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Cain & Company 50th Anniversary

Cain & Company celebrated 50 years in business in 2023. As a full-service advertising and marketing agency for five decades, we have helped hundreds of businesses and organizations craft their messaging, build their brands, and produce industry-leading written and graphic communications in the Rockford region and beyond.

Our relationship with our clients sets Cain & Company apart. Our clients become our partners. We take the time to understand your needs and your business. Your goals become our goals.

Over the years, we’ve built relationships with clients locally, nationally and globally. From industrial and healthcare organization marketing managers to owners of credit unions and retail businesses, we still work with many of the same people today.

As a full-service advertising and marketing agency in Rockford, Illinois, with an edge in industrial and manufacturing marketing, we produce content, design, and brand strategies that get the results you need. Whether it’s a single ad, flyer, email, new web design, or a complete marketing strategy, we’re here to help.


Rising Returns with the Right Elevator Pitch

Ever wish you could sum up the offerings of your business or organization in a memorable way?

Get your products or services top-floor billing with just the right elevator pitch. The short description of your offerings is not only helpful to share at networking events, but also can be included on your “about us” page, social profiles, emails, landing pages, and more.

When shared verbally, the best elevator pitches are around 30-45 seconds or about 75-100 words. Although it’s a short piece of copy, it has to sound natural, be memorable, and accurately convey the highlights of your business or organization. Written correctly, it can be used for years to come. Great elevator pitches have a clever hook that identifies and solves a problem while explaining your business or organization.

Trust the skillful writers at Cain & Company to take on the challenge of developing your elevator pitch and assisting with copy needs, such as copywriting, editing/proofreading, technical writing, blogging, web content, messaging and more. Don’t stop there; Cain & Company also offers design, digital, and marketing services to make you stand apart from the competition, attract new business, and retain a loyal customer following.


As a Rockford, Illinois-based marketing and advertising agency, we communicate with our clients regularly to ensure results are delivered efficiently. We’re passionate about your business. Our team of experts works with you to design, develop, and implement the best marketing or branding strategy, brochure, website, graphic design, or writing project.

Our goal is always to meet your objectives.


Where do we really shine? A deep understanding of the unique attributes of many businesses and the global marketplace. The industries where the majority of our experience lies include industrial, manufacturing, construction, retail, hospitals and healthcare organizations, banking, racing (NASCAR and Indy car), promotional product companies, schools, not-for-profits, city and county agencies, and the food industry. From the parts in the machines that turn a farmer’s soil to food service, processing equipment, restaurants, and ingredient companies, we have the expertise and creative passion to get the results you want.


Scanlans Bar & Grill website redesign
The Scanlan’s wanted their Rockford, Illniois, bar and grill, Scanlan’s, to have its own website. Not only a great place for evening entertainment, but also a perfect lunch spot for the businesses nearby, Scanlan’s, located at 2921 City View Drive in Rockford, opened in 1999 and is a sister bar of Rockford’s Filling Station. They contacted Cain & Company to help with this marketing project. Our team worked with the owners to create a new logo, take photos, and build their website. (Of course, we sampled their amazing menu items!) Our designers expertly captured the neighborhood vibe of this fantastic spot for food, beverages, and entertainment.


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We’re one of the largest and longest-standing agencies in the area for a reason. We’re passionate about what we do. Through the years, many agencies have come and gone. Cain & Company has changed with the times, while keeping our focus oncustomer relationships, prompt service, competitive pricing, and attention to detail. When you work with us, we take the time to understand your company and your goals to find custom marketing solutions that are a perfect fit for your business. To us, you aren’t just another client; you’re part of our team. We’ll give your brand the attention it deserves and work with you to achieve your vision.

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How Manufacturers Can Leverage Social Media Marketing

Did you know people spend an average of 2 hours and 27 minutes a day on social media, and more than half of the world is using it? That’s why anyone in the manufacturing industry needs to develop a social media marketing strategy to take advantage of all that social platforms have to offer.

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