Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners’ portfolio company, American Roller, has expanded its service to the Northeast and Canada with the acquisition of Northern Roller. Northern Roller, located in Mississauga, Canada, is a rubber roller facility that will expand the company’s integrated network of pickup and delivery capabilities unmatched in the industry.

Northern Roller, led by Ron Zawacki and his team, bring extensive knowledge of the industry and will become part of the American Roller global product management team. “American Roller remains the only one-stop shop in the industry with core, coverings and coatings in-house enabling us to drive solutions of value as opposed to selling unit price rollers. Ron and his team coming into our network of facilities and being part of our global product management team adds to our unmatched depth in the industry,” says Dan Cahalane, President & CEO of American Roller.

Adam Fitzner, Managing Director at Hamilton Robinson stated, “We are very excited about the addition of Northern Roller, the first of several acquisitions we plan to make. Northern is led by a strong team that fits well culturally with American Roller. The business provides us with improved ability to service several new regions and allows us to cross-sell multiple new offerings there.”


American Roller Company is an industry leading provider of engineered services and industrial rollers including rubber and urethane coverings, plasma coatings, and core fabrication. Founded in 1938 and based in Union Grove, WI. American Roller has multiple facilities spread throughout the United States and a facility in China. Operating under the American Roller, Plasma Coatings, and C.R.E.W. brand names, American Roller is committed to providing its valued customers ever-improving products, services, and performance.