Rockford Systems, LLC has announced an expansion of its machine safeguarding curriculum to include new training courses authorized by the OSHA, which will aim to increase worker knowledge about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to recognize, abate and prevent machinery-related hazards.
In a continuing effort to foster student interest in manufacturing and engineering, Rockford Systems, LLC has announced it is sponsoring an educational visit for local high school students to FABTECH, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, scheduled for November 6-9, 2017, in Chicago.
To lead the growth in Rockford Systems’ corporate sales, Mike Spain joins the company as director of Key Accounts, a new position within the company. Mr. Spain is a 22-year veteran of the machine safeguarding and automation industries.
Vertical mills are essential cutting tools in machine shops used to remove material from the surface of metal workpieces. However, these tools present serious danger when an operator comes into contact with their high-speed rotating draw bars, resulting in injuries and costly OSHA fines. To bring needed safety to the shop floor, Rockford Systems, LLC has launched a new Milling Machine Draw Bar Cover.
Rockford Systems, LLC has hired Carrie Halle as vice president of marketing. In this position, Carrie will report directly to Joe Nitiss, CEO of Rockford Systems. In her role, Carrie will be responsible for managing all of the firm’s strategic and marketing programs, with a short-term focus on web development, re-focusing the brand, channel marketing programs and strategic growth initiatives.
Rockford Systems, LLC, a leading manufacturer of machine safeguarding products solutions, has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joe Nitiss as CEO, effective immediately.