Midtronics CEO Steve McShane Inducted into Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
WILLOWBROOK, II-- March 1, 2011: Steve McShane, founder and CEO of Midtronics, Inc., was recently inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. The Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago chose McShane as a member of the 2011 Hall of Fame class in recognition of his entrepreneurial achievements and lasting impact on Chicago's business landscape.
“For the last 26 years, the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame has been a showcase of Chicago's successful entrepreneur community”
McShane founded Midtronics in 1984 with the introduction of innovative conductance testing technology to the automotive market. Now a worldwide leader in battery management solutions for the transportation and stationary battery markets, Midtronics has since developed advanced technologies for alternator and electrical system diagnostics that are recognized globally as standards for servicing these systems.
"It was a great honor to be inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame," McShane said. "I appreciate the individual recognition, but am most proud of the achievements of the entire Midtronics team. Through aggressive research and development, innovation and close relationships with customers, we have developed products that improve reliability, reduce costs and support our customers' overall success.
The 2011 Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame Class included professionals from a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, and business services.
"For the last 26 years, the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame has been a showcase of Chicago's successful entrepreneur community," said Michael Pagano, interim dean of the UIC College of Business Administration. "Our newest inductees have proven that you can succeed in business, even in the toughest times, through creativity and dedication."
Midtronics is a worldwide leader and provider of vehicle and stationary battery testing and management products and services. Founded in 1984, Midtronics remains singularly focused on battery management innovation. The company continues advancing the standard in its industry, supplying customers with custom battery management solutions that meet evolving needs, including those related to hybrid, electric and other new vehicle systems.
About The Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
Celebrating its 26th Anniversary, the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame recognizes innovative business leaders in the Chicagoland area. Each year, it inducts prominent entrepreneurs who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and business talent by founding or growing their respective businesses.