About Us

We know that success only comes from efficient teamwork. Each project team consists of mechanical engineers, electricians, technical writers, controls engineers, managers, and most importantly—the customers themselves. We take the time to make sure we fully understand customer needs in every aspect of the process. Our customers are confident knowing that JR will be there every step of the way.

JR Automation Technologies

JR Automation Technologies

Thriving on innovation, while building on the solid foundations of experience, JR Automation Technologies, LLC has grown to become a leading capital equipment designer, integrator, and manufacturer throughout the world.

We design and build solutions that are a part of your overall strategy - machines that have lean thinking hardwired into them at the point of conception. We've built thousands of machines in our 35 year history and are always looking forward to the next challenging project.

With several recent expansions, JR Automation is  growing to meet customer demands and is focused on staying at the forefront of automation technologies.


  • In business since 1980
  • 500+ employees
  • Business units in 6 locations
  • Annual sales exceeding $200 million
  • ISO 9001:2008 certified since 2003
  • RIA certified robot integrator
  • Authorized FANUC system integrator
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    Global Installations

    JR Automation continues to expand our international presence. In the past year, we have shipped custom built machinery to 14 different countries. The JR logo can now be found across five different continents. We're excited to see where our machines end up next!

    Industries Served

    Industries Served

    JR Automation serves multiple industries, including:
    JR Automation Technologies services the Automotive industry.
    Automotive
    JR Automation Technologies services the Aerospace industry.
    Aerospace
    JR Automation Technologies services the Construction industry.
    Construction
    JR Automation Technologies services the Consumer Products industry.
    Consumer Products
    JR Automation Technologies services the Food Processing industry.
    Food Processing
    JR Automation Technologies services the Furniture industry.
    Furniture
    JR Automation Technologies services the Going Green industry.
    Going Green
    JR Automation Technologies services the Medical industry.
    Medical
    JR Automation Technologies services the Pharmaceutical industry.
    Pharmaceutical
    JR Automation Technologies serves the Automotive industry.
    Automotive

    The wheels never stop turning when it comes to ideas for enhancing the consumer driving experience. Our customers are Tier 1 suppliers of automobile seating components, textiles, interior/exterior components, filtration, and safety systems. We partner with leaders in the expansive Automotive Industry, and that is a relationship we are proud to share.

    JR Automation Technologies serves the Aerospace industry.
    Aerospace

    From the drawing board to flight, our customers are the brains behind aeronautical design, specializing in the careful balance of technology, science and aerodynamics. Combined with our innovative assembly solutions, we like to think the sky's the limit. We partner with some of the world's Aerospace engineering leaders, and as a result, we have gained substantial cross industry experience.

     

    JR Automation Technologies serves the Construction industry.
    Construction

    From fire protection system components to windows, laminate/carpet floor coverings to paint can packaging, our customers introduce us to emerging technologies as well as patented products that have been used for over 100 years. Applications for commercial or domestic use are obtainable, right down to your kitchen cabinetry. With our cross industry experience, our doors are always open for the next new project.

    JR Automation Technologies serves the Consumer Products industry.
    Consumer Products

    Look around your home or office; hundreds of items have been packaged, assembled, painted, manufactured and designed. We help our customers create those everyday items. Our customers approach us with ideas and product designs, and we help them deliver, package, and assemble the goods.

    JR Automation Technologies serves the Food Processing industry.
    Food Processing

    Perhaps the most important factor to consider in modern food production is sanitization within the manufacturing environment. Our customers set the standards high for providing products with the end-user in mind. The research and development, health regulations, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, and marketing of food are more than just processes, they are design guidelines.

    JR Automation Technologies serves the Furniture industry.
    Furniture

    Style. Comfort. Practicality. Ergonomics. Design. All words used in the brainstorming process when it comes to designing and manufacturing furniture. We have paired our cross industry experience with local and non local furniture companies to provide high quality products to schools, offices and homes. You are possibly sitting in one of them right now.

    JR Automation Technologies serves the Going Green industry.
    Going Green

    A customer comes to us with an environmentally innovative idea; together we lay the groundwork. When the product grows to its full potential, we are perfectly poised to design automation that is deeply rooted in the global goals of energy efficiency, smaller carbon footprints, and conservation of materials. Our customers create green products for consumers, and our automation creates profit for our customers.

    JR Automation Technologies serves the Medical industry.
    Medical

    Creating a medical device in quantities to meet demand, while maintaining a specific price point, has it's challenges. There's material selection, process and environment control, and regulatory approval to consider. Luckily, we know what you're up against. A collaboration with JR Automation means high precision and high repeatability, for both process and product.

    JR Automation Technologies serves the Pharmaceutical industry.
    Pharmaceutical

    Need fast product changeover, minimal cleaning time and low to no contamination in your manufacturing processes? We'll help you get it. Need a way to capture and log real time plant floor data? Not a problem. You work hard for regulatory approval, on top of efficiency concerns and we've got you covered on both.

    Epoch Robotics

    Epoch Robotics, the robotic repair and service division of JR Automation Technologies, is a FANUC Authorized Service and System Provider. We are an experienced team of FANUC Master Certified service engineers who have a vast knowledge base of robotic processes and an array of capabilities in FANUC, Panasonic, ABB, and Motoman robots.

    We specialize in: 

    • New and Used Robot & Part Sales
    • Robot & Component Repair
    • Robot Programming
    • Robot Refurbishment
    • Preventative Maintenance
    • PLC Programming
    • Customized Robotic Training Classes

    For more detailed information, visit the Epoch Robotic website at www.epochrobotics.com.

     

     

    Epoch Robotics

    Dane Systems


    Established in 1990, Dane Systems (located in Stevensville, MI) is a sister-company to JR Automation. Dane Systems designs and builds a variety of custom machines and systems using innovative ideas that provide cost-effective solutions to their customers. Dane's team consists of creative sales and applications engineers, talented mechanical engineers, skilled tradesmen, and effective project managers.

    Dane Systems

    Strategic Partnership

    AWL Techniek

    With the advancement of customer success at the helm, the strategies of JR Automation and AWL-Techniek have aligned, forming a partnership that will allow our global customer bases to benefit from an equally global system integrator presence. JR will service and support customers in the US, Canada, and Mexico, and AWL can support customers in Europe and China.

     

    The collaboration will raise JR and AWL to meet the strict demands of expanding and globalizing automotive platforms that have been straining suppliers. Both experts in the design and build of automated equipment and welding systems for the automotive and general industries, the pairing will now have the added ability to focus on their respective regions exclusively, giving the customer increased support and service availability.

     

    Strategic Partnership
    The JR team produced a fully automated assembly cell with innovative features and an 85 percent OEE rating.
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