Roll-Rite, LLC in Torrington, CT announced John Birden, founder of Automatic Load Cover, LLC, retired effective Sept. 22, 2017. Starting the business in 2000, Birden created and built one of the premier manufacturing companies serving heavy-duty truck and trailer industry in New England. With a combination of know-how, work experience and commitment building and being the best equipment for his customers, John designed one of the most durable and reliable automated covering systems serving the waste, recycling, scrap, municipal and construction markets. Birden’s years of unwavering dedication to his customers and his employees have been the cornerstone to not only a heartwarming journey but a successful career.
Brad Templeman, Roll-Rite CEO, expressed congratulations and appreciation for Birden’s services, “John’s time with Roll-Rite has been assisting with integration of ALC into Roll-Rite including the transfer of product knowledge and people development within the Torrington facility. While these are big shoes to fill, I along with our Roll-Rite teams across the U.S. wish John and his wife Debbie the best in their next journey.”
Roll Rite, LLC acquired Automatic Load Cover, LLC April 29, 2016. The Torrington facility serves as a strategic Roll-Rite location servicing their growing Northeastern U.S. truck and trailer tarp customers in the Construction and Demolition, Solid Waste and Recycling, and Municipal markets.