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Jeff Aho

Production Manager
After graduating from Jeffers High School, Jeff has gained work experience in machining, construction, operating, and the oilfields of North Dakota.…
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Kurt Aho

Technician, Assembly
As a skilled assembly technician and heavy equipment operator, Kurt provides a unique employment background with 2 years in residential construction…
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Reid Aho

Technician, Assembly
Graduating from Jeffers High School, Reid has developed skills to work well with others, identify problems, come up with new ideas, work neatly and…
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Erik Anderson

Mill Operator
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Ian Anderson

Welder, Video Producer
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in Digital Cinematography, Ian enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, fly fishing, and riding…
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Kelly Anderson

Payroll
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Scott Anderson

SHPB Engineer
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Steve Anderson

Fab/Welder
With a two year apprenticeship as a plumber/pipefitter, as well as work in carpentry and drywalling, Steve has enjoyed learning and developing his…
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David Bekkala

Customer Service Manager
David brings over 20 years of varied management and leadership experience. His career has included roles in operations and plant management, sales…
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Steve Benda

Board of Directors
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Steve Berg

Chief Engineer
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Taylor Erva

Engineer
Taylor graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
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Cj Grego

R&D Engineer
After graduating from Michigan Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Cj oversees production and development of UV light…
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Trent Johnson

Engineer
Trent graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Dakota.  
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Craig Kangas

Sales Data Manager
Craig graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Management and Marketing.  
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Evan Kangas

Project Technician
Evan came to REL with experience as an apprentice plumber and an Associates Degree in Civil Engineering. He brings experience in electrical, plumbing…
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James Koskela

Controller/VP of Finance
With a Bachelor of Science in Business Education and Accounting and an MPA in Public Administration, James leads REL as the controller.   
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Marc Koskela

General Manager/VP of Operations
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Aaron Kytta

Machinist, Lathe Operator
Aaron is an experienced CNC Lathe programmer and operator, while also working as an engine lathe machinist.  
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Ben received his undergraduate degree from Michigan Technological University in 1994 and a Master’s degree from Northern Michigan University in 2003…
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Adam Loukus, PhD

Board of Directors
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David Loukus

Board of Directors
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Josh graduated from Michigan Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Ceramics Processing and Machining. He is an…
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Kitti Loukus

Executive Office Director
Kitti graduated with a BBA in Sports Management from Finlandia University with concentrations in Marketing and Accounting. She has worked in sales,…
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Robert Loukus

Founder
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After graduating from Michigan Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Roy has worked in electrical control scheme and…
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Tyler Loukus

Controls Engineer
Tyler graduated from Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology.   
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Luke Luskin

R&D Engineer, Custom Product Development
Luke graduated from Michigan Technological University with a bachelor's and master's degree in Mechanical Engineering.   
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Andy Niemi

Procurement Engineer
Andy graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan Tech University in 1994. He has worked as a project engineer on…
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Bob Niileksela

Quality Coordinator
Bob served in the US Navy for 2 years and has also owned and operated a tire retread shop. He attended the Spartan College of Aeronautics, maintains…
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Jim Pearce

Plating/Coatings Technician
In 1986, he graduated from Northern Michigan University with a degree in welding/industrial maintenance. He brings 35 years of experience in all…
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Stanley Peterson

Engineer
Stanley graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Tech. He has experience in fabrication and assembly of industrial equipment…
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Cole Stout

Engineer
With a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering, Cole enjoys fishing, hiking, and other outdoor activates. Romans 3:23: For all have sinned and…
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Robert Sturos

Art Director
Robert is a proficient turret lathe operator and also serves as REL's graphic designer and photographer. He is fluent in gibberish and enjoys…
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Bryce Turner

Technician, Assembly
Bryce comes to REL with a 15-week lineman school certificate and experience in construction trades and equipment assembly. Bryce is a hard worker who…
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Mike Wiitanen

Safety Coordinator, Equipment Assembly Technician
Mike graduated with a degree in A.A.S. in Mechanical Design Technology and Civil Engineering Technology from Michigan Technological University.  
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