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About The IFH Group

The IFH Group started doing business in 1945 as King’s Weld Shop at 401 Avenue A. Rock Falls, Illinois. Initially, the business was a two-man operation.

In 1966, the company was incorporated as J.L. King Co., Inc. and occupied 20,000 sq. ft.

robot-welder3As the company grew, the name of the corporation was changed to Sauk Valley Equipment Company. The company grew to include national and international sales of Lubrication Handling Equipment and marketed to large manufacturing companies. In 1998, the company purchased Deluxe Tank Mfg. and changed the corporate name to The IFH Group, Inc. In 2007, it moved to its present location and now occupies 131,000 Sq. Ft. of manufacturing space. In 2015 the expansion continues with the acquisition of Bowman Manufacturing in Arlington, Washington. An expansion necessary to accommodate a growing customer base and product offering.

Through the years, The IFH Group has enjoyed a reputation for quality work and prompt service.

The IFH Group is involved in three primary operations. These are: the manufacturing of fluid handling and transportation equipment and other related items; the manufacturing of hydraulic oil reservoirs and fluid tanks; and build to print precision sheet metal parts for multiple industries.

Today, The IFH Group operates a 131,000 sq. ft. facility in Rock Falls, IL, and an 88,000 Sq. Ft. facility in Arlington, WA. The IFH Group is the largest manufacturer of small, customized fuel and hydraulic oil reservoir tanks in the country.