Posted: January 11, 2021
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JR Automation Employees Donate $51,000 to Local Non-Profit Organizations
Holland, MI – January 8, 2021 – JR Automation, a leading global systems integrator and wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) is pleased to announce that despite the challenges of 2020, employees continued their long-standing tradition of giving back, raising over $51,000 (including the company’s corporate match) for non-profit organizations in Holland, MI, Stevensville, MI, Liberty, SC, Greenville, SC, and Nashville, TN.
The following non-profit organizations are recipients of the funds raised by JR Automation employees:
“For 23 years, our employees have made giving a priority and 2020 was no different. The challenges we faced together served as a catalyst for action and made our team members more dedicated to service than ever before. I am proud to be part of this community and to witness the indelible spirit of our global team has been a high point in a tough year,” said Bryan Jones, CEO at JR Automation.
This fundraising is made possible by the JR Community Care Fund (JRCCF), an employee-led initiative that hosts the annual events. Since the group was established in 1997 as a way to support fellow employees’ experiencing hardship, it has grown to include over thirty JR Automation employees across multiple locations in North America and has matured into a self-sustaining operation that brings together hundreds of employees and benefits thousands of people in our communities.
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.
In 2019, JR Automation was acquired by Hitachi, Ltd. In a strategic effort towards offering a seamless connection between the physical and cyber space for industrial manufacturers and distributers worldwide. With this partnership, JR Automation provides customers a unique, single-source solution for complete integration of their physical assets and data information; offering greater speed, flexibility, and efficiencies towards achieving their Industry 4.0 visions. JR Automation employs over 2,000 people at 23 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.
For additional information, contact Lizzie Uhl at +1 616.335.7371.
JR Automation provides intelligent automated manufacturing and distribution technology solutions. We transform how the world's leading manufacturers make and distribute products.