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JR Automation Employees Raise $141,000 for Area Non-Profit Organizations

Holland, MI January 12, 2022 – JR Automation employees raised nearly $141,000 in 2021 (including the company’s corporate match) for 13 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:

  • Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Michigan
  • CJ Fuller Foundation
  • 7Element Athletics
  • Folds of Honor Foundation
  • Harbor Humane Society
  • Hand 2 Hand
  • Hospice of Holland
  • Make a Wish Michigan
  • Kids Food Basket: Holland
  • Lakeshore/Holland Rescue Mission
  • Ottawa County Parks
  • Community Action House
  • Outdoor Discovery Center

This fundraising is made possible by the JR Community Care Fund (JRCCF), an employee-led initiative that hosts the annual events. The internal organization was established in 1997 as a way to support fellow employees’ experiencing hardship. Today it has grown to include employees across multiple locations in North America and has matured into a self-sustaining operation that brings together hundreds of team members and benefits thousands of people in our communities.

“The JRCCF committee continues to do an amazing job bringing our teams together outside of work to connect, have fun, and most importantly, give back to our community. I’m amazed at what our employees were able to accomplish, even during a year where we couldn’t always gather in-person. The creativity, resilience, and passion for giving back displayed by everyone who organized and participated in these events is truly awe inspiring,” said Craig Ulrich, CEO at JR Automation.

Through the growth that JR Automation has experienced as a company, they have seen an exponential increase in the amount of funds raised annually, as well as the number of employees who participate in the fundraising events.

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 vision. JR Automation employs over 2,000 people at 28 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Media Relations Contact:

Chris Dolbow
Vice President of Marketing
JR Automation
+1 (616) 582-3956
[email protected]   

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