Mid 2018 Jenoptik acquired Prodomax, a specialized industrial engineering firm that focuses on machine integration and process automation in the automotive industry, located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
Jenoptik’s Light & Production division has always been a player in the automotive market offering cutting-edge laser processing technologies. With Prodomax’s know-how in engineering and integrating complex turn-key automation equipment, Jenoptik can now offer even more advanced manufacturing solutions that enable their customers’ business model – with success as the new orders underline.
The first order is from a major Tier 1 automotive client for two of their manufacturing plants located in the southern United States. The scope of supply includes several assembly lines incorporating state-of-the-art material processing and material handling solutions. The second order is for an assembly project to be delivered and commissioned in mid-2019 for a production increase on a successful General Motors program.
Prodomax and the Jenoptik automation business, which is located in Rochester Hills (MI), have successfully collaborated on engineering technical solutions for their combined customer base. The automation know-how of Prodomax and Laser Processing of Jenoptik facilitates end-to-end application solutions in the North American automotive market.
A globally operating technology group. Optical technologies are the very basis of our business with the majority of our products and services being provided to the photonics market. Our key target markets primarily include the semiconductor equipment industry, the medical technology, automotive and mechanical engineering, traffic, aviation as well as the security and defense technology industries. Jenoptik has about 4,000 employees worldwide.
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