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JR Automation to Debut Ground-Breaking Robotic Sortation System at Automate 2019

Holland, MI – March 22, 2019 – JR Automation, a leading provider of intelligent automated manufacturing and distribution technology solutions headquartered in Holland, Michigan, will be showcasing at Automate 2019, North America’s broadest Automation event, highlighting the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. In addition to exhibiting, the company is pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s show.

Introducing the RFSS Robotic Sortation System

Demonstrating advanced robotic solutions for a broad range of industries, the JR Automation exhibit features a brand-new, patent pending system: the RFSS Robotic Sortation System. This ground-breaking sorting system automatically consolidates and sorts multi SKU mixed orders in a drastically reduced footprint to conventional sort systems. RFSS is ideal for a variety of distribution markets including e-commerce, intralogistics, consumer goods, pharmaceutical and more.

“Automate has been a key event for us since its inception and we are excited to debut the RFSS system at the show,” says Bryan Jones, CEO of JR Automation. “We believe this equipment offers tremendous value to customers and will be a game changer in the industry.”

Rotary Indexer Platform

In addition to the RFSS, JR Automation will be showcasing the Rotary Indexer Platform, a flexible system designed to maximize productivity and increase throughput. This machine meets Class 10,000/ISO 7 design standards and include a healthcare-industry-grade stainless steel guard system ideal for sterile environments. The Rotary Indexer Platform integrates FANUC SR3iA and SR6iA robots.

Successfully Deploying Industrial Robots in Warehouses, Distribution and Fulfillment Centers

Automate Attendees are also invited to attend Craig Ulrich’s presentation on Successfully Deploying Industrial Robots in Warehouses, Distribution, and Fulfillment Centers. Mr. Ulrich, who is JR Automation’s Vice President of Intralogistics Automation, will present an introduction to robotics and automation for the warehousing/intralogistics industry. This presentation takes place on Tuesday, April 9, from 3:30-4:30pm. 

JR Automation welcomes guests to Booth #7307 at Automate 2019, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, April 8-11, 2019.

For sales inquiries, please call 833-800-7630 or email [email protected].

Through dynamic and thoughtful collaboration, JR Automation creates lean, innovative solutions for customers across the globe; helping them think, solve, and create.

About JR Automation

Established in 1980, JR Automation is a leading provider of intelligent automated manufacturing and technology solutions that solve customers’ key operational and productivity challenges. JR Automation serves customers across the globe in a variety of industries, including automotive, life sciences, aerospace, and more. JR Automation employs over 2,000 people at 23 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.

For additional information, contact Lizzie Uhl at 616.335.7371.

JR Automation partners with the world's leading manufacturers to design, build, and integrate custom automation solutions. Headquartered in Holland, Michigan (USA), we have more than 1,200,000 sq. ft. (111,000 sq. m.) of office and production space around the world and more than 2,000 dedicated team members. We've handled even the most technically challenging large-scale projects, and you'll find our solutions operating 24/7 on 5 continents.


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