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At JR Automation we thrive on innovation
At JR Automation we thrive on innovation
JR Automation provides intelligent automated manufacturing and distribution technology solutions. We transform how the world's leading manufacturers make and distribute products.

Certified excellence

ISO 9001:2015 certified
ITAR certified facility
RIA certified robot integrator
Authorized FANUC system integrator
Authorized ABB robotics integrator
Yaskawa Premier Partner
Qmed Qualified Supplier
Global Leadership

Shaping the world of automation

JR Automation has more than 1,200,000 sq. ft. (nearly 111,500 sq. m.) of automation and engineering space around the world.
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OUR TEAM PUTS THE WORLD IN MOTION

From our global headquarters in Holland, Michigan and facilities around the world, we've designed, built, tested, and installed custom-built solutions for leading companies on 5 continents.

$600+

million annual revenue

23

Locations worldwide

1.2 MM

SQFT. of Facility Floorspace

2,000+

dedicated employees

A growing family of brands

JR Automation has acquired companies that closely align with our values, culture, and vision. Most have merged completely with our brand, while some have retained their identities. All have strengthened our position as a global automation leader.


Latest Acquisitions

Esys Automation

Acquired 6/8/2018

Setpoint Systems

Acquired 4/11/2018

Setpoint, Inc.

Acquired 4/11/2018

BEIJING JR AUTOMATION-BYJC ASSEMBLY LINE CO.LTD

Acquired 12/21/2017

FSA Systemes D’Assemblage

Acquired 12/21/2017

PSB Technologies

Acquired 12/21/2017
  
Our Leaders
Eyes on the future
Mike DuBose
Executive Chairman
Mike DuBose joined JR Automation in 2015. He arrived with vast executive experience, having led global companies through transformation and growth as Chairman and CEO of Micro Power Electronics, New Horizon Investments, Purcell Systems, Vertis Communications, Aftermarket Technology, and Grimes Aerospace Company. He's also held executive positions at SAIC, General Instrument, and General Electric. Mike's an alum of Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Bryan Jones
CEO
After more than 20 years on the JR Automation team, Bryan Jones became our co-CEO in 2015. He joined JR Automation in 1996 after 11 years of experience in manufacturing and engineering roles at Automatic Spring Products and Prince/JCI (now Yanfeng). Bryan first served as our VP of Sales and Chief Technology Officer before taking the role of CEO. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
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Our Culture

A place where people matter most

At JR Automation, we focus on people: our customers, our team, and our community. As we've grown, we've held onto our small-business roots, and there's a personal, human touch in everything we do. We work hard, and we work together. We pursue shared interests and mutual benefit. We encourage ambitious ideas, and we never give up on delivering results. We believe the future is bright, because we're building it together.

Our values in action

 

It looks a little different from team to team, but wherever you find JR Automation people around the world, you'll find people supporting each other, having fun, and giving back to their communities.

Love What You Do
Clay Loves His Work Environment
My favorite part about working here is the culture. I feel lucky to be part of such a challenging and supportive environment.
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1980
1980
Since 1980
Today, JR Automation is a world-wide systems integrator and technology innovator.

Founded in 1980 by Ken Assink, JR Automation has designed and built the right solutions to fit customers' needs for decades. Our innovative solutions and strong reputation caught the attention of investors, and Ken sold JR Automation to Huizenga Group in 1995.

For the next 20 years, we invested in cutting-edge technology, cementing our leadership in factory automation and system integration. We added facilities in Michigan and South Carolina, became ISO certified, and developed the business unit structure that would come to define our current culture.

After selling to Crestview Partners in 2015, we adopted lean management principles, enhanced program management, and developed more scalable processes. In 2017, we grew through strategic acquisitions across North America, Europe, and Asia. With facilities and dedicated teams across the globe, we continue to grow and evolve to help our customers succeed.
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