Our Timeline

RJG has been responsible for many innovations in the plastics industry:

  • Systematic Injection Molding Seminars
  • Commercial strain gage cavity pressure sensors
  • DECOUPLED MOLDING® techniques
  • The eDART® System—the plastic industry's first digital data acquisition platform
  • The Master Molder® program

Present

Our business is helping molders supply absolute quality parts to their customers. We do this by providing process control systems, cavity pressure sensing technology, and processing training to the injection molding industry.
 

2017

Launches The Hub
Launches their Part Design and Mold Design courses
Releases 6mm Strain Gage Sensor

2016

Opened its training facility in Gibsonville, NC
TZERO® group begins offering Part Design Analysis
Building expansion: Adds a 2nd level to RJG headquarters

2015

Acquired G&A Moulding Technology in the United Kingdom, which became RJG Technologies
Launched the TZERO® program
Released Sensor eValuator
Partners with  Burger & Brown Engineering to offer Smarflow sensor
Launches the Scientific Cooling course
Training program win's the Pike's Peak award

2013

Opened its training facility in Woodstock, GA
Released the 3.5mm piezoelectric button in mold sensor
Released the first multi-channel system for strain gage sensor

2012

Opened RJG China in Chengdu, China
Version 10 eDART System is released
Math for Molders course is released
Launched Systematic Molding for LSR course

2011

Opened RJG Mexico in Chihuahua, Mexico

2011

Opened RJG Ireland in Nenagh, Ireland
Launches Load Washer sensor line

2010

Opened RJG Germany GmbH in Karlstein, Germany
Launches the Lynx Embedded Sensor plate

2009

Released 1mm flush mount and 1.5mm spring loaded temperature sensors

2007

Opened RJG (S.E.A.) Pte, Ltd. in Singapore

Opened RJG France in Oyonnax, France

2006

eDART flxis released

2005

Launches online training assessment on their website

2004

Introduced the Tryout Shop Certification Program

2003

Introduced first digital piezoelectric in-mold cavity pressure sensor

2002

Released Valve Gate Control system software, and "Transfer Pin" cavity pressure mounting method for measuring pressure under valve gate pins

2001

Developed "fail-safe" automated abnormal part containment

2000

Released the eDART System—the plastics industry's first digital data acquisition platform with Lynx smart sensor technology, demonstrated independent valve gate control systems, and began offering piezoelectric and strain gage sensors

1999

RJG Associates and RJG Technologies merge to form RJG, Inc.—one company servicing the plastic industry with sensors, process control, and training solutions

Introduced the DARTAlert™ software program

1998

Introduced the RJG Master Molder® Program

1996

Introduced DARTVision (Windows-based data acquisition)

1996-99

Named one of Michigan’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies for four consecutive years (the award was discontinued after 1999)

1991

DART (Data Acquisition and Retrieval with Transducers) and DARTNet are introduced—PC-based data acquisition

1989

Rod Groleau co-founded RJG Technologies, Inc., an equipment company supplying sensors and data acquisition systems

1985

Rod Groleau founded RJG Associates, Inc., a consulting and training company, where he developed the concepts of in-mold rheology techniques, load sensitivity testing, and principles of rigorous mold tryouts and DECOUPLED MOLDING® techniques

1982

Rod Groleau worked as Director of Technology at DME, where his responsibilities included expert process analysis using voice synthesis as the operating interface

1969

In 1969, Rod Groleau completed his MBA from Michigan State University and co-founded Control Process, Inc., where he developed the first commercial strain gage cavity pressure sensor and manufactured the industry's first computerized production monitoring system; Rod remained with Control Process, Inc., through 1981

1962

Rod Groleau began work as a co-op student at the General Motors Institute (GMI), where he remained through graduation in 1967; during this time, Rod completed his thesis on Injection Molded Part Size Control