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Rogers Presentation


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Rogers Presentation

  1. 1. Enabling the future through materials technology
  2. 2. Rogers @ a glance <ul><li>1832: founded as a paper manufacturing company (now: second oldest US manufacturer) </li></ul><ul><li>2011: a materials technology leader with a strong tradition of innovation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>typical number 1 or 2 in the niche markets we serve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>breaktrough products, superior performance and exceptional designs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>commitment to a safe en green world </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2400 employees worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>$ 379 million sales (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Listed on NY stock exchange </li></ul>
  3. 3. Global presence
  4. 4. 2 easy accessible location in Ghent Afrikalaan 188 9000 GENT Noorwegenstraat 3 9940 EVERGEM
  5. 5. 3 megatrends (*) fueling our growth... (*) = large, long-lasting, global shift in thinking or approach that affects countries, industries, and organizations. Megatrends can be seen as the underlying forces that drive trends or emerging patterns of change likely to have an impact. Internet Growth Clean Technology Mass transit
  6. 6. ... matching our 3 strategic business segments
  7. 7. Internet Growth <ul><li>Internet Growth.... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile data traffic is expected to double every year through 2014 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet traffic expands 46% annually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Double-digit increase in demand for speed and bandwidth of network systems, smart phones, tablets, and mobile computers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>... enabled by Rogers’ materials technology: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Printed circuit materials are critical to high-speed performance, resulting in Rogers’ strong market leadership in 3G and 4G PCB antenna stations and high speed digital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High performance foams to seal and protect top brands of popular smart phones, tablets, and notebook computers </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Clean Technology <ul><li>Clean technology... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing awareness and demand for clean technologies and energy efficiency in buildings, transport, industry and agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New hybrid / electrical vehicle technology, green chemistry,... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wind & solar energy, hydromass, biomass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>... enabled by Rogers’ materials technology: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Power electronics for HEV technology ( Hybrid/Electric Vehicles) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High efficiency wind & solar power conversion modules over long distances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligent power management devices (e.g. IGBT modules) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CleanTech materials to seal and protect batteries in hybrid electric and electric vehicles </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Mass transit <ul><li>Mass transit... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing urbanization, steady growth in urban populations worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Railways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resulting in an increasing need for mass transport (aircraft, high-speed trains, bus,...) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>... enabled by Rogers’ materials technology: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vibration management in mass transit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power electronic components and thermal insulation for power conversion in rail propulsion systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robust seating and sealing cushioning that meet stringent requirements for long life and passenger safety </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Working @ Rogers – our company culture <ul><li>What our employees say ( ) : </li></ul><ul><li>“… an innovative and technical challenging work environment “ </li></ul><ul><li>“… diverse on-the-job development opportunities and career experiences enabling career growth ” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Integrity and respect are at the heart of how we work” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Best of 2 worlds: large enough to provide lots of opportunities for growth in an international environment, but small enough to enable individual visibility ” </li></ul><ul><li>“… proud to work on products for the high-end market that make a difference” </li></ul><ul><li>“… easy accessible locations” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Engineering opportunities @ Rogers <ul><li>Application engineer & Design engineer </li></ul><ul><li>“ Develops new opportunities for applications of Rogers products.” </li></ul><ul><li>R&D engineer </li></ul><ul><li>“ Develops products and processes, establishes sound technical bases, interacts in order to commercialize these developments. “ </li></ul><ul><li>Process engineer / Black Belt </li></ul><ul><li>“ Provides day-to-day engineering support and process improvements.” </li></ul><ul><li>Sales engineer </li></ul><ul><li>“ Expands market presence and increases sales in the assigned territory by directly managing specific customers and seeking new ones.” </li></ul><ul><li>Project engineer </li></ul><ul><li>“ Establishes and maintains process standards & cost models, performs capacity analyses in support of business decisions.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. The world runs better with Rogers. 06/14/11 Corporate Capabilities . ® Exceptional Materials Collaborative Solutions Reliability