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 […]

Braas Sponsors Robot Day at the Works Museum

Saturday April 8, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Every April The Works Museum participates in National Robotics Week  with a special day of robotics fun for kids and families. Our presenter partners demonstrate kid-friendly robotics concepts and real-world applications that inspire and amaze. Kids and families interact with robots of all shapes and sizes, and meet […]

Universal Robots at Automate 2017

Universal Robots is a leader in COBOTS (Collaborative Robots ) UR will exhibit 7th axis capability, new force torque sensors, augmented reality-assisted assembly, and a wide range of other new partner solutions certified to work flawlessly with UR robots through the Universal Robots+ platform. Occupying one of the largest booths ( #1245 )at Automate 2017 […]

Eaton Kicks off Nationwide Roadshow with 40-Foot Interactive Trailer

Power management company Eaton announced it has kicked off its 2017 Industrial Controls in Motion mobile tour. The hands-on, 40-foot, interactive showroom will travel to nearly 20 U.S. cities and educate original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), facilities managers, commercial customers, end users, contractors and others about Eaton’s newest energy efficient innovations for heating, ventilation, air conditioning […]