AME Nominated for Technology Innovator Awards for Precision Machine Manufacturing

By: Meaghan Ziemba, Content Marketing Manager, AME

Rockford, Illinois, USA—02/02/2018—Advanced Machine & Engineering (AME)®, a global manufacturer and distributor of precision machine tool components and metal cutting solutions, has received a nomination for the 2018 Technology Innovator Awards in the Precision Machine Manufacturers category.

The awards, hosted by CV Magazine, recognize outstanding achievement, game-changing innovation, and stellar performance of the very best in each market, industry, sector, and region.

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Contributing Factors for Nomination

In the last 12 months, AME broke ground on a new $3.5 million facility expansion to help support product growth and increase top line revenue and overall profitability. The expansion will also create up to 100 new manufacturing job in the local Rockford communities.

AME has also digitized its entire product offering, making unique web pages for each individual product offering, revolutionizing buyers’ research and inquiry processes.

Another key contributing factor for the nomination includes AME’s robust, international apprenticeship program offered to young engineers interested in the manufacturing industry. “We take great pride in training our own, and our apprenticeship program provides students with 8,000 hours of manufacturing training in parallel of schooling at Rock Valley College - one small step towards closing the manufacturing skills gap in the U.S.,” says Dietmar Goellner, President and CEO of AME.

AME is honored to be nominated for this year’s Technology Innovator Awards.


About Advanced Machine & Engineering Co.

Advanced Machine & Engineering® (AME) was founded in 1966 out of Rockford, Illinois (USA) by Willy Goellner. Originally known as Advanced Engineering Co., AME has developed into a global leader in machine tool components and metal cutting machines for over 50 years. With strong core values supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education, AME’s robust apprenticeship and community outreach programs ensure a secure, innovative environment that supports AME facilities and the development of the American manufacturing movement.


Meaghan Ziemba
Content Marketing Manager
C: 815.218.1706

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