Our Team

family owned and operated

Rory Root


In his new role, Rory Root is set to lead the family business to continued success. “G.M. Root, Inc. will continue to work with customers and keep an ear open as my grandfather always did. We look forward to solving the challenges of our customers, and helping them create a superior end product. ” He brings years of sales, marketing and manufacturing experience, along with a renewed energy to the team.

Richard Root


Under the guidance of Richard Root, G.M. Root celebrated many prosperous years and has the company well positioned for many more years of success. He operated the company with the philosophy of providing an excellent product, at a competitive price, with timely delivery. His unique blend of engineering aptitude and an ability to problem solve, has lead to many great advances in vent plug powder metal technology. He continues his work today with the company, in the development of strategy for the future.

Glenn M. Root

Managing Director

To cater to the ever-growing international automotive industry, G.M. Root Asia, Ltd. was established in 2002 by Glenn Root, son of founder Glenn M. Root. The company is based in Hong Kong and continues to provide fast, convenient and committed service to the Asian market.