Posted August 19, 2021

Applied Industrial Technologies acquires R.R. Floody Company

Applied Industrial Technologies has acquired R.R. Floody Company Inc., a provider of automation products, services and engineered solutions.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We are pleased to announce the addition of the R.R. Floody Company, which further enhances our growing automation offering focused on next generation technologies," said Neil A. Schrimsher, president and chief executive officer. "Floody has a strong presence across the U.S. Midwest market, and brings valuable and innovative capabilities in advanced facility automation with a focus on machine vision. Floody’s engineered solutions and technical expertise align with our overall strategy, and provide further momentum to our scaling automation position into early fiscal 2022. We welcome Floody to Applied and look forward to their contributions going forward.”

Based in Rockford, Illinois, Floody’s team of 18 associates operates from one location and serves customers primarily across consumer packaging, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, medical technology, and general industrial industries. It is focused on machine vision, mobile and collaborative robotics, motion control, material handling, and digital capabilities.