Von Roll Austral was founded in 1987 to service the short-turnaround magnet wire market. VonRoll Austral is located in Douglasville GA, and currently employees 66 full and part time employees.
Von Roll is the recognized market leader in the fields of insulation products and systems for the electrical machinery industry as well as for composite materials and parts for various industrial applications. In addition, Von Roll also provides special thermal and fire resistant insulation products to the cable, electronics and other industries.
Von Roll's magnet wires are produced at our Douglasville GA. plant and are at the leading edge of technology. The consistent high quality of our products and our customized insulations, adapted to every application, guarantees safety and reliability of electrical machines. Von Roll manufactures a complete range of magnet wires using different types of insulation coverings, such as enamels, yarns and tapes.
Company Interview on SHARP Designation
Your company has an exemplary safety and health program and illness and injury rate. How did you do it?
The personal Safety and Health of all Von Roll Austral employees is Von Roll's primary importance. Von Roll believes that our employees are our most important asset and that their safety at the facility is our greatest responsibility.
To be successful, our programs embody the proper attitude toward injury and illness prevention on the part of management, supervisors, and employees. It also required cooperation in all safety and health matters, not only between management, supervisor and employees, but also between each employee and their fellow workers.
What has Tech's value been in this process? Are there any differences that you noticed before Tech, and with Tech's involvement?
Georgia Tech’s value was immeasurable. Their attention to detail and support was unwavering during the process. Our facility has benefited immensely from their professionalism. The differences at the facility are night and day, from housekeeping to operations.
What does SHARP mean to you, your employees, and the company?
VonRoll Austral strives for continual improvement in all aspects of its operations. Obtaining our SHARP designation and certification made all of our employees proud of the role they have played in earning this recognition and they work every day to maintain it.