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FCG Family

American Made and Family Owned

It’s no secret that we are passionate about producing world-class gears. We are proud to see those gears used around the world and beyond. But our greatest pride is in the exceptional family of people that choose to come together every day to produce those gears right here in Roscoe, Illinois.

Fred & Wendy Young
(In Memoriam: Wendy Young, 1952-2022)


Fred Young


Kika Young


Jared Lyford

Director of Manufacturing Operations

Jeffrey Mains

Director of Technical Operations

Gary Strakeljahn


Team Members

Mike Banes

Second Shift Supervisor

Alba Bautista

Gear Finishing Lead

Kent Blatchford

Gear Hobbing Supervisor

Larry Cass


Kevin Chatfield

Gear Grinding Lead

Jacob Childers

Export Compliance & NDT Manager

Laurie Chudoba


John Cochran

Value Stream Manager

Kevin Dela Cruz

Estimating Engineer

Cathy Cychosz

Accounting Assistant

Betsy Easton

Quoting Coordinator

Gene Fann

Gear Technology Manager

Josh Gates

Turning Lead

Brian Getty

Lead Maintenance Technician

Judy Huckstep

Shipping & Receiving

Chuck Hutchison

Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator

Jake Hutmacher

CTO Process Engineer

Mark Javurek

Process Engineer

Teresa Kincaid

Human Resources Generalist

Joe Konetski

CTO Process Engineer

Chuck Lentz

Quality Assurance

Dan Long

Gage & Calibration Technician 

Kelly Luttig

Order Entry Processor

Joel Miller

OD/ID Department Supervisor

Mike Miller

Division Manager, CNC Machining

Wayne Potts

Manufacturing Engineer

Bryan Robbins

Process Engineer

Jason Slaven

Gear Shaping Lead

Amy Sovina

Quality Assurance Manager

Mark Sweet

Secondary Machining Supervisor

Keith Tillman

Shipping & Receiving

Lukas Tresemer

Junior Process Engineer

Tonya Van Aken

Production Scheduler

Carl Wedig

Estimating Engineer

Ingrid West

Purchasing & Expediting Coordinator

Phillip White


Andrew Wojciechowski

Estimating Engineer