Saturday, October 16, 2021

JR Automation Acquires Setpoint

 

JR Automation, a leading provider of intelligent automated manufacturing and distribution technology solutions headquartered in Holland, Michigan, announced that it has acquired Setpoint Systems and Setpoint, Inc. The Setpoint companies are based in Ogden, UT and create automation solutions for the 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,” JR Automation Chairman and CEO Mike DuBose says. “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.”

“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,” said Mark Coy, President & CEO of Setpoint Systems.

In a joint statement, Joe Van Den Berghe and Joe Cornwall, co-Principals of Setpoint Inc., expressed enthusiasm for the acquisition. “Today is an exciting day for our team at Setpoint. Our customers, employees, and vendors will be the long-term beneficiaries of this combination. We have found the JR Automation values, culture, and capabilities to be closely aligned with those of Setpoint and we look forward to being part of the newly broadened JR Automation team.”

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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