JR Automation, a Holland, Mich.-based provider of intelligent automated manufacturing and distribution technology solutions, Wednesday announced it has acquired Utah-based Setpoint Systems and Setpoint Inc. Both companies create automation solutions for e-commerce, amusement, and other industries.
“We look forward to working closely with the Setpoint businesses, leveraging their tremendous capabilities to further build out our world-class global industrial automation solutions platform,” says Mike DuBose, chairman and CEO of JR Automation. “As part of JR Automation, Setpoint Systems and Setpoint Inc. will become even more effective, bringing together their history of excellence and innovation with JR Automation’s global footprint and capabilities. This is an exciting step for JR Automation, the Setpoint businesses, our customers, partners, and teams.”
JR Automation was established in 1980 and serves industries including automotive, life sciences, and aerospace. Setpoint Systems is a lean automation engineering company that specializes in design, build, and controls programming of turn-key custom automation solutions. Setpoint Inc. designs and implements motion control systems, including custom rides and attractions for top amusement and theme parks in the world.
“With the backing of JR Automation, Setpoint will be able to meet the needs of our customers even more effectively and increase our team’s ability to lead the industry in developing innovative solutions,” says Mark Coy, president and CEO of Setpoint Systems.