Samco Machinery, President and CEO
Bob Repovs is the President and CEO of Samco Machinery and oversees a diverse team of over 200 highly skilled individuals. With 20+ years of experience managing within engineered rollforming solutions, he believes in embracing change and providing engineer-to-order solutions specific to customers’ requirements.
Bob joined Samco Machinery in 1997 and had held various positions in Quality and Continuous Improvement, Human Resources, Sales, Project Management and Operations, before taking over the reins in 2011. He is process-driven and believes in continuous improvement which has encouraged him to lead different project teams to implement ISO 9001, a cross functional ERP and project management system and, a robust design and engineering system. He has been invited to international conferences to lead various thought-provoking discussions including, “Doing Business in India”, “The effects of using Finite Element Analysis on roll design” and “Project Management philosophies and approaches”.
When asked to sum up his business philosophy in 3 words, Bob likes to talk about Samco’s P3 - “People. Products. Passion.” - which advocates that when you take care of your People, they will take care of your customers by creating innovative Products & solutions, and, they will do it with a ton of Passion! That ensures excellence and long-standing partnerships.
Bob has focused his efforts on innovation while creating a working environment designed to nurture an engaged workforce and a performance-driven culture.
Since 1972, Samco Machinery, a global organization based in Toronto, is a leading manufacturer of rollforming and value-added solutions for multiple industries including automotive, metal building and construction, transportation, storage, energy, and consumer products.
Samco Machinery has equipment installations in over 35 countries with accounts including Magna, Martinrea, Stanley, Amazon Robotics among others. Samco Machinery is a worldwide exporter, with a second manufacturing plant in India, which thrives on embracing innovation and engineering solutions for its customers.