250 new jobs coming to Holland Township

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JR Automation Technologies, LLC

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Over 250 new jobs are coming to the Holland area.

On Tuesday, JR Automation Technologies, LLC announced company expansion thanks to a $5.6 million investment into a Holland Township facility.

“West Michigan is a great place to live and raise a family and we are excited to be offering hundreds of new job opportunities to both experienced engineers and new grads,” said Bryan Jones, CEO, JR Automation. “We look forward to the continued opportunities that will be generated in our community through this expansion.”

Since 1980, JR Automation has provided custom automated equipment and services to customers in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical device, pharmaceutical, food processing, construction, and more, according to a statement released by the company. The business reported it has experienced substantial growth since 2009.

“As an innovative, engineering-focused organization, JR Automation fits nicely into our local business community’s sweet spot. Their continued growth and success is no surprise, as JR has grown 475 percent since 2009,” said Jane Clark, president, Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce. “Anyone familiar with the company’s strong culture, customer focus and innovative technologies can be confident that we will continue to see great things from JR Automation.”

Michigan Works! and Lakeshore Advantage have also teamed up with the company as they continue to move forward with expansion.

Officials said the good majority of jobs offered will be in engineering.

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