Employee Spotlight: The Le Family

2022-10-03T15:39:10+00:00September 26th, 2022|Employee Spotlight|

As an 100% employee-owned organization, many employee owners say that they consider their colleges as part of their family. For the Le family, this is especially true. Tyler, Max, and Abigail Le are siblings that all work on the Lou-Rich shop floor. They are just one example of the many families that currently or previously

Employee Spotlight: Glenn VanBeek

2022-09-23T19:44:10+00:00July 27th, 2022|Employee Spotlight|

Glenn VanBeek has been a member of the Lou-Rich team for 32 years and is the Maintenance Supervisor. He started in 1990 and has worked on many teams over the years, including the ALMCO team (Lou-Rich’s sister company) and on the Lou-Rich Hayward team. In addition to a variety of teams, he has also worked

Employee Spotlight: Tyle Christensen

2022-05-19T15:56:29+00:00May 19th, 2022|Employee Spotlight|

Tyle Christensen is new to the Lou-Rich team and was hired on as a Program Manager this April. Tyle has a background in Auto/Cad Drafting, Construction Management, and has many safety and quality certifications. In his former employment, he oversaw the Lou-Rich office remodel. “Meeting with the Lou-Rich team during construction is what drew me

Employee Spotlight: Jesse Jaeger

2022-03-28T14:23:19+00:00March 21st, 2022|Employee Spotlight|

Jesse Jaeger has been a member of the Lou-Rich team since January of 2021. Jesse was recently promoted to Manufacturing Quality Engineer. Previously, he was positioned in CNC doing lathe work. This is an impressive jump in a short amount of time and is no doubt a reflection of the value Jesse brings to the

Employee Spotlight: Chris Williams

2022-01-26T15:59:18+00:00January 26th, 2022|Employee Spotlight|

Chris Williams has worked on the Lou-Rich team for 25 years. In 1997, he started as the 2nd Shift Laser Operator and within two years became the 2nd shift Lead. After that, in 2003, Chris became the Weld Tech for the fabrication department, and in 2018 he evolved into our Fabrication Department Supervisor. As Fabrication

Employee Spotlight: LaVerne Schroeder & Ryan Martens

2021-10-25T15:16:35+00:00October 25th, 2021|Employee Spotlight|

This newsletter’s employee spotlight features two employees critical to the safety and well-being of the employees and various facilities at Innovance, the parent company of Lou-Rich. LaVerne Schroeder (Schultz) LaVerne Schroeder (Schultz) has been a member of the Lou-Rich team for 39 years. He started working at the Lou-Rich Hayward

Employee-Spotlight: Anthony (AJ) Krowiorz

2021-06-23T15:54:49+00:00June 21st, 2021|Employee Spotlight|

Anthony (AJ) Krowiorz has worked on the Lou-Rich team for 4 years. AJ was recently promoted from Fabrication Planner to Buyer and began working as a Buyer full-time last month. As a Buyer, he is responsible for the procurement of a wide array of commodities such as castings, electronics, and plastic parts. He will be

Employee Spotlight: Heather Groeneweg

2021-04-29T16:01:10+00:00April 26th, 2021|Employee Spotlight|

Heather Groeneweg has worked on the Lou-Rich team for the past 6 years as a Buyer in the Purchasing department. Heather has recently been promoted and is currently transitioning into her new role as Assembly Supervisor. “I truly enjoy working with my co-workers. I’ve been able to work a little with each department and gain

Employee Spotlight: Karl Eggum

2021-03-09T14:16:23+00:00March 1st, 2021|Employee Spotlight|

Karl Eggum was recently promoted into the role of Manufacturing Engineering Manager at Lou-Rich and has been a member of the team for 18 years. Karl has a degree in Machine Tool Technology and is a machinist by trade, with over 27 years of experience in a variety of roles. Karl enjoys the energy that

Employee Spotlight: Bruce Mullenbach, National Sales Manager

2020-12-16T18:53:05+00:00December 16th, 2020|Employee Spotlight|

Bruce Mullenbach, National Sales Manager, has been a member of the Lou-Rich team since May, 2005. He enjoys working with our current and new customers by providing solutions that help solve challenges. When asked how should each customer should feel after working with Lou-Rich he says," Each customer should feel that Lou-Rich is here to

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