Made in the QCA

Douglas Sports Equipment in Eldridge, Iowa makes gear for college teams like the University of Iowa Hawkeyes and for pro teams and events, such as manufacturing the tennis nets used at the U.S. Open.

Made in the QCA: Douglas Sports Equipment

ELDRIDGE, Iowa (KWQC) – The tennis nets used at the U.S. Open are made by a small company in the Quad Cities Area that has a remarkable stor…


Made in the QCA: Elliott Aviation

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – It started as a grass airstrip during the Great Depression. Today, Elliott Aviation is home to some of the most sophis…


Made in the QCA: Mississippi Laser

MILAN, Ill. (KWQC) – A family-run business in Milan is truly Made in the QCA. This company cuts, bends, shapes, and paints machinery parts f…


divvyDOSE: Made in the QCA

Rock Island, Ill. (KWQC) – Some studies show 50 percent of patients do not take their medications according to doctor’s orders. divvyDOSE in…


Made in the QCA: Lamco Slings and Rigging

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC)  There’s a business name in the Quad Cities that carries a lot of weight – as in 30, 40 tons of weight – everyday. Lamco…

Inside HON headquarters in Muscatine, Iowa.

HON expands presence in Muscatine, Iowa

MUSCATINE, Iowa (KWQC) – When you visit HON Company headquarters in Muscatine, you get the feeling of being in a city within a city. And you…

Monster Sewing

Made in the QCA: Monster Sewing

It’s a profession that dates back thousands of years as sewing is our “made in the QCA” feature with David Nelson


Made In The QCA: Nixalite

Each day a small Quad Cities business makes a simple but unusual-looking device that’s shipped to clients around the globe. It starts with l…

Whitey's Ice Cream

Made in the QCA: Whitey’s Ice Cream

MOLINE, Ill. – If you think it’s been cold this winter, imagine working at a business where the temperature in one room can be as low as 60 …