Posted February 5, 2020

Ramco Innovations acquires Richard Greene Company

Automation solutions distributor Ramco Innovations, West Des Moines, Iowa, announced the acquisition of Richard Greene Company of St Louis.

This transaction will expand Ramco's geographical footprint throughout five Midwest states, including Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, and will provide customers of both companies with a larger product offering, local inventory, and enhanced technical support. Both companies have similar organizational cultures built around solving customer problems and providing complete automation solutions.

“We are very excited about the synergies brought with combining our tremendous teams, products and services. With our companies aligned, we are positioned as a premier industrial automation provider throughout the Midwest. We have both invested in our robotics capabilities and are excited to share resources as we assist companies with their industrial automation needs,” said Hank Norem, president of Ramco Innovations.

The two organizations share multiple attributes including a focus on state-of-the-art automation solutions, personalized technical support and major industrial product lines. “Joining forces with Ramco scores a big win for our company, our customers, our vendors and our employees,” said Richard Greene, president of Richard Greene Company. “We gain capability and strength in the marketplace and yet maintain all the core values that made us what we are today.”