This year J.J. Keller & Associates Inc. will celebrate of its 60th anniversary with the official anniversary date on Nov. 1.

John "Jack" Keller established the company in downtown Neenah, Wis. in 1953, as a one-man regulatory consulting, warehousing and insurance underwriting operation.

As government regulations evolved and new compliance challenges materialized, the company kept pace with new product and service offerings, building a reputation for providing companies in a variety of industries with solutions that help them manage safety and regulatory compliance.

J.J. Keller stays on top of new regulations and industry needs, and offers over 5,500 products and services for the transport, manufacturing, hazardous materials, human resources, construction, food and government markets.

Today, J.J. Keller remains a privately owned business. It ranks as one of the largest employers in Wisconsin's Fox River Valley, employing over 1,200 associates and serving over 350,000 customers. While most associates work at the company's four locations in Neenah and Appleton, a number of associates are located throughout the United States to provide personalized service to customers.

Celebration of the 60th anniversary will continue throughout 2013 with events and a J.J. Keller history book supplement highlighting the company's changes and growth over the past 10 years.

The company has also developed an online photo album that chronicles the history of J.J. Keller. It can be viewed at