Turn of the century: Freeport-based business celebrating milestone anniversary

Anchor Harvey is celebrating 100 years of making durable metal parts and lasting impressions in the community.

Founded in March 1923 in Chicago, the company has called Freeport home since 1978. Over its 100-year existence, Anchor Harvey has evolved from a brass and bronze forging shop to a data-driven aluminum forging company specializing in foraging aluminum parts for manufacturers in aerospace, auto and medical industries.

The company is a three-shift operation employing 170 people who work five to six days a week at the 120,000-square-foot plant at 600 W. Lamm Road.


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