Through four operating divisions, Illinois Auto Electric (IAE) sells, services, and distributes industrial, railroad, trucking, and landscaping/outdoor equipment. The company's products - locomotive controls, engine bearings and parts, AC systems, windshield wiper systems, air compressors, and pressure washers, among them -- are from a variety of manufacturers, including Thermo King, Oregon Cutting Systems, and Briggs & Stratton. It also operates a portal site to connect motorcycle enthusiasts with manufacturers. The company serves customers nationwide, but its primary market is the Midwest (Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Indiana). IAE, which was founded by Joseph Sirotek in 1915, is owned by the Sirotek family.