Rolled Threads Unlimited LLC
1404 Pearl St., Waukesha
Owners: F. W. Ladky Associates
Service: Manufacturers of threaded bar
What products do you make and what type of clients do you serve?
Jim Ladky, president: “We produce specialty, safety-critical thread-rolled parts, fasteners and threaded bar. Industries served include aerospace, oil and gas, power generation, water control, heavy equipment and many more.”
Who are your customers?
“Some of our large customers are Siemens, GE Aerospace, Generac, Komatsu, Parker Hannifin, Fastenal and Mercury Marine. Manufacturers and distributors from all corners of the country, Canada and some overseas seek us out for our unique capabilities and the need for the higher strength attributes of a thread-rolled product.”
What is it like to work at Rolled Threads?
“Each day, since we are a job shop with a large customer base, we are presented opportunities to review new parts and projects. We make such a large variety of parts, employees at all levels are fully engaged in our processes.”
What’s most rewarding about your work?
“We have four family members employed at Rolled Threads: President Jim Ladky, vice president of sales Ted Ladky, vice president of manufacturing Ben Ladky and vice president of marketing Matt Ladky. It is a rewarding experience working hard together with a goal to continually grow the business. Staying busy, growing the business and having common goals help us avoid the pitfalls of running a family business.”