Joe Grell

Rice Lake Weighing Systems

Joe GrellJoe Grell began his career at Rice Lake Weighing Systems in 1983. Prior to that Joe studied music and marketing in the University of Wisconsin System. Having been an electronics hobbyist since grade school, he operated an audio engineering service up to the time he joined Rice Lake Bearing. Over the years Joe led the development of the Rice Lake digital weight indicator product line including the 920i and IQ810, in addition to many integrated solutions based products. He helped establish the Rice Lake service school program and continues as an instructor in that mission today. Joe has served customers in technical, marketing and sales positions. In 1985, Joe became Director of Sales, and in 1987 became Vice President of Product Development. Today he serves as Vice President of Heavy Capacity Products. Joe is active in local theatre, agri-business development and is the guitarist with a 17 piece Big Band called “The Dean’s List”. This band is a volunteer organization, owned by the University of Wisconsin that funds a music scholarship program. Joe lives in Rice Lake, WI with Nancy, his wife of 33 years. They have an adult daughter and an extremely energetic standard poodle.