Jeff Roessner starts JR Can
Company started as JR Can, providing seamless citronella buckets for home and garden use.
Started Automtive Parts
Started producing formed wires and welded wire frames for the automotive industry.
Built 40,000 sq ft. facility, started making their own forming equipment and started producing headrest pillars.
Incorporated, Added On, Started In-House Daycare
Added offices, 12,000 ft2 more manufacturing space and an onsite daycare. Started producing tubing headrest pillars and added robotic welding.
Sold to LeFevre Family, Received ISO Certification
JR was sold to the LeFevre Family. Added automated headrest lines and CNC bending capability.
Purchased TN Plant and Developed Pressed Notch Technology
Purchased CM Products in Manchester, TN to service southern US. Developed the first formed notch process in the USA, securing the Honda Civic business.
Added 30,000 ft. building
Added 30,000 ft2 of manufacturing space and additional offices.
Added 36,000 ft2 of addional manufacturing space. Made the move to fully automated cells.
Expanded to Mexico
Went into partnership with the fledgling PRODOMEX in AGU, MX.
Partnered with Sumikin Bussan
Sumikin Bussan and their affiliated companies purchased 60% of JRM to allow it to develop a global reach. Sister companies providing like products now exist in Japan (Arai), China, Korea (Woobotech) and Vietnam. Sumikin Bussan has now merged with Nippon Steel Trading to form NSSB.
Started Mechanical Assemblies
In 2012 JR Manufacturing started producing mechanical headrest that folded, tilted and moved forward and backward as well as seat lever adjusters.
JRM started production on its first patented in-house Zinc plating line.