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Jenoptik company secures new automation orders in North America

Prodomax, a member of the Jenoptik Group, will deliver innovative automation solutions to automotive manufacturers.

Photonics group Jenoptik received several orders for automation solutions in the second quarter of 2024 with a total volume of over 17 million euros. These orders from Tier 1 OEM suppliers were awarded to automation specialist Prodomax, a member of the Jenoptik group, and include automated welding systems for steel structural assemblies, such as bumpers, body side assemblies and body components, partly for a new electric vehicle (EV) platform for the North American market. Deliveries to customers, who are based in the US and Mexico, will start in the 2nd quarter of 2025 and are scheduled to be completed by the 4th quarter of 2025.

“The orders are further proof that Prodomax is well positioned as a strategic development and optimization partner in the automotive and automation business. The performance of the solutions, but above all the teams in Barrie, help our customers in this market to optimize their automated system integration, process automation and quality control,” says Jenoptik President & CEO Dr. Stefan Traeger.

Based in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, Prodomax uses industry proven technologies, robust robotic design, and engineering best practices, to design customized automotive part manufacturing lines that meet clients unique staffing, quality, and volume requirements.

About Jenoptik

Optical technologies are the core of our business. Jenoptik is a global photonics group and comprises the two divisions Advanced Photonic Solutions and Smart Mobility Solutions. Non-photonic activities, particularly for the automotive market, are operated as independent brands within the Non-Photonic Portfolio Companies. Our key markets primarily include semiconductor & electronics, life science & medical technology as well as smart mobility. Approximately 4,600 people worldwide work for the Jenoptik Group, which is headquartered in Jena (Germany). JENOPTIK AG is listed on the German Stock Exchange in Frankfurt and traded on the MDax and TecDax. In fiscal year 2023, Jenoptik generated revenue of 1,066.0 million euros.

With the "Non-Photonic Portfolio Companies", we are addressing the trend towards greater flexibility and efficiency in production processes, particularly in the automotive industry, as a supplier of products, automation solutions and services for industrial customers (B2B). In the Automation & Integration segment, our offering includes individual products and systems through to automated plant concepts and complete process solutions, from a single source for efficient production environments. With modern production measurement technology, Jenoptik focuses on efficient quality control directly in the customer’s production process. The business is significantly and sustainably shaped by the trend in the automotive industry towards increasing alternative drive concepts and more e-mobility.


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