Ricoh | September 30, 2021
Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced it is teaming with Coghlin Companies, a leading product development and contract manufacturing services provider, to accelerate and enhance support and service of manufacturers bringing new and complex electromechanical equipment – such as industrial robotics, medical devices, additive manufacturing and other emerging technologies – to market. The collaboration leverages RICOH Service Advantage, a leading service and support offering that provides technology manufacturers with the scalability and flexibility to meet service needs and move their businesses forward.
There are many synergies with the type of technologies Ricoh supports through the RICOH Service Advantage program, such as automation, additive manufacturing and robotics,Ricoh is a tenured and proven partner that provides ongoing and valuable post-sale technical service and support expertise to our manufacturing customers. The company's commitment extends to our customer's customer who can leverage the global Ricoh service delivery infrastructure to support their offerings at scale through this unique collaboration.
Chris Coghlin, CEO, Coghlin Companies, Inc.
RICOH Service Advantage's extensive technical and customer support infrastructure – from end-user training and remote services to ongoing maintenance and onsite break/fix support – combined with Coghlin Companies' engineering, global fulfillment and contract manufacturing expertise, gives manufacturers access to the full complement of post-sale technology lifecycle services and support solutions needed to grow their businesses.
"With RICOH Service Advantage, we help customers deliver scalable, comprehensive, flexible service and support offerings that provide a significant competitive advantage," said Jim Kirby, Vice President, Service Advantage, Ricoh USA, Inc. "Creating and executing superior, repeatable service strategies is a part of our foundation at Ricoh, and we're excited to team up with Coghlin Companies to deliver an end-to-end engineering, manufacturing and aftermarket solution ecosystem that enables manufacturers to deliver advanced technology to their customers."
Coghlin Companies and Ricoh are currently supporting a broad range of customers, including a vast, Internet-based enterprise that sells a variety of products and delivers media directly and indirectly to millions of customers worldwide.
About Coghlin Companies
Coghlin Companies and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Columbia Tech and Cogmedix, are a fourth generation, privately held time to market services company providing world-class product development, manufacturing, global fulfillment and aftermarket services to a diversified group of capital equipment innovators in the medical, life sciences, energy, homeland security, robotics and automation, communications, semiconductor, LED, water treatment, and food and beverage industries. For more information, visit www.coghlincompanies.com.
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prnewswire | January 12, 2020
Leadec has procured Diversified Automation, a mechanization controls and programming arrangement supplier, powerful December 31, 2020. With this securing, Leadec extends its portfolio into bundle mechanization and reinforces its current activities in North America.
"Engineering and process automation are the spearhead of Leadec's service offering across the factory life cycle," says Markus Glaser-Gallion, CEO of the Leadec Group. "Diversified Automation ideally completes our service portfolio with controls and software solutions for the parcel industry, a market segment thriving due to the growth of e-commerce. This also strengthens the technical profile of our US operations."
Right now, Leadec creates around 23 percent of its deals in the US with a labor force of around 2,200 workers, for the most part with long-running nearby help contracts in the assembling business. Leadec – a worldwide player on four landmasses with 20,000 representatives worldwide and right around 60 years of involvement – is a main help expert for plants at each phase of as long as they can remember cycle and across their connected foundation.
Broadened Automation, settled in Louisville, KY, USA, begun in 2002 and is currently a main free computerization player. They offer their framework controls and programming answers for mechanical integrators serving worldwide package and internet business organizations, for example, UPS, FedEx and Amazon, with in excess of 140 specialists based the whole way across the nation. Enhanced Automation creates incomes of approx. 100 million US dollars for each year. They have solid skill in equipment and computer programming and venture the board.
"We have built a forward-focused company," says Tony Young, Founder and President of Diversified Automation. "One that combines innovative thinking, deep technical knowledge, and professional project management, meeting the needs of our core customers. We design for stability and reliability. Together with Leadec we now take the next step to accelerate growth for our customers and ourselves. I am excited about this new direction for our company, and for the great culture and values fit that we have with Leadec."
Leadec and Diversified Automation serve integral ventures, thus join the chances of a different client base. Differentiated Automation will profit by Leadec's car connections and notoriety in the US. While Diversified Automation is grounded in the express bundle dispatching industry, permitting Leadec to exploit web based business driven development in the USA and furthermore begin to perform tasks to help UPS, FedEx, DHL and Amazon all through Europe and encompassing regions, in this way opening up significant business sectors and occasions to develop the joined organizations.
Leadec is the leading global service specialist for factories across their entire life cycle and related infrastructure. The company, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, employs about 20,000 people worldwide. In 2019 Leadec earned sales of around EUR 900 million. For almost 60 years, Leadec has been supporting its customers along the entire production supply chain. The service provider is based at more than 300 sites, often directly at the customers' plants and facilities.
Leadec's global services comprise: Engineer (Production Planning & Optimization, Automation and Production IT), Install (Electrical Installation, Mechanical Installation and Relocation), Maintain (Production Equipment Maintenance and Technical Cleaning), Support (Technical Facility Management, Infrastructural Facility Management and Logistics) as well as other local services. The Leadec.os digital business platform is used to record all processes end-to-end and integrate further digital services.
Manufacturing Global | June 02, 2020
When it comes to the impact of COVID-19, industrial organisations have one core challenge - maintaining operations, securing business continuity.
“IIoT, implemented in a plug-and-play mode, can be instrumental in ensuring business continuity and minimising economic damage by ensuring employee safety and security, improving liquidity, and lowering short-term costs,” comments McKinsey.
When it comes to the challenges present by the virus to maintain employee safety and security, IoT can help organisations smoothly transition shop floor operations in a number of aways: Remote employee collaboration, Workforce tracking, Vision based control systems, Remote asset control.