IMTS 2010: Motoman Robotics to construct new Ohio plant

Facility to help expand growth to South American markets

09/14/2010


Motoman Robotics new facility in Miamisburg, OH. Will help the robotics operation expand manufacturing to two continents. The new facility will serve as Motoman Robotics’ headquarters and main manufacturing facility for its North American and South American operations. The facility is expected to open in June 2011

Steve Barhorst, President and COO of Motoman Robotics, a division of Yaskawa America, Inc. thanked the local governmental officials, Montgomery County, the City of Miamisburg, the Dayton and Montgomery County Port Authority, the Transportation Improvement District and RG Properties, among others, for all of their efforts and interests in maintaining Motoman Robotics’ operations in Ohio.

In addition, Barhorst recognized the cities of West Carrollton and Troy, Ohio for their extraordinary support of Motoman Robotics over the past 20 years.

The new 300,000 square foot state-of-the-art office and production facility will combine the current West Carrollton, Ohio headquarters, along with a manufacturing plant and a warehouse located in Troy, OH.

“The new facility has been designed and will be built with a customer and employee focus,” stated Barhorst. “Our desire is to further enhance our customers’ experience while driving improved efficiencies to help us help our customers be more competitive. Our customers are why we are here today and are the key to our future. We owe it to our customers to serve them more efficiently and effectively.”



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