the industry as “The Plastic Professionals”, Plaspros offers the latest in manufacturing techniques, customer centric services, tool engineering and management, and innovative technologies that include:

  • two-shot plastic injecting molding
  • pad printing
  • secondary assembly services
  • shipping and warehousing

Scot Forge

Scot Forge is a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company, which means the company belongs to the employees. Since everyone is an owner, each employee takes pride in the company’s performance and shares in its successes. This unique culture fosters an environment where new and creative ideas to improve areas of performance are encouraged by every employee, benefiting both the customer and the company Value.

Socomec Boltswitch

Boltswitch, Inc., based in Crystal Lake, IL is the North American leader in fusible bolted pressure contact switches and fusible pullout switches. Since our first switch pole was filed out in 1953, we have continually contributed to the science of switch building. Since 2019, Boltswitch Inc. is a proud member of Socomec Group; a family owned French-based company and a global leader in low-voltage power switching and energy performance.

TC Industries

TC Industries is the worldwide industry leading manufacturer of cutting edges, wear parts, and fabrications, as well as the premier commercial heat treat services provider, in North America. We are family owned and operated, with over 80 years of experience in the industry, taking care of some of the most demanding customers in the market. Our business is taking care of our customers by providing solutions to their problems with the utmost quality in both the products and services we provide. We are strategically located globally to meet your needs with locations in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

TEQ LLC a Sonoco Company

TEQ is part of Sonoco, a $5 billion global organization that has more than 330 operations in 34 countries and produces packaging for a variety of industries and many of the world’s most recognized brands, serving customers in 85 nations. At TEQ, we have an amazing team and a highly collaborative culture. The global scope of our success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company – it truly is a special place.

True Value

At True Value Company, we celebrate independence and drive retail excellence for more than 4,500 retail locations across the U.S. and internationally. We want to see retailers achieve excellence in a way that works for them and their local community. That’s why our 13 regional distribution centers, and approximately 2,500 associates work across 60 different countries to support this goal. Join the True Value family of retailers and let us work with you to discover new ways to build your business.

Vo-Tech Inc. 

Variable Operations Technologies, Inc. (Vo-Tech, Inc.) has been family-owned and operated for over 24 years.  We take pride in quality and craftmanship.  We are always on the lookout for experienced, knowledgeable, and confident machinists.  We have a reputation for value, honesty, integrity, teamwork, and kindness.  We believe in exceeding customer expectations. Come join our team, work in a clean, ventilated machine shop, a friendly atmosphere, and a place where you can continue to grow and learn and be a part of something special.

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