Royal Pas Reform appoints Rob Mele as new Global Engineering Manager

January 17 2023

Royal Pas Reform appoints Rob Mele as  new Global Engineering Manager

As part of its continuing programme of international expansion, Royal Pas Reform has appointed Rob Mele (30) as Global Engineering Manager. In this new role, Rob is heading up a team of specialist project and product engineers across the globe, to deliver a complete portfolio of market-oriented hatchery solutions.

Rob brings significant experience to his role. His engineering career began while pursuing his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and mechanics at Drexel University in Philadelphia. In 2012, he became a tool and die designer for Pennysylvania-based Armstrong Ceiling Solutions (ACS). He stayed with the company while at university, eventually moving into a machine and automation design role by 2014. After graduating in 2015 Rob was appointed as a new product development engineer at ACS. Rob joined Pas Reform North America as a mechanical engineer in 2018 and was promoted to become the company’s engineering manager in August 2020.

“As Global Engineering Manager I realize how fortunate I am to work with so many passionate and hardworking colleagues”, says Rob. “Royal Pas Reform’s products are requested by name worldwide in the poultry industry – because of our focus on delivering high-performance solutions that achieve the highest numbers of best-quality chicks for our customers. I am eager to use my skills to help drive our engineering teams to help further expand our market presence.”

Rob is based at Pas Reform North America’s Jacksonville office and can be contacted directly on (904) 256-4747 or by email at

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