Since 1988, Parker Trutec has provided coating and heat treatment services to a variety of industries here in Urbana. Nihon Parkerizing established the first plant in Urbana, opening a second plant shortly after in Springfield. Originally known as simply Trutec, the company went through a name change several years ago. In 2001, the Urbana plant also went through an expansion. Today, Parker Trutec still stands as leader in the coating industry. Check them out at https://www.parkertrutec.com/.
Rosewood Machine and Tool Company is a small but mighty manufacturer located Rosewood. Started in 1970, Rosewood Machine and Tool continues to make its mark in the manufacturing world. Duane Hellman founded the company which started as tractor repair, eventually adding machining.
Today they are a single source vendor for machining, tooling and making custom equipment. They specialize in difficult or hard to find parts. We congratulate Rosewood Machine and Tool and look forward to many more years of success.