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Rulon Co. wins Cornerstone Chair Award

The Rulon Company of St. Augustine, an advanced manufacturing company, has won the Cornerstone Chair

Wayne Robinson

Wayne Robinson

 award presented by the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce Rulon President/CEO Wayne Robison accepted the award at the Cornerstone Quarterly Luncheon.

“Cornerstone recognizes and appreciates the outstanding performance and corporate citizenship of the Rulon Company,” said Jerry Mallot, president of the Cornerstone Regional Development Partnership.  “The success of companies like Rulon speaks directly to the business advantages, quality of life, excellent workforce and opportunities for success that exist in Jacksonville and Northeast Florida.”

A LEED certified corporation, the Rulon Company develops world-class interiors for corporate buildings and cultural centers in the U.S. and around the world.  The company specializes in wood wall systems, PVC ceiling systems, and high-end commercial and industrial systems.  All wood comes from well managed forests.  For every tree that is cut, another is replanted.

The Rulon Company selected St. Augustine as its headquarters in 2006, bringing 80 employees and $11 million in capital to the area.  Today, the company employs more than 130 people and continues its capital equipment investments because of growth and expansion into world markets.   

In addition to new product development and continued growth, the Rulon Company supports charitable efforts.  Robison is actively involved in several organizations that cultivate the lives of disadvantaged youth including Morningstar Youth Estate Center in Georgia and the Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka.  The company works closely with school education programs that help develop tomorrow’s leaders.  Rulon also manages a 5 S program (a workplace organization methodology) that provides a neat, clean and modern work environment for its employees that helps build commitment to the company.

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