Demco Automation Selected for 2020 Fastest-Growing Companies List

Lehigh Valley PA, August 21, 2020

For the second time, Demco Automation has been selected as one of Eastern Pennsylvania’s Fastest-Growing companies. The company was first named to the list in 2017.

Previous to this award, Demco Automation was ranked most recently in 2019 on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America, which was the second time being ranked on the national list.

“We are honored to be selected for the second time to the rankings. Once again we are one of only a small list of manufacturers in the top tier of the list. As we continue to grow, our team’s hard work in supporting our customers is a big part of our success.” said Stephen Maund, President & CEO. “Ensuring that we are at the forefront of robotics and automation technology will continue our expansion moving into the future.” Maund continues.

Lehigh Valley Business named 35 top winners to its 2020 Fastest-Growing Companies list – companies identified as the region’s most dynamic that have made significant contributions to the local economy.

The companies will be honored and their final rankings disclosed at an awards event Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 8:30 – 9:30 EDT in a virtual format.

More information about the listing can be found at:

LVB Fastest-Growing Companies – 2020

Demco Automation Participates in NAM MFG Day Video

Washington, DC – November 19, 2019 – As a multi-year host of Manufacturing Day, Demco Automation was invited to participate in the Manufacturing Institute’s highlight video of Manufacturing Day 2019. As workforce and education partner the NAM (National Association of Manufacturers), its purpose is to drive programs and research to promote modern manufacturing, and jump-start new approaches to growing manufacturing talent.

Students from the UBCTS (Upper Bucks County Technical School) Mechatronics Program, Southern Lehigh High School, the Bucks County Workforce Development Board, and others toured Demco Automation’s facility to learn more about advanced manufacturing careers in the U.S. On the tour, they saw Engineers, Technicians, Machinists, and other technical professionals in action designing and constructing robotic manufacturing systems.

Demco Automation Receives Gold Award from U.S. Department of Labor for Veteran Employment

Quakertown, PA, (PRWeb) – November 6, 2019 – Demco Automation, a leading supplier in industrial robotics and automation, was presented the HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award for 2019 from the U.S. Department of Labor.  The program is now in its second year and recognizes employer efforts to recruit, employ, and retain military veterans.

The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a job creators’ commitment to hiring American military veterans.

This year, the company is recognized as one of only 28 within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and 427 across the country. “Receiving this award from the U.S. Department of Labor is truly an honor.” says Stephen Maund, President & CEO of Demco Automation. “We have employed U.S. military veterans for over 15 years and continue hold their service in high regard when recruiting new team members. As a provider of advanced-technology to a broad list of industry sectors including defense, it is only natural that we consider this experience a tremendous value, not only to our company, but to our customers and partners as well.”

The awards were presented at a ceremony hosted by Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

“The recipients of the 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Awards demonstrated a commitment to hiring veterans and helping them develop meaningful, long-term careers,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia. “From small-town businesses to Fortune 500 companies, these employers understand that veterans are uniquely qualified and dedicated employees who make significant contributions in the workplace.”

Demco Automation Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

Bethlehem, PA, October 15, 2019 – Demco Automation celebrated their 30th Anniversary at the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH), a Smithsonian Affiliate. Celebrating with the company was Pennsylvania State Senator Bob Mensch – 24th District, and Pennsylvania State Representative Craig Staats – 145th Legislative District by presenting the company senatorial and congressional citations.

For the past 30 years, Demco Automation has become a leading supplier of automated manufacturing systems and touches many product areas including commercial-industrial, medical device, pharmaceutical, electronics, defense and other technology-based industry sectors. “Since the company was founded in 1989 and officially incorporated in 1990, we felt that this would be a perfect time to plan this event.” says Stephen Maund, President & CEO. “NMIH is a perfect venue for our celebration, since it showcases the history of American technology and innovation. It’s also a reflection of our commitment to the American tradition of manufacturing excellence.” Maund continues.

Demco Automation has had steady growth in an ever-growing industrial automation industry, which is proven by earning spots on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2014 and 2019, and Lehigh Valley Business Fastest Growing Companies list in 2017.  Additionally, the company has equipment installations in 16 states and 8 countries.

For a timeline outlining the highlights of the past 30 years, please visit 30 Years of Technology Excellence

For more information about the National Museum of Industrial History, please visit NMIH

Demco Automation selected as Authorized Epson Robot Integrator

Quakertown, PA, August 12, 2019 – Demco Automation has been selected by Epson America as an authorized robotic integrator in the company’s AutomateElite EpsonAdvantage Partner Program.   Espon America states that it selects authorized robotics integrators based on their automation experience, technical competency, and Epson Robots portfolio expertise.  The program provides customers with a way to work with experienced turnkey automation solution providers experienced in the Epson precision factory automation product lines.

“Demco Automation has been using Epson Robots since 2003.” says Stephen Maund, President & CEO of Demco Automation. “Our extensive experience in industrial automation and robotics coupled with our existing Epson Robot installation base in U.S. and Mexico markets makes Demco Automation a natural fit for this partner program. This program is another example of our commitment to apply innovative technology in our solutions.”

Epson is the largest SCARA robot manufacturer in the world. Their product line also includes 6-Axis robots, linear modules, and a suite of integrated options such as force guidance, vision guidance and inspection, flex feeding, and conveyor tracking.

