October 7, 2019 Weekly Digest
Chairman's Circle Members
Happenings in and around the Chamber!
Congratulations to Don Sinnot,
Our September 2019 Ambassador of the Month!
The Batavia Chamber of Commerce is pleased to introduce Don Sinnot as the September Ambassador of the Month. Don is a producer with Brian Feltes & Associates, an independent insurance agency. The Chamber is fortunate to have Don as both a valued member and as a Chamber Ambassador. You will find Don at most of our events and he is active in the Tuesday morning leads group, too. He is a wonderful networker who may catch you off guard with his dry sense of humor. You’ll find Don supporting new businesses and members at Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies or at Net-Working It events. As an independent insurance agent, he provides great service to those needing home, auto and business insurance. Don’s continual effort is valued and deeply appreciated by our members, the Board of Directors, and Chamber staff! Thank you for all you do to support the Batavia Chamber of Commerce’s mission and the community.
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October is Manufacturing Month -
Meet Four of Our Manufacturing Members

Located at 1400 Louis Bork Drive in Batavia, Advanced Compressor Technology (ACT) delivers comprehensive shop services that are reliable and efficient. ACT was founded in 1991 to answer the need for technically strong equipment repair and maintenance service to industrial plants in the Midwest region of the United States. Quality repairs are just a part of the story - ACT completes a thorough evaluation of customer assets without shortcuts. They have a second location in Texas.

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment. AGCO Parts is located at 1500 N. Raddant Road in Batavia. They deliver dependability you can rely on with the productivity you've come to expect. The company supplies the genuine parts and accessories that were designed, tested, and engineered by the same people who built the original branded equipment. Their aim is to deliver the best parts and service experience in the industry.

Manufacturing facility founded in 1961 by James C. Shaw, they started in a plant near the Fox River in Batavia. Now located at 1400 Paramount Parkway in Batavia and two other Chicagoland facilities, BCI's sole focus is to provide clients with the best packaging solutions and products in the marketplace. To accomplish this, they invest in the best people, equipment, facilities and technology. Services include custom manufacturing, design, inventory and delivery.

BI-TORQ Valve Automation, a division of Strahman valves since 2015, has been serving industrial, commercial and municipal accounts since 1981. Located at 1N050 Linlar Drive in La Fox, they are experienced with a wide variety of valve and actuator manufacturers, giving them a strong knowledge of the industry. Their product depth means they can provide customized valve automation solutions for virtually any application Their motto: Anything's possible. Just ask.
Members in the News and Local Happenings

Kluber Architects and Engineers, Inc. has opened its newest office location at 222 South Riverside Street Plaza, Chicago, Illinois 60606.Leadership at Kluber has eagerly planned the firm’s expansion into downtown Chicago to better serve its growing clientele in the city. Continue Reading the Entire Press Release

The Batavia United Way is hosting their Halloween-themed 5K Walk/Run/10K Run on October 26, 2019, on the lovely Fox River Trail bike path. The race begins at River and State Street in Batavia at 8:30 a.m. The kids can join in the fun too! The Kids’ Costumed Fun Run starts at 9:30 a.m.   Continue Reading the Entire Press Release

The kick-off of Water Street Studios’ Activate the Alley pARTnership project is here! Mutual Ground will be the first organization to reveal their mural in a series of murals highlighting local non-profit organizations at a Mural Reveal party on Thursday, October 17th from 4:30-6:30pm at Water Street Studios.   Continue Reading the Entire Press Release

The Batavia Mothers' Club Foundation's 34th Annual Autumn Craft & Vendor Show will take place on October 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Batavia High School. This show spotlights a juried selection of arts and crafts designed and created by the artist and also an opportunity for commercial vendors to display their products. Continue Reading the Entire Press Release

Written by Mark Foster with the Kane County Chronicle

In a world of international terrorism, random mass shootings and workplace violence, it is planning, preparation and training that are the keys to security.

This is the realm of Controlled FORCE, a Batavia firm that provides a broad range of security services . Read the Entire Article

Batavia Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Controlled FORCE to present a series of trainings that are useful everywhere - not just in the workplace. The next workshop takes place on Thursday, October 24. To register, click here .
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