Headquartered in Holland, Michigan and established in 1980, JR Automation is a global leader dedicated to providing customer-specific solutions with automated technology. As the largest robot and vision integrator in the country with 600+ engineering staff and 2,100+ total employees, JR Automation ensures a fully tailored customer experience by acting as an extension of client engineering departments to solve operational and productivity concerns. Dale Leftwich, Business Development Manager, made clear its philosophy saying, “We protect your technology as if it’s our own.”
As an IACMI member, JR Automation’s Process Business Unit in Nashville, TN is staying on the leading edge of innovation and technologies being developed to meet stringent CAFÉ standards. With its partners, JR Automation has the capacity to provide full-scale building, utilities, and all process equipment needed in the manufacturing of PAN and carbon fiber.
While maintaining a global client base within a vast array of industries such as aerospace, automotive, and energy, JR Automation has extensive experience spanning all technology in the manufacturing of polyacrylonitrile (PAN) and Carbon Fiber. Experience also includes an in-depth knowledge of all down line equipment such as prepregs, cross-ply, lamination, winding, and full automation capability for moving parts in and out of molds. With 23 active facilities in five countries, the company is poised to enable the development of low-cost carbon fiber machinery to facilitate mass production to meet the demand of major automakers and other major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
In today’s composite industries the ongoing challenges are difficult. JR Automation collaborates with its customer’s in long term partnerships for sustained success. As the industry grows, JR Automation brings strength and depth to offer the customer’s the leverage required to rapidly grow and change within the markets. Whether challenged with single machine optimization, or providing turnkey process systems, JR Automation has the capability to meet our customer’s needs.