ROCKFORD, IL — Pierce Laminated Products, a designer and manufacturer of countertops, store fixtures and commercial cabinets, marks its 50th year in business in 2008. The company will celebrate the anniversary with a summer party for customers, suppliers, employees and their families.

Russ Malueg founded the company in 1958 with four employees. The current facility was built in 1960 and has had five subsequent additions, bringing it to 32,000-square-feet. Today, the company has 34 employees.

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