August 31, 2017
Roll-Kraft, a manufacturer of roll tooling for tube and pipe and roll form companies, continues its growth with the addition of 9 team members to its Mentor, Ohio, headquarters facility and Houston, Texas, location.
We are pleased to announce the addition of the following team members:
Jeremy Boggs joins Roll-Kraft as the Vice President of Continuous Improvement. Jeremy will oversee areas of improvement for all of the Roll-Kraft locations, as well as integration of future acquisitions. He has extensive training in Lean Manufacturing and is certified in Six Sigma. His experience includes roles as Director CI/Lean and Supply Chain Management and Plant Operations Manager, which resulted in $750,000 in savings through standardization and streamlining production processes.
Levent Baykut will work closely with Jeremy Boggs as the Continuous Improvement Manager, focusing on first-time performance and on-time delivery, as well as cost reductions in all processes throughout the Roll-Kraft family of companies. He has held positions as Lead Engineer, Lean Transformation Project Leader, and instructor at the Fenn College of Engineering at Cleveland State University.
Darien Rampersad comes to Roll-Kraft as IT Manager. He holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Business, IT Operations Systems, from Lakeland Community College, where he was on the dean’s list. He will guide the administration and implementation of Roll-Kraft’s data network and all IT systems within the company.
Production and other staff additions include:
Robert Mosakowski comes to Roll-Kraft in the position of NC Soft Machinist. He has extensive experience as a machinist and foreman/supervisor, as well as operating various types of lathes, mills, and grinders. He attended Mazak CNC Programming School and the U.S. Navy LMET (Leadership and Management Education and Training) school.
Daniel Hoppert joins the Maintenance team at Roll-Kraft. He attended the Technical Automotive Program through Mentor High School and holds certifications and training in Lincoln Electric welding, AWS Structural Steel. He also holds a Class B CDL.
Edwin Lukanc joins the Engine Lathe Department. He is a graduate of the Willoughby Tech Center. Edwin’s experience includes setup and operation of large and small mills, lathes, surface grinders, and engine lathes. He was previously a journeyman machinist at Heisler Tool.
Eric Adams joins Roll-Kraft as a CNC Machinist, with experience in CNC mill and lathe operation, setup, and programming in both conventional and G code.
Tami Golden joins Roll-Kraft as an Inspector. She has experience as a Quality Inspector, department supervisor, and has operated multiple machines.
Dan Mahoney has returned to Roll-Kraft and will be responsible for the company’s EDM equipment. His experience includes inspection, setup, and operation of mills and lathes.
Roll-Kraft has its headquarters in Mentor, Ohio, and maintains other facilities in Lombard, Illinois (Chicago Roll Company); Houston, Texas (Roll-Kraft Texas); and Ontario, Canada (Roll-Kraft Ltd.). Calls to the company’s main line, (888) 953-9400 or (440) 205-3100, are greeted by a live operator who can assist callers in quickly reaching a technician, engineer, or sales staff, who can provide immediate assistance. The company’s fax number is (440) 205-3110.
Learn more about Roll-Kraft products and services by visiting roll-kraft.com. For easy and immediate contact with Roll-Kraft that transcends time zones and working hours, the website features an easy-to-use contact form.
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