March 5, 2018 (Tecumseh, ON)
Doug LoFranco named President and Chief Executive Officer of AIS Technologies Group
Active Industrial Solutions and Radix Inc. are proud to announce and welcome Doug LoFranco as President & Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Doug will lead the AIS Technologies Group, which comprises Radix Inc. and the Active Industrial Solutions companies: Automation, Gauge & Fixture, and Specialty Machining divisions. Doug has extensive executive management experience in the industrial automation space, most recently as President of M&R Automation Canada Inc.; Vice President & General Manager of ABB Robotics Canada Inc.; VP and General Manager of Wheelabrator Group Canada.
“Doug’s proven track record will contribute greatly to the success we have experienced as a group. His natural ability to lead and his experience with technologies in manufacturing will be a benefit to our organization and to our customers.” says Ross Rawlings, President of Radix Inc.
“I am delighted to be joining the team at the AIS Technologies Group and look forward to being part of a division that provides innovative technologies for advanced manufacturing solutions for a variety of industries across North America.” -Doug LoFranco, President & CEO of AIS Technologies Group.
About Radix and Active Industrial Solutions
Founded in 1994, Radix is an award-winning leader in automation solutions, delivering best in class technology to manufacturers, combining superior machine vision solutions, advanced robotics & controls, and complex automation middleware layered over assembly automation.
Active Industrial Solutions, designs, manufacturers and services complex plastic injection mold systems, custom automation & secondary processing equipment, gauges and fixtures and specialty machined components with a strong history of value added solutions for a variety of vertical sectors.
In 2016, Active Industrial Solutions acquired Radix Inc. Both are privately held companies headquartered in Tecumseh, Ontario with operations in Mississauga, Ontario; Trenton, Michigan; Winchester, Tennessee; Montreal, Quebec; & India.
For more information, contact: Doug LoFranco President and CEO, Active Technologies Group Cell: 416-420-5352 Or e-mail at email@example.com
Shelley Fellows, VP, Operations, Radix Voice (519) 737-1012 ext. 240 Or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept 25th , 2017
Radix Inc. acquires Canadian Vision System Integrator +ADD (Automated Detection Devices)
(Windsor, Ontario) Radix Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of technology & talent from +ADD (Automated Detection Devices), a vision system integrator from Mississauga, Ontario. In addition to adding the outstanding technical skills, industry knowledge and creativity of Josh Capogna and the +ADD group to our Radix team, this acquisition provides Radix with a larger presence in the Toronto market as well as with key products and services for the specialized pharmaceutical, medical device & aerospace sectors.
Technologies developed by +ADD and acquired by Radix include advanced surface inspections, 3D scanning and specialized vision solutions for material handling applications. +ADD is a Cognex Partner System Integrator and Microscan Integrator, which dovetails well with Radix’s acknowledged expertise as an Automated Imaging Association Certified System Integrator status.
Headquartered in Windsor, Ontario, Radix Inc. designs and delivers award winning intelligent manufacturing technology solutions for major North American automotive manufacturers, as well as pharmaceutical, food/beverage, and aerospace manufacturers. Radix offers vision systems, robotics, automation and software. Radix has locations in Windsor, Ontario, Trenton, Michigan and Montreal, Quebec. Radix’s parent company is Active Industrial Solutions (AIS), a global industrial solutions provider for mold making, reflex inserts, automation, gauges & fixtures & custom machining.
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Visit Booth 1213 to see the latest innovations from Radix and Active Industrial Solutions.
Wednesday, Sept 27
11am-11:25am: Sean Lett of Radix Inc/Active Industrial Solution presents "How Vision has moved from traditional pass/fail to digitally tracking data in the manufacturing environment".
3:00pm: Cocktail reception in our booth (located near the front entrance) - RSVP to Rachel.Boucher@RadixInc.ca by September 22nd
Visit us at Booth E-4437 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show
From September 12-17 2016 , Radix will showcase Tool Tracker, a vision based object tracking technology that was developed to address a need for error-proofing and complete traceability in a manual fastening station. It is designed to provide precise, on-the-fly position information using a tracking target as its location point.
Validated as “production ready” by Ford Motor Company, Tool Tracker has provided cost savings, improved error proofing and complete traceability & assembly verification since 2008
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ACTIVE INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS (AIS) ACQUIRES RADIX
Advanced Manufacturing Powerhouses Combine Strengths to Focus on Manufacturing Excellence and Global Growth
May 18, 2016 (Tecumseh, ON) “Best-in-class” just got better with the addition of Radix and their vision expertise to the Active Industrial Solutions portfolio.
Windsor - Essex is a hub of manufacturing excellence and the region is ready to embrace the value that it brings to global manufacturers. Situated within an international marketplace, the Detroit – Windsor corridor is the gateway for advancement in technology-based manufacturing for a wide range of industries. “The AIS-Radix acquisition is the perfect example of technology and manufacturing coming together to present the innovation and advancement that the world has come to expect from our region” said Shelley Fellows, VP Operations of Radix and recent Athena Award recipient.
Precision manufacturing and cutting-edge technologies create expanded sector opportunities globally. Looking to the future, AIS is aligning talent and resources to be well positioned to compete in the global marketplace. With a local commitment and a global platform, AIS and Radix are well positioned for accelerated & sustained growth.
AIS’s acquisition of Radix is taking a relationship that has worked and combining their strengths to create another level of excellence and quality assurance. Radix is the vision behind innovation and advancement of technology-based, best-in-class manufacturing.
“Approaching 40 years in business, AIS continues to combine deep customer relationships and proactive problem solving to deliver innovative manufacturing solutions. The addition of Radix to our portfolio allows us to address current industry needs and have a vision for what will be essential to excel in tomorrow’s global manufacturing market. Radix is now one of the ‘Active’ industrial solutions” – Chuck Curtiss (President, AIS Automation, Gauge & Fixture)
“This is a relationship that just works. Both companies have grown their businesses globally, remaining headquartered in Oldcastle. We are focused on sustained growth and especially look forward to expanding our team at our combined job fair in June.”- Shelley Fellows (VP Operations, Radix)