History

1998

Jeff Roessner starts JR Can

Company started as JR Can, providing seamless citronella buckets for home and garden use.

Jeff Roessner starts JR Can
1999

Started Automtive Parts

Started producing formed wires and welded wire frames for the automotive industry.

Started Automtive Parts
2000

Built Facility

Built 40,000 sq ft. facility, started making their own forming equipment and started producing headrest pillars.

Built Facility
2002

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.

Incorporated, Added On, Started In-House Daycare
2003

Sold to LeFevre Family, Received ISO Certification

JR was sold to the LeFevre Family. Added automated headrest lines and CNC bending capability.

Sold to LeFevre Family, Received ISO Certification
2005

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.

Purchased TN Plant and Developed Pressed Notch Technology
2006

Added 30,000 ft. building

Added 30,000 ft2 of manufacturing space and additional offices.

Added 30,000 ft. building
2007

Added 36,000

Added 36,000 ft2 of addional manufacturing space. Made the move to fully automated cells.

Added 36,000

Expanded to Mexico

Went into partnership with the fledgling PRODOMEX in AGU, MX.

Expanded to Mexico
2010

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.

Partnered with Sumikin Bussan
2012

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.

Started Mechanical Assemblies
2014

Plating Line

JRM started production on its first patented in-house Zinc plating line.

Plating Line