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February 5, 2019

Bronze Member
Loukus Technologies, Inc. 

Loukus Technologies is located in Calumet, Michigan and led by their CEO, Dr. Adam Loukus.  Dr. Loukus received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2001 and his Ph.D. in hydro-forming metals in December 2004. Dr. Loukus’ research extends from light alloy development to material processing techniques to obtain desired component properties.  Loukus Technologies will focus on development of several unique lightweight cast products and casting technologies. Through internal IR&D, and synergistic research with NSF, DOD, and the DOE; Adam’s team has addressed challenges in the braking industry, survivability issues facing our War Fighter, and clean energy opportunities in transportation.

 

LIFT Affiliate Member

RJ Logistics, LLC major international woman-owned transportation and logistics company headquartered in Chesterfield, Michigan, specializing in truckload and LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) shipments across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. RJ Logistics is a C-TPAT, WBENC, and ISO certified business with high quality customer driven solutions and “legendary” customer satisfaction as our mantras for success.  The RJ Logistics operations team has decades of industry experience with a key focus on providing each customer with the highest quality service and care. Our cutting-edge transportation technology systems and our fleet of new trucks and trailers help to provide the quality service that our customers demand and come to expect which will continue to fuel the company’s growth well into the future.

RJ Logistics currently has two fully operational warehousing and docking facilities.  Our HQ is located just outside of Detroit, MI in Chesterfield Township, and our Southern border offices are located in Laredo, TX and across the border in Ciudad Laredo, Mexico. Each facility offers over 40,000 sq. ft. of space for storage and distribution. Our Laredo, TX operation offers cross-border freight management services and has an in-depth understanding of all customs-related issues and also provides “in-house” customs brokerage services.