Posts Tagged ‘ Chris Dimou ’

Connecticut Chief Manufacturing Officer Visits Roto

Apr 11th, 2022

Paul Lavoie, Connecticut’s newly appointed Chief Manufacturing Officer, visited Roto Frank of America Inc., located in Chester, Conn., on April 6. Lavoie toured Roto’s manufacturing facilities and met with the company’s leadership team to discuss “the future of manufacturing in Connecticut,” according to a Roto press release. Rebecca Mead from the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce […]

Roto North America Continues to Invest in Infrastructure

Jun 29th, 2021

Roto North America is continuing its multi-year, multi-million dollar investments into the infrastructure of Roto Frank of America Inc., located in Connecticut, and Roto Fasco Canada, Inc., in Mississauga, Ontario. One such recent investment is related to the expansion of the warehouse capacity in Connecticut, where an additional 18,000 square foot facility has been acquired […]

South Central Manufacturing Industry Partnership Holds Official Launch

Apr 8th, 2021

In response to the Connecticut Governor’s Workforce Council’s prioritization of regional sector partnerships as a way to harness the economic power of critical jobs sectors and better coordinate public support for those sectors, an industry-led regional sector partnership focused on growing and supporting the manufacturing industry in the South-Central region of Connecticut officially launched on […]

Roto Establishes “Door Innovation” Organization

Jan 21st, 2021

Roto launched its team of “Door Innovation” experts, a new organizational form for product and market development, on the first of the year. Under the operational management of Tom Vermeulen, head of sales door and door innovation, experienced “door specialists” assist with product development at door manufacturers and system suppliers as requested. The aim is […]

Mayela Vela Joins Roto Frank of America as New HR Manager

Aug 28th, 2020

Roto Frank of America, Inc. recently hired Mayela Vela as the company’s new human resource manager. Vela joins the Roto team after previously working in HR management and development roles for mid- and large sized global manufacturing companies in the U.S. and Mexico. She brings to the Roto team extensive HR Experience in manufacturing and […]

Roto Frank of America Sponsors Connecticut Invention Convention, Helps Judge State Finals

Jun 17th, 2020

Chris Dimou, president and CEO of Roto Frank America, along with Adam Bristol, the company’s manufacturing engineer, served as judges for the 2020 Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC), the awards for which were presented on Sunday, June 14. The CIC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational program that helps develop and enhance critical thinking and problem solving […]

Roto Frank of America Officials Attend Academy of Science and Engineering Event

May 31st, 2019

Roto Frank of America president and CEO Chris Dimou, and human resource manager Sylviana Lopez, attended the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering’s 44th annual meeting and dinner on behalf of the company recently. The event honored young inventors through the Connecticut Invention Convention, provided scholarships and awarded those in science, technology, engineering and mathematics […]

Roto Fasco Canada Opens New Facility

May 21st, 2019

Roto Fasco Canada (RFC) Inc. recently celebrated an expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new building in Mississauga, Canada. According to the company, this latest investment shows that there is continuous support toward future development of North American markets. Roto executives from the company’s corporate headquarters present at the celebration included Dr. Eckhard […]

Roto Frank of America Celebrates 40th Anniversary

May 13th, 2019

Officials from Roto Frank of America were joined by state and national leaders Tuesday, May 7, for a luncheon to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. The door and window hardware manufacturer was founded in Chester, Conn., in 1979, where last week’s event was hosted. Roto Frank of America is a subsidiary of Germany-owned Roto Frank […]

Leaders for Roto North America Judge Connecticut Invention Finals

May 8th, 2019

Leaders from Roto North America traveled to Connecticut recently to attend and judge the Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC) State Finals at the University of Connecticut’s Storrs campus. During the convention, approximately 850 inventions were on display for the more than 8,000 inventors, parents, judges and business leaders attending the event. The CIC is a nonprofit […]

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