ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The Rockford Airport Board gives a global manufacturing company the green light to expand.
Freeway Rockford Inc. will now be able to build an 11,500 square foot addition to its facility off of Boeing Drive. The company makes washers and fasteners for the automobile industry.
The expansion means Freeway will be able to add more equipment, increase the packing and shipping area and add up to ten employees.
Construction is expected to start soon and be done by the end of the year.