For the 2nd time Demco Automation Named to Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Quakertown, PA, August 17, 2019 – For the second time, Demco Automation has been recognized on the “Inc. 5000” ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. The Pennsylvania-based company is ranked NO. 4469 with:

•  66% Growth over 3 years

•  1 of only 181 manufacturers nationwide

•  1 of only 12 manufacturers in Pennsylvania

“We are 500+ positions higher in this year’s ranking when compared to the first ranking in 2014, a validation our very healthy growth, says Stephen Maund, President & CEO of Demco Automation. “As we expand our installation base, our team continues to maintain its focus on quality, customer service, and technology innovation.”

Since their previous ranking, the company has moved to a larger facility to meet customer orders and hired new team members. Most recently Demco Automation was selected as an authorized Epson Robot AutoElite Integrator. Espon America states that it selects authorized robotics integrators based on their automation experience, technical competency, and Epson Robots portfolio expertise.

Maund continues, “As the industrial automation market expands, it is our goal to continue providing the best combination of industrial automation platforms, tooling, and precision robotics in the industry.”

Demco Automation Sponsors 3rd Annual Innovation Collegiate Business Pitch Summit

March 4, 2019 – Lehigh Valley PA – Demco Automation is a sponsor for the Third Annual Lehigh Valley Collegiate Business Pitch Summit.  Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeast PA (BFTPNEP) and LVTech, the premier tech-networking organization in the region, are organizing this event that showcases the Lehigh Valley region’s most  innovative companies and entrepreneurial students.

Stephen Maund, President & CEO of Demco Automation said, “As a technology company, this exciting event fits well with our initiative to foster innovation, and it’s another way that we can partner with our region in a meaningful way.”

It takes place Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Ben Franklin Tech Ventures.

As detailed in the event’s description:

The event will feature some of the region’s most innovative companies and most entrepreneurial students. During the early segment of the event, large and small Lehigh Valley companies will be showcasing their newest, most innovative products. Later, students from colleges across the Lehigh Valley will compete in the 3rd Annual LV Collegiate Business Pitch Summit. Ten colleges from the region will send a team to compete for $3,000+ in prize money. Bonded together with networking, the Lehigh Valley Innovation and Collegiate Business Pitch Summit will give you an inside look at the present and future of the Lehigh Valley economy.

For more information about the event visit 3rd Annual Lehigh Valley Collegiate Business Pitch Summit

For more information about Ben Franklin TechVentures visit BFTPNEP


Demco Automation & Local Middle School work together on Manufacturing Video Challenge

February 20, 2019 – Demco Automation is working with Quakertown School District’s Strayer Middle School during Engineers Week to create a video for a contest in the called “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” (WSCM). Sixteen regions within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as other states in the country participate in this program designed for teams of 7th and 8th graders from local middle schools to make videos about what companies do every day. The intent of the program is to convey career awareness and excitement in manufacturing and technology sectors with an objective of changing students’ perceptions about manufacturing careers.

The Greater Philadelphia Region contest is produced by the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) with 30 middle schools participating. The general public can participate in selecting the best video by voting for your favorite in the “Viewers Choice Vote” occurring from Wednesday, March 20 through Friday, March 22, 2019. An Awards Ceremony is being held on Monday, April 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA.

The Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) developed the program and it has spread across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania over the past five years. The program is funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development’s Training-to-Career grant, part of Governor Tom Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative.

For more information about the WSCM Video Contest, visit What’s So Cool About Manufacturing

For more information about DVIRC, visit Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center  (Greater Philadelphia)

For more information about MRC, visit Manufacturers Resource Center (Lehigh Valley)


Demco Automation Sponsors Regional Manufacturing Summit

Register to attend the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Manufacturing Summit XVIII

The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Manufacturing Summit XVIII

February 8, 2019 – The topic of the 18th in the series by the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is “Making Robots & Automation Easy”. This event for Lehigh Valley manufacturers will focus on the benefits and advantages to automating with robots and other types of equipment.

Two panels will be participating to detail implementation of automated equipment on the manufacturing floor providing two viewpoints within this important and relevant topic.

– Panel #1 includes companies that provide automation, robotics, and related services.

– Panel #2 includes companies that have already implemented equipment in their facilities.

President & CEO of Demco Automation, Stephen Maund will be one of the panelists in Panel #1 stating, “Advancements in robotic technology, control systems, and a wide selection of standardized components are enabling manufacturers to automate production steps that were either too expensive or too complex not that long ago.”

To view the event poster visit Making Robotics & Automation Easy

For more information and to register, please visit Manufacturers Summit XVIII

For more information about the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, please visit GLVCC


In the News – Demco Automation working with regional Schools, Colleges, & Universities through Work Experience

Robot programming by one of Demco Automation’s cooperative education students from LCTI in 2018.

January 24, 2019 – Demco Automation was one of three local manufacturers interviewed for an article that highlights how manufacturers take advantage of working with students through internships, cooperative education, and other hands-on career experiences.

AEDC News, “Getting ahead through hands-on career experience in manufacturing” – by the Allentown Economic Development Corporation

Arguably the best way to prepare someone to enter the manufacturing field is through early training in the workforce. That can come in the form of an internship, cooperative education program, pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship. These programs provide students with the chance to use the skills they learned at a career and technical school or community college under the direction and guidance of a mentor.

We spoke with three local manufacturers taking advantage of these programs to learn about their experiences, and how the programs benefit them as well as the students…

– Read the entire article at: Getting ahead through hands-on career experience in manufacturing


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