Celebrating a New Chapter at IB International

We recently celebrated a significant milestone that marked not just a new name but an expansion of our company. With an exuberant ribbon-cutting ceremony at our Cary, Illinois headquarters, we proudly launched IB International, reflecting our commitment to innovation and growing our customer-centric approach on a global scale.

The event was attended by over 50 guests, including local business representatives and members of the Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. Highlights of the day included the ceremonial ribbon-cutting, a local taco truck and an extensive tour of our newly updated 50,000-square-foot facility.

Driving Change at IB International

Under the visionary leadership of Carolena Brawn, our first female CEO, IB International is poised to integrate the deep-rooted expertise of Illinois Blower with fresh strategies and a renewed global outlook. “As we step into the future, our focus is clear,” Carolena shared, “We are dedicated to continuing our tradition of providing unmatched air and gas moving solutions while improving our operations and expanding our product offerings. We are excited to see what this next chapter brings for us.”

The ribbon-cutting ceremony also served as a platform to introduce significant additions to our team. Jeff Wright has joined us as the new Operations Manager, bringing with him a wealth of expertise that will streamline our production processes. This strategic addition aligns perfectly with our commitment to a customer-first approach and adapting swiftly to the evolving needs of the industries we serve.

Joining Jeff are several other valuable team members, including Brian Gustafson as Controller, Sara Engels as Administrative Assistant, LeAnne Kronforst as HR Coordinator, Caitlin Benkoski as Senior Engineer and Jason Lowry as Quality Manager. Each brings a unique set of skills that will contribute significantly to our workflow and mission.

Looking Forward

The ceremony wasn’t just a celebration of our rebranding but also a way to express our commitment to our future goals. We are moving forward with expansion plans in our facilities and global outreach while dedicating ourselves to maintaining strong ties with our local communities and industries.

Stay tuned to our blog for more updates and insights into how we’re making a difference in air and gas moving solutions.