FORT COLLINS, Colorado–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RLE Technologies, a leading provider of raised floors, patented grommets and containment, web-based monitoring solutions and leak detection systems for critical facilities, has announced leadership changes as Jeremy Swanner and Don Raymond Jr. retire and Tim Hirschenhofer is promoted to chairman.
“Jeremy and I have been looking forward to our retirement for a long time,” says Don Raymond Jr., Founder of RLE Technologies. “I have worked hard for 40 years to build a strong, innovative business that is poised for lasting success. We are grateful to appoint Tim Hirschenhofer as the next President of RLE and are confident that his leadership and dedication will serve the company and RLE employees well for years to come.
“Tim has been my friend for over 20 years and has our full trust,” said Jeremy Swanner, Chairman of the Board of RLE Technologies. “Tim’s experience in our industry and knowledge of RLE products is unmatched. He guided RLE through the Covid pandemic and ensuing supply chain disruptions with forethought and diligence. His efforts have helped keep manufacturing operations running, shipping orders and meeting customer needs during these unprecedented times.”
Hirschenhofer worked for RLE for seven years, most recently as senior vice president of operations. His experience in the semiconductor and data center industries, coupled with the breadth and depth of his RLE product knowledge, helps him understand how to position RLE for future growth. He worked cross-departmentally at RLE to build trust and camaraderie among RLE employees.
“Tim is a dedicated and proven leader who knows how to elevate employees while keeping customer needs at the forefront of our decision-making,” notes Katie Scherer, RLE’s Director of Operations and Quality Systems. “He transformed our manufacturing operations, adding automation, targeted product assembly cells and increasing staff, while maintaining morale, working with suppliers to avoid component shortages and helping us to close out a near-record year in 2021. We are all excited to be working with Tim and supporting him as he helps us write the next chapter of RLE.
About RLE Technologies
RLE Technologies is the worldwide supplier of the Triad, SeaHawk, Falcon and Raptor product lines. RLE products are proudly designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA.
Additional information is available at https://www.rletech.com.