For the canmaking industry, as well as, Roeslein & Associates it has been a year of growth and innovation. Roeslein’s Vice Chairman Dave May and Systems Engineering Director J.C. Harrison were able to speak on both subjects at the Canmaker Summit and Asia Cantech, two of the industry’s largest tradeshows.
Roeslein & Associates announces the acquisition of MCS Technology.
On October 1st, 2018, Roeslein & Associates completed the acquisition of MCS Technology, a fabrication and construction firm, located in Dębno, Poland. MCS was founded in 2015 by Jerzy Sroka and Tomasz Czechowski and works with some of the industry’s largest clients. Roeslein has been utilizing the services of MCS for several years on a variety of projects in the container manufacturing, packaging distribution, and petrochemical industries.
In conjunction with celebrating its employee-owners for National ESOP month, Roeslein honored Missouri’s fallen heroes by sponsoring and participating in the Missouri Military Memorial Foundation’s 8th Annual Walk/Run for the Heroes held at Jefferson Barracks Park. Roeslein was a Five Star sponsor of the event and hosted 60 participants in the race. This event was open to the public and had nearly 1000 participants.
Roeslein & Associates relocated its Shanghai, China operations to a new facility in the district of SongJiang, Shanghai.
Roeslein opened the Shanghai operations in 2011 with the purpose of supporting several can manufacturing facilities throughout Asia. Now, eight years later, Roeslein’s Shanghai operation is ISO 9001-2015 certified and has engineering,procurement, fabrication, and construction (EPFC) capacity to take on the full scope of projects including can line integration and fabricating unitized systems, conveyance, line control, coolant filtration systems, ultraviolet bottom coaters, and customized process modules for various industries.
Roeslein & Associates is celebrating National ESOP Month as it nears the end of its fifth year as an employee-owned company. ESOP Month is an opportunity for ESOP companies across the United States to educate its employee-owners and the public about the many benefits of employee-ownership.
In January 2014, Roeslein transitioned into an ESOP company and has grown to include 400 plus employee-owners. Through organic growth and its integration of Pride Conveyance’s employees, Roeslein has added 165 employee-owners this past year.
Rudi Roeslein, founder of Roeslein & Associates and Roeslein Alternative Energy, received the 2018 Saint Louis University Alumni Merit Award. Saint Louis University honors distinguished graduates in recognition of their outstanding achievements, dedication to a chosen profession, and commitment to the mission of the University. The National Alumni Board, Development Division, and SLU leadership from twelve SLU schools and colleges select the winners.
Rudi gave credit to Saint Louis University for giving him the foundations and understanding of the principles, physics, and equations that enabled him to succeed in his career. Rudi went on to say, “SLU instilled a work ethic in me that pushed me to work hard for everything I wanted to achieve. In turn, that is how my life has gone – I have worked very hard to make each of my businesses successful and to achieve each of my accomplishments.”
Inductive Automation presented Roeslein & Associates with the Ignition Firebrand Award for the project it completed for Dana Incorporated on September 20th. This award is presented to companies who successfully implemented exceptional real-world Ignition applications.
Starting in March of this year, Roeslein has incorporated Ignition into six facilities, with twenty planned for the near future. Based on the applications Roeslein has installed, Dana has seen a 30% improvement in some sites. Other sites have seen expedited launch curves – some launches that normally take six months, are now only taking six weeks.
Roeslein & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce recent changes to its leadership group and the introduction of a new organizational structure. Roeslein’s goal in this reorganization is to provide clients, employees, and vendors with a seamless transition of leadership that places emphasis on business relationships built over the company’s 30-year history.
Rudi Roeslein will continue to serve as CEO and will take on the additional title of Chairman of the Board, with Dave May transitioning to Vice Chairman of the Board. The two will focus on the company’s overall strategy and future planning, emphasizing sustainable growth and adding value for Roeslein’s employee-owners, clients, and society. Read more
Roeslein & Associate’s Lifecycle Support division launched an all-encompassing Global Parts and Support platform. Roeslein has seen an increased demand for spare parts, equipment repairs, system upgrades and optimization. Staying at the forefront of can line and process technology, Roeslein has developed dedicated support resources and created a wide selection of tools while providing a framework for continuous improvement for its existing and future clients. Roeslein is excited to leverage its industry expertise while responding to higher levels of support and service for its client’s ongoing operational needs.
For the eighth consecutive year, Roeslein & Associates, Inc. was named to St. Louis Business Journal’s Top 150 Privately Held Companies for 2018. This honor is bestowed upon companies in the greater St. Louis Metro Area who have had the largest revenue for the previous fiscal year.