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Eclipse Automation announces expansion into North Carolina

CAMBRIDGE, Ont.—Cambridge, Ontario based Eclipse Automation Inc. today announced that it will be expanding its operations to Charlotte, North Carolina effective March 1st, 2014 under the name “Eclipse Automation Southeast, LLC.” The new facility is located in the Whitehall Technology Park in Charlotte, NC, U.S.A, and boasts 25,000 square feet of engineering and manufacturing space.

“We have recognized an expediential demand for our innovative custom automation solutions over the past three years and the need to expand our operations to better service our customers. We have not only identified the need to expand operations but the equally important requirement to bring our services closer to customers in the USA and we are pleased to announce the opening of Eclipse Automation SE which will continue to allow us to efficiently deliver our superior custom automation solutions throughout North America,” said Steve Mai, President/CEO of Eclipse Automation in Cambridge, ON.

Eric Nitsche, President of Eclipse Automation