DWFritz Automation, Inc.

Year Founded:1973
Annual Revenue:$10-25 million
Listing Last Updated:6/19/2013

Contact Information
Name:Mike Fritz
17750 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd.
PortlandOR 97224-7010 United States
Phone:(503) 598-9393
Fax:(503) 624-2799

Industries Served
discrete manufacturingfood/beveragemanufacturing--generalmaterial handlingOEM
packagingpharmaceuticalsresearch/developmentsemiconductorMachine Vision
Ink jet manufacturingBioTechInspectionHigh-tech manufacturingMetrology

Areas Served

Engineering Specialties
automated assemblyautomatic test equipmentautomation--generalbatch controlCAD/documentation
cell controlcomputer softwarecontrol panelsDCSdesigns/specifications
discrete controlelectrical engineeringembedded controlsenclosuresfactory automation
installation/start-upinternational projectsinventory managementlaboratory automationmachine build/retrofit
machine design/controlmachine toolsmechanical engineeringmotors/motion controlpackaging
personal computersPLCsproject managementproject planningresearch/development
roboticssemiconductorssimulation/modelingsupervisory controlsystems engineering
test/inspectionturnkey systemsutilitiesvision systemsinspection
automated storage & retrievalmachine visionprecision motion controlwafer handling

Product Experience
ABBAccu-SortAdvantechAllen-BradleyAnalog Devices
AutodeskAutomationDirectBosch-RexrothCognexDanaher Motion
DatalogicDelta Tau Data SystemsEaton CorporationEmerson Ind AutomationFANUC Robotics
MitsubishiNational InstrumentsOmron ElectronicsOpto 22Parker
Pro-faceRockwell AutomationRockwell SoftwareSchneider ElectricSiemens
SoftPLCTexas InstrumentsWonderwareYaskawa

Corporate Affiliations
Not applicable

Professional Affiliations

Corporate Resume
DWFritz Automation is a full service, custom automation systems design/build firm. They are located 10 miles south of downtown Portland, Oregon and offer analysis, specification, design, prototyping, system fabrication, testing, complete documentation, and installation of automation systems. Their staff has considerable experience with sophisticated technologies such as robotic servo control, wafer handling, machine vision (both low cost and high-performance), automated storage and retreival, precision motion control, automated inspection, and precision positioning/pick & place (down to .2 microns). They have over 35 employees, including 11 mechanical and controls engineers and designers, a 36,000 ft facility (including 500 sq ft of class 10,000 clean room) and have been in business since 1973. The company is not a machine shop; they outsource over 97% of their machining needs. Their clients include some of the West Coast's leading high tech companies as well as several major tool and equipment manufacturers. Their clients usually come to them when they need to automate a precise, proprietary manufacturing process and are looking for a complete turnkey system.