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New GRCC facility to move automation training ‘years ahead’
GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids Community College is building a first-of-its-kind automation and robotics manufacturing training center in West Michigan, thanks to a recently secured $1 million federal grant.
Q&A: Continued need for manufacturing automation provides runway for growth
A growing number of West Michigan manufacturers are having conversations about the role automation can play in helping mitigate their persistent and ongoing labor challenges, says Joe Dyer, president at Disher Corp., a Zeeland-based engineering, consulting and product development firm.
Feyen Zylstra sells Industrial Tech division to automation integrator ATS Global
WALKER — What started out as a conversation between executives at Feyen Zylstra LLC and ATS Global about deepening their partnership for Industry 4.0 technologies ultimately led to the two companies striking a deal.
Huizenga Group bolsters automation portfolio in deal for SE Michigan supplier
GRAND RAPIDS — The Huizenga Group has bolstered its capabilities in the automation sector in a deal for supplier Bulldog Factory Service LLC based in Madison Heights.
JR Automation CEO discusses company’s growth trajectory in Holland
JR Automation Technologies LLC — which designs, builds and integrates automated manufacturing and robotic technology on a global scale — has unveiled yet another expansion effort in Holland.
Huizenga Group acquires Churchill Technologies as automation M&A heats up
West Michigan manufacturing automation firm Churchill Technologies LLC has been sold amid what local advisers describe as a “red hot” sector for M&A.
Koops to acquire Saginaw firm as automation demand remains strong
HOLLAND — A West Michigan automation company is expanding with a new acquisition as demand for services remains strong during severe workforce shortages.
Ann Arbor company leans on automation to maximize lifespan of wind turbines
ANN ARBOR — A Southeast Michigan company that started by inspecting wind turbine components by drone has evolved to provide more complex asset management that’s meant to maximize the output of a growing renewable energy sector.
Mission Design & Automation plans $5M expansion, 109 new jobs in Holland Township
HOLLAND TWP. — Custom automation solutions provider Mission Design & Automation LLC announced today that is nearing completion on a 50,000 square foot, $5 million expansion facility in Holland Township.
Automate 2021 canceled because of pandemic concerns
ANN ARBOR — The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced on Friday that it has postponed its signature event and is rescheduling for 2022.