Ken Derra 
ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) 


Wednesday September 14, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM CDT

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Where - Tour

Rexnord Innovation Center 
5101 West Beloit Road
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Driving Directions 

Where - Dinner After Tour

Meyer's Restaurant 
4260 S. 76th St.
Greenfield, WI 53220 

Directions - From Rexnord Innovation Center, travel West on Beloit Road, then South on 76th St, then East on Cold Spring Rd.  Is at the corner of Cold Spring & Forest Home at the end of a strip mall.

Dinner Menu

Dinner served Family Style:

  • Fried Chicken
  • Swiss Steak
  • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
  • Vegetable of the day
  • Salad
  • Bread
  • Dessert
  • Beverage - Coffee, Tea or Milk
  • Cash Bar is available


  • At Rexnord - Available in the lot immediately Northeast of the facility off Beloit Road.
  • At Meyer's - Available at the restaurant.


5:00 PM Gather at the Rexnord Innovation Center
5:30 PM Welocome & Tour
6:30 PM Presentation
7:00 PM Travel to Meyer's Restaurant
7:15 PM Dinner & Announcements.


Members  $20
Non-Members  $25
Students $10
Spouses $10


ASME - Milwaukee Tour of Rexnord Innovation Center September 14, 2016

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Tour of the Rexnord Innovation Center

This month, the ASME Milwaukee Section will tour the Rexnord Innovation Center on West Beloit Road in Milwaukee.  Following the tour, we will have dinner at Meyer's Restaurant in Greenfield.

Rexnord® is a $2 billion multi-platform diversified global industrial company. Within our platforms, we serve a wide array of growing, global end markets by offering the broadest, most reliable product portfolios and trusted brands in our industries. Within Process & Motion Control, we design, manufacture, market and service specified, highly engineered mechanical components used within complex systems where our customers’ reliability requirements and the cost of failure or downtime are extremely high. Within Water Management, we design, procure, manufacture and market products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation, in which customers specify our products due to performance, life cycle and project cost, and our service levels. Founded in 1892, Rexnord is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and employs approximately 7,400 associates worldwide. For more information about the company visit http://www.rexnord.com/.
The Rexnord Innovation Center is the research and development group for Rexnord Industries, LLC.  Located in Milwaukee, WI the dedicated facility is staffed with a variety of engineers, scientists, and technicians who provide testing, development support, and applied research for the Industrial Bearings, Couplings, Gears, Modular Conveyor Belting, Industrial Chain, Aerospace, and Water Management business units.  In addition to internal R&D, the Innovation Center provides engineering services to outside clients through RTS (Rexnord Technical Services).  This accredited laboratory provides a full range of mechanical, material, and engineering services, including: servo-hydraulic fatigue testing, component testing, metallurgy & material analysis, failure analysis, environmental testing, field load measurement, mechanical shock & vibration testing, and bearing testing & analysis.  The group serves a variety of end markets including: mining, aggregate/cement, wood/paper, food & grain, chemicals, energy, off-road vehicles, and aerospace & defense.
In addition to an introductory Corporate Overview of Rexnord, a tour of the Rexnord Innovation Center will be provided where they will highlight their testing capabilities and examples of some of their project work.  Additionally, for the benefit of any students in attendance, they will share information on their Technical / Engineering talent development programs designed to recruit and develop a strong pipeline of engineering talent for their Company.