JHFOSTER Introduces A&RS

Single source industrial automation solution for delivering turnkey projects from start to finish

Eagan, Minnesota, July 6, 2022 – JHFOSTER Minnesota, Inc. (JHFOSTER), a value-added distributor of electrical and pneumatic parts and accessories, compressed air systems and robotics, has formed a new engineering firm called Automation and Robotics Solutions (A&RS) located in Des Moines, Iowa.

A&RS offers a fully automated process solution through their engineering and consultative services, specializing in the design, build and installation of industrial automated control systems and integration of robotic systems for clients nationally. Their team of experts have an extensive background in machine and panel shop work with years of experience designing, building, and starting up automated solutions for customers in a wide-variety of industries. They provide a single source solution for delivering turnkey projects from start to finish.

A&RS will join our JHFOSTER Automation Group of companies including Sensors Incorporated and Sensors Integration led by Tim Swedberg, Sr. Vice President, and will maintain its market facing operated independence, while simultaneously benefiting from the expanded capabilities offered by JHFOSTER.  

“We saw a great opportunity introducing A&RS to the JHFOSTER group of companies”, Nicholas W. Martino, JHFOSTER CEO and President.  “The purpose of this company is to add additional automated expertise and support that encourages our own internal growth needs of our Automation and Robotics Group, and add additional product offerings to our expanding customer base.”

A&RS will continue to operate locally and nationally, and remain at its headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. JHFOSTER will continue to operate in its five-state territory, and from its main location in Eagan, MN.