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September 30, 2015 - Vertical Turning Big Parts Delivers Big Savings

Finding a niche and investing in efficiency is key to success for this contract shop. Frank Earl Sperry, a mechanical engineer from the University of Illinois, founded Mechanical Devices Company in 1914 in Aurora, Illinois. Today, in Bloomington, Illinois, Mr. Sperry’s descendants operate the company successfully in a modern manufacturing facility and logistics building totaling […]

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November 9, 2014 - A New Century

Mechanical Devices turns 100, prepares for transition Pat Shaver, The Pantagraph November 9, 2014 BLOOMINGTON – Families fight, argue and forgive. The siblings who run Mechanical Devices Company in Bloomington and their children admit they fight, but agree that at the dinner table, the fighting ends. The family business turns 100 this year and will […]

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October 25, 2014 - Mechanical Devices still family owned, going strong after 100 years

Not many family owned businesses that were around 100 years ago are still in business today, but a Bloomington manufacturer is still going strong – and is still family owned and operated. Read the article Eric Stock from WJBC wrote on Mechanical Devices.

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August 11, 2010 - Mechanical Devices Company Features on CBS News

CBS News interviews Mechanical Devices Company on their sustainability during a recession. http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/open-manufacturing-jobs-doubled/

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