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Custom-engineered roll covers that perform better, last longer
Returning your metal, paper or industrial rolls to like-new condition

About Vail

Genuinely caring for customers for more than a century

william vailIn 1892, William A. Vail had an idea for a company. He began by producing rubber railroad ties and horseshoes in Chicago, Illinois. As times changed, his entrepreneurial dream evolved into one of the most respected roll cover manufacturers in America. Today Vail Rubber Works operates from three locations: two in St. Joseph, Michigan - our Langley headquarters and the M-139 Surface Technology Center that specializes in HVOF coatings. There is also a Vail service center in Axis, Alabama. Each location solves the toughest roll cover problems with innovation, attention to detail and genuine concern for your success. That's how our previous generations did business. That's the legacy we continue to pass on.

Our Mission

To provide innovative solutions through improved products and services to fully satisfy the changing needs of our customers.

News About Vail

News about Vail gives you insights into Vail's latest capabilities, products, services and the people who provide them.

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Safety Mission / Vision

Our Safety Mission/Vision attests to our uncompromising commitment to protect the safety, health and wellbeing of our employees, customers, neighbors and the environment. We will meet or exceed all applicable legislative and regulatory requirements by adopting a proactive "Total Safety Way."

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Vail Rubber Works History

Vail Rubber Works history tells our amazing story. For five generations, this American company has cultivated a Vail "family." Multiple generations of employees who are not related to major shareholders have joined Vail family members in creating a culture that puts customers' satisfaction first.

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