North West Rubber Legends


Celebrating the Legacy of Two North West Rubber Legends:

Roy DeHaan and Dave Kavanagh


This week at North West Rubber (NWR), we find ourselves in the midst of a joyous yet bittersweet celebration as we bid farewell to two exceptional individuals who have become true legends within our company. Roy DeHaan, Director of Technology, and Dave Kavanagh, Plant Manager, are retiring after an astonishing 64 years of combined dedication and service to NWR. Their profound impact on our organization is immeasurable, and as we express our gratitude, we reflect on the incredible journey they've led us through.


A Legacy of Dedication

Both Roy and Dave have been integral to the growth and development of NWR, having contributed enormously to advancing our manufacturing and R&D efforts. Their unwavering commitment to excellence has left an indelible mark on our company.

Inspiration to All

Roy and Dave's influence extends beyond their specific roles; they have been inspirational figures to everyone around them. Their leadership, work ethic, and passion for excellence have set a standard that will continue to guide NWR long after their retirement.

It's challenging to encapsulate in a few lines the gratitude and appreciation we feel for Roy and Dave. Their hard work, expertise, and dedication are irreplaceable, and their legacy will endure through the continued success of NWR.

Congratulations and Best Wishes

As Roy and Dave embark on this well-deserved journey into retirement, we extend our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to both of them. The impressive years of work they put into NWR have laid the foundation for our ongoing success. We also extend our warmest wishes to their families, who have undoubtedly played a significant role in supporting their remarkable careers.