About Us

Learn about our history, industry leadership, and exceptional employees.

Turnkey Combustion Solutions


Established in 2019 as part of Rockford Systems LLC (founded 1971), Rockford Combustion  provides fuel-train management and combustion-safety solutions for safety-conscious organizations that work with fuel-fired equipment in thermal processes.

We design and locally manufacture turnkey combustion systems for clean-heat applications spanning from simple to complex, backed by best-in-class delivery, installation and customer support.  

Our end-to-end solutions include consultative inspections and assessments, complex engineering services, technical safety training, as well as high-quality burners, standard and engineered-to-order (ETO) valve trains, controls and components. 

Our wide-range of combustion safety solutions enable organizations to improve NFPA compliance, worker safety, efficiency and air quality, while reducing the risk of fires and explosions.

Our valued customers include Fortune 1000 companies in aluminum plants, asphalt production, automotive, breweries, building materials, pulp, college campuses, crematoriums, ethanol biorefineries, food and beverage, furnace, glass manufacturers, mining, municipalities, oven manufacturers, power plants, steel mills, tire manufacturers, tobacco, waste water and sewer treatment, and more.

If your organization is looking for a single-source strategic partner for all of your combustion safety needs, you have come to the right place.

Industry Leadership


Rockford Combustion holds industry leadership positions on the NFPA 86 Standards Committee, ANSI B-11 Standards Committee and is a frequent IHEA presenter.  In addition, we are a UL 508A certified panel shop.

Combustion Safety Experts


Rockford Combustion has the applications expertise to solve any organization’s most complex combustion challenges. Our expert team brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and strategic relationships with key customers and suppliers throughout the United States.

Andrew Osinski

Field Services

Robert Pera

Field Services

Robin Parker

Field Services

Susan Mlynek

Sr. Combustion Safety Sales Engineer

Chuck Campbell


Joe Nitiss


Tom Dunmore

Paul Schneider

VP & General Manager – Rockford Combustion

Robert Sanderson, P.E.

Business Development

Jim Shepard


Christopher LaFew


Mike Thompson


Matt Reeter


Melanie Jones-Espinosa


Paul Anderson


Ean Hickok


Carl Hutchison


Lee Gilbert


Kari Larson


Join Our Team


Know the customer. Know the technology. Do magic. At its core, Rockford Combustion starts with the customer and ends with the technology-driven safety solution, bringing both together to ensure workers clock out just as they clocked in.

We’re always looking for people to join our team who can bring new perspectives and life experiences to our teams. 

5795 Logistics Parkway Rockford, Illinois, USA 61109

1.800.922.7533 1.815.874.7891