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GE Fanuc Automation Names Michigan-Based Superior Controls, Inc. as New Premier Solution Provider

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – DECEMBER 28, 2005 – GE Fanuc Automation Americas, Inc., a unit of GE Industrial, has named Superior Controls, Inc., a leading provider of automation technology and integration services, as a new Premier Solution Provider.

Founded in 1983, Superior Controls, located in Plymouth, Michigan, has been providing automation solutions to the automotive, process, aerospace, off-highway vehicle and related industries for more than 20 years.

GE Fanuc awards the Premier Solution Provider designation to industry-leading systems integrators who have proven capabilities with GE Fanuc products and solutions. Integrators must meet technical, operational and quality evaluations, and pass a rigorous audit process that includes an assessment of customer references and knowledge of automation system design and optimization.

“We are pleased to have Superior Controls in our Premier Solution Provider program,” said Steve Weller, program manager for GE Fanuc Automation. “With more than 20 years of experience implementing quality plant floor automation solutions, Superior Controls is an excellent addition to the Premier Solution Provider program, and we are pleased to award them with this special designation.”

“We are proud of the growth that has resulted from teaming with GE Fanuc,” said Steve Brodzik, Director of Superior Controls. “We value the partnership and take the title of Premier Solution Provider very seriously. We are pleased to be allied with GE Fanuc, the leading manufacturer of full function Manufacturing Information Technology solutions.”

About Superior Controls, Inc.
Superior Controls is an engineering company located in Plymouth, Michigan that specializes in large-scale plant floor information technology and computer integrated manufacturing systems, mechanical component testing, gauging systems, and industrial automation and controls. The company Superior Controls provides turnkey system integration services for highly engineered product development and manufacturing projects worldwide for the automotive, process, aerospace, off-highway vehicle and related industries.

Superior Controls has six business units offering a vast array of engineered solutions consisting of:
  • Tracking and Information Systems – Traceability, RFID, Vision, Manufacturing Intelligence, OEE, Birth History and FIS Solutions
  • Production Scheduling & Support Systems – Error/Mistake Proofing, Production Scheduling, JIT Solutions and other plant systems
  • Management Information Systems – FIS/MES Production Monitoring, Process Control Boards, Andon Systems, Paging Solutions and more
  • Plant Automation Services – Industrial Automation and Controls, Process Controls, Conveyance Systems and Robotic Cells.
  • Mechanical Testing and Gauging Systems – In-process Verification Systems, Dimensional Gauging Systems, CMM Inspection, Exhaust System Gauging and Leak Testing, Powertrain Component Testing Equipment and more.
  • Electrical Product Manufacturing – OEM Control Panels, Cables and Wiring Harnesses, Specialized Control Devices

    About GE Fanuc Automation
    GE Fanuc Automation, a joint venture between GE and FANUC LTD of Japan, delivers automation hardware and software designed to help users reduce costs, increase efficiency and enhance profitability. With solutions and services catering to virtually every industrial segment, GE Fanuc Automation provides a diverse array of capabilities and products, including controllers, embedded systems, advanced software, motion control, CNCs, operator interfaces, industrial computers, and lasers. Headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, GE Fanuc Automation is a part of GE Industrial and combines the diverse global strengths of the GE family with the local presence customers need to design, develop and maintain their automation investments.
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