Metalworking, Cutting, Treating and Finishing Chemicals

Ropella is dedicated to helping companies gain a competitive advantage
by providing customized and strategic talent solutions.

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Our Involvement

We have served and developed relationships with leading companies in the industry, including:

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Ropella Industry Expertise

The metalworking, cutting, treating, and finishing chemicals industry has a vast influence on manufacturing, in the production of such diverse products as large ships and fine jewelry. The art of metalworking is an ancient one – dating back 10,000 years – yet this industry continues to play a pivotal role in our modern, global economy. The chemicals that support these processes are equally vital, enabling highly skilled, large-scale metallurgical production.

Metalworking, cutting, treating, and finishing can be expensive and dangerous work, and chemicals help to minimize these risks. They cool and lubricate tools and workpieces to keep processes running smoothly, they contribute to final product quality by removing swarfs and inhibiting corrosion, and they protect workers and the environment by preventing the growth of bacteria, fungi, and nitrosamines on other metalworking fluids.

The Ropella 360 SMART Search SystemSM takes the risk and guesswork out of the hiring process.

With 35+ years as a global search leader, Ropella has proven (many times over) to be well-versed at delivering the most advanced search execution capabilities, solving the most challenging needle-in-a-haystack searches, and managing talent selection and development as a primary asset for ROI.

As a bestselling author of The Right Hire and a highly-experienced practitioner, Patrick Ropella developed the SMART Search SystemSM, regarded as one of the most well-respected, talent-centric executive search solutions available.