Automation Engineering Co. Announces Contract to Design and Fabricate ASRS System for Magna Seating

Magna Seating’s new 230,000 square-foot plant at the Tyger River Industrial Park in Spartanburg County

Greenville, S.C. – Automation Engineering Company announced the finalization of a contract to design and fabricate an Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) for Magna Seating’s new 230,000 square-foot plant at the Tyger River Industrial Park in Spartanburg County. A subsidiary of Ontario-based Magna International Inc., Magna Seating assembles and sequences seats for BMW’s Greer manufacturing plant.

Founded in 1981, Automation Engineering combines highly sophisticated design engineering and electronic controls expertise with comprehensive in-house fabrication capabilities. The company collaborates with some of the world’s most innovative manufacturers to engineer customized automated handling systems that optimize plant efficiency and safety.

With more than 300 manufacturing facilities, Magna International is an innovative leader in the development of high-quality seating systems for the global automotive industry. Its capabilities include market research, concept development, engineering, testing and world-class manufacturing.

“The Magna Seating project is a perfect fit for Automation Engineering,” said AEC CEO Donna Rauch. “The depth of engineering talent here, combined with a culture of deep customer engagement, has allowed AEC to broaden its base of industrial automation solutions. This project will demonstrate our competency in large ASRS delivery. We’re excited about working with the Magna team.”