Our Response to COVID-19

To All Concerned Customers and Suppliers of BRAAS Company: We share in your concern and diligence in navigating these times as we all deal with the onslaught of the COVID-19 Pandemic. We’re doing all we can to protect our employees and those we do business with: Protecting our employees This includes working from home for […]

Ray Robbel named Director of Financial Planning & Analysis – Automation Solutions Group

Ray Robbel, Vice President of Operations for BRAAS Company, has been named Director of FP&A – ASG, a key position in the achievement of Motion Finance’s mission and strategic objectives. In this position, Ray’s primary responsibilities are overseeing field-facing accounting and finance functions for the Automation Solutions Group and directly partnering with group leadership teams […]

Zach Zink joins BRAAS as Account Manager for Northern Minnesota

BRAAS Company is delighted to welcome Zach Zink to the role of Account Manager for the Northern Minnesota region. He will be responsible for working with OEM’s, machine shops, equipment builders and packaging customers to deliver the best automation solutions possible. Zach brings experience from previous positions as shop foreman and inside sales for mobile […]

Motion Industries acquires Sterling ES

On April 1, 2018, Motion Industries purchased Sterling ES of Salem, VA to bolster BRAAS presence in the Southeast, and to increase their presence in the Industrial Networking space.  Sterling focuses on Networking/Communications products for Industrial and Infrastructure applications, and Instrumentation for various process applications.  The Sterling team is now integrated with the BRAAS presence […]

Dan Toynton – Conveyor Specialist at Braas Company

Dan Toynton named Conveyor Sales Specialist at BRAAS BRAAS Company is pleased to that announce Dan Toynton has been selected to lead our conveyor products sales efforts in role of Conveyor Sales Specialist. This newly created position is a result of the expansion of conveyor related products available at BRAAS and our need to provide […]

New Branch Manager – Wisconsin

Dave Kriescher joins BRAAS as Wisconsin Branch Manager BRAAS Company is delighted to welcome Dave Kriescher to the role of Wisconsin Branch Manager.  Dave is responsible for automation sales, customer service and engineering in the Wisconsin market. His focus is to ensure customers are successful with their automation projects and to expand our footprint in […]

Motion Industries acquires Numatic Engineering

Braas Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of Numatic Engineering Inc, based in Southern California. This acquisition is part of our strategy to build out a broader automation business for Motion Industries. Numatic Engineering was founded in 1955 by Tom Leach and have over 60 years of experience selling and supporting automation components. Their vast product […]

Great day for a cookout

Great day for a cookout…Some of the BRAAS team in Eden Prairie MN hosted our friends at Rudolph Technologies for a customer appreciation lunch.  Thanks to all at Rudolph for joining us!  Pictured: Michael Schwichtenberg, Joe Schwartz, Steve Sandberg, Jim Hennen, Josh Krausse.  Josh and Jim on grill master duty

30 years of service with BRAAS Company !

Congratulations Cyndi Rutzinski !! She has been pitching in to work, week in, week out, interrupted only by a succession of maternity leaves — all of which are now in the distant past. Cyndi has been a role model for all. Be it working hours, leisurely hangouts or lunch outing …. she is up for […]

New Light weight ServoWeld Actuators from Tolomatic

Cost-effective actuator design provides the lowest lifetime cost and highest quality welds; broad product family offers many choices to optimize weight and performance. New ServoWeld® actuators from Tolomatic are redesigned for higher performance and are lighter weight compared to other screw technologies. Featuring roller screws designed and manufactured by Tolomatic, the ServoWeld actuators are made […]