At Alliance we create long lasting successful relationships with our customers, by finding solutions to their most difficult problems. We sell laser welders and engravers, and are the best  when it comes to laser welding, laser engraving, polishing, and mold maintenance. But it’s our commitment to our customers that makes us who we are.

ALLIANCE SPECIALTIES

Specializing in complete mold finishing and maintenance including hot runner manifold cleaning.
info@alliancespecialtiesinc.com

ALLIANCE LASER SALES

Looking to purchase a Laser Welding or Engraving machine. We would love to help you find the right solution for your needs.
info@alliancelasersales.com

THE LEADERSHIP TEAM

WAUCONDA, ILLINOIS | 265 Industrial Drive, 60084 | (847) 487-1945

 

JOHN DEMAKIS

JOHN DEMAKIS

President

Contact Info:
847.344.6567 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I am the all knowing problem solver. I am your go to guy to make sure that things happen and get done on time.

What I do in my free time:
I am always on the look out for cool old things. Flea markets, antique shops, the older and dirtier the better.

DOUG NIGGEMANN

DOUG NIGGEMANN

Vice President

Contact Info:
847.514.2242 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I’m a second generation Mold Maker. I’ve been around mold making all my life, working with my dad in his shop. Now I’m using all of my experience to help build Alliance Laser Sales. I know where the weld should go and where it shouldn’t go. In another words, I understand and speak mold making fluently.

What I do in my free time:
I enjoy fishing, snowmobiling, and outdoors in general. Most importantly I enjoy spending as much time as possible with my beautiful wife and daughter.

 

TONY DEMAKIS

TONY DEMAKIS

Director of Sales and Marketing

Contact Info:
847.650.3282 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
Create an environment that allows everyone on our team to achieve our collective and individual goals. From developing sales and marketing opportunities to promoting our company culture, my main objective is to make a positive impact on the people around me.

What I do in my free time:
If I am not at work, or at the gym, I spend a good bit of time at my church working with the youth group, and children’s ministry. My favorite though is anything with my wife and kiddos.

KIRBY JEDNACHOWSKI

KIRBY JEDNACHOWSKI

Alliance Specialties Sales / Project Manager

Contact Info:
847.417.1123 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
To lead by example. Since my first day with the company in October of 1990 I’ve always strived to do my best for two reasons, self pride and to help the company’s quality reputation. Between quoting polishing work, inspecting components and delegating projects, I enjoy every aspect of the daily tasks that come along with being the superintendent of Alliance Specialties.

What I do in my free time:
Outside of work, being with my family is the most important thing to me. Free time is spent playing with my daughter Olivia and catching up on the day with my wife Gina. You can also find me in the Health Club, playing Hockey and enjoying the occasional round of Golf with friends and family.

CHRISTOPHER DEMAKIS

CHRISTOPHER DEMAKIS

Alliance Specialties Sales / Project Manager

Contact Info:
847.493.9716 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
As project manager I oversee the everyday jobs that come through Alliance Specialties and ensure that they are finished to the customers specs on-time. As for being a sales associate, I truly believe in being there for my customer as a partner no matter the size of job.

What I do in my free time:
In my free time I truly enjoy the outdoors whether it be fishing, hunting, camping or just being around family friends.

IAN CAVANAUGH

IAN CAVANAUGH

Alliance Specialties Sales / Project Manager

Contact Info:
847.970.1993Email

My Role at Alliance:

What I do in my free time:
In my free time I enjoy recreational sports along with most physical activity along with relaxing with my dogs and spending as much time with fiancé as possible!

RICK HENDRY

RICK HENDRY

Laser Welding Foreman

Contact Info:
847.901.2247 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I organize and coordinate incoming laser welding jobs. I also manage the shop floor to ensure jobs are completed in a timely manner.

In my freetime:
I enjoy playing rec sports and fishing.

JASON WALLEN

JASON WALLEN

Laser Engraving Shop Manager

Contact Info:
847.487.1945 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I receive and coordinate incoming laser engraving jobs. I also process, quote, and oversee the completion of all laser engraving jobs. 

In my freetime:
I like to spend as much time as possible with my dog. I fill in whatever time is left with playing guitar, video games, watching terrible movies, and generally making an a** out of myself.

JERRY JANCZAK

JERRY JANCZAK

Hot Runner System Specialist

Contact Info:
224.358.8884 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I’ve been Involved with molding and mold making all my life. I slowly transitioned into the hot runner side of the business working for other hot runner cleaning company’s. Then I started my own company at the very wrong time and now I’m working with Alliance. We offer a complete 24 hr mold and hot runner service from laser welding, polishing, laser engraving, and chrome plating all in one location. Call me if you need help with a hot runner.

What I do in my free time:
Spending time with my wife, my family and most important my grand children.

MIKE ZENDER

MIKE ZENDER

Mold Maintenance Shop Manager

Contact Info:
847.487.1945 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I assist customers reach optimum performance from their molds, by servicing molds, from preventative maintenance to repairing mold issues.

