In 1981 Republic Roller Corporation under G. L. Umphrey acquired the roller covering
capabilities of Dayco Corporation's roller division in Three Rivers, Michigan. For
close to 30 years Mr. Umphrey presided over Republic's rise to one of America's top
roller manufacturers with the assistance of a dedicated and experienced work staff.
Upon his passing in late 2010, his confidence in his staff was revealed as the process
was started per his instructions to create an employee owned company.
Republic's focus remains on rollers, roller coverings and rubber articles for the
numerous press positions required by an extensive list of industries. We continue to
take pride in producing high quality rubber coverings that meet the specifications
of our customers. A combination of time proven products and dependable service have
gained us the trust of our customers and a loyal following.