What I do in my free time:
I enjoy spending time with my family be it camping, boating, or just hanging out.  Also I enjoy riding and restoring my old Harley Davidson.

KAREN DEMAKIS

KAREN DEMAKIS

Accounts Receivable / Accounting

Contact Info:
847.487.1945 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I handle the accounting needs for Alliance Laser Sales. Having been around since the beginning has allowed me to be part of everything related to the office.

What I do in my free time:
I am a family first person. To me nothing is better than spending time with my grandchildren doing absolutely anything that they want. Play dinosaurs, dolls, read or just cuddle on the couch.

JESSICA DEAN

JESSICA DEAN

Office Manager / Accounting

Contact Info:
847.487.1945 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I handle accounts payables, payroll, HR, and help to keep things running smooth in the front offices.

What I do in my free time:
In my free time I enjoy staying active by being silly with my kids, making memories with my husband, or burning energy in the gym.

ABBY GRILLO

ABBY GRILLO

Alliance Laser Administrative Assistant

Contact Info:
847.487.1945 ext: 222 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
 I keep all incoming and outgoing jobs organized for Alliance Laser.  My job consists of collecting PO’s, invoicing, shipping, accounts receivable, providing packing lists, and inventory.

What I do in my free time:
In my free time I like to go to the gym, go to concerts, travel, or just be lazy and watch movies on the couch with my cat.

VANESSA FIORITO

VANESSA FIORITO

Alliance Specialties Administrative Assistant

Contact Info:
847.487.1945 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I keep all incoming and outgoing jobs organized for Alliance Specialties. I am also in charge of invoicing out all of our projects. If you are ever in need of a purchase order, quote, delivery receipt or invoice, I am your go-to girl.

What I do in my free time:
Relax and spend as much time with my family as possible. I also enjoy a variety of DIY projects, and love putting my creative side to use.

PRAIRIE GROVE, ILLINOIS | 2520 Route 176, 60012 | (815) 477-1332
JEREMY WILLINGHAM

JEREMY WILLINGHAM

Laser R&D Engineer

Contact Info:
224.360.9679 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
My job is to do what I’m told to the best of my ability. That normally consists of quoting laser engraving jobs, laser engraving project management, running laser engraving jobs through, quality control, designing new products, laser engraver training, and customer relations.

What I do in my free time:
Sleep, shower, feed myself, commute, go to school, spend time with family, do yard work and other fun chores around the house, and working on myself to be a better person. That is when I’m not sitting around being lazy…

MIKE YOUNGLOVE

MIKE YOUNGLOVE

Alliance Laser Equipment Sales

Contact Info:
815.477.1332 Ext. 102 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
My role at Alliance is to sell our Laser Welding and Laser Engraving equipment.

What I do in my free time:
I enjoy spending time with my family, anything that has to do with sports both participating and watching, meeting new people, going to concerts, watching movies and hanging with my pup.

MIKE WALCHLI

MIKE WALCHLI

Alliance Laser Equipment Sales

Contact Info:
815.477.1332 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
My role at Alliance is to sell our Laser Welding and Laser Engraving equipment.

What I do in my free time:

JOE WAGNER

JOE WAGNER

Alliance Laser Sales General Manager

Contact Info:
815.477.1332 Ext. 101 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
My main objective is to facilitate the operational goals of our Production and Sales Divisions as desired by the leadership team at Alliance Laser Sales. I work to create an environment of mutual respect and collaboration amongst our workforce.  Working alongside Administration, Sales, Engineering, and Technical Staff to provide the best service and equipment for our customers.  We are always working together to improve our offerings and find solutions that are valuable to the marketplace.

What I do in my free time:
In my free time I enjoy visiting with family and friends, fine dining, a nice bottle of red wine. I also like to golf when I can find the time.

MARY DEBUSK

MARY DEBUSK

Executive Administration

Contact Info:
815.477.1332Email

My Role at Alliance:
At Alliance, my objective is to manage purchasing, billing, and accounts receivable. My job also consists of quoting and logistics support for laser sales.

What I do in my free time:

MONTCLAIR, CALIFORNIA | 5549 Arrow Hwy Unit F, 91763 | (909) 920-9675
STEVE GRILLO

STEVE GRILLO

Alliance California Shop Manager

Contact Info:
909.920.9675 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
My role at Alliance is to make sure all of the work we do is completed correctly and within a timely manner. I also am in charge of customer relations, as well being the lead Tig welder.

What I do in my free time:
In my free time I like to be outdoors. From hanging out at the beach or off-roading in the mountains. I like to gather up a group of friends to go camping and to go riding in the desert.

 

IVETTE NASELLO

IVETTE NASELLO

Alliance California Administrative Assistant

Contact Info:
909.920.9675 | Email

My Role at Alliance:
I handle office tasks such as filing jobs, invoicing, generating reports, emails, answer and direct phone calls, maintaining office supply inventories, resolve administrative problems and inquiries, pick-up and drop-off services, and keeping the office clean for our customers. 

What I do in my free time:
In my free time I enjoy time with my husband. I like to go to baseballs games, go to theme parks, and enjoy going on road trips!

 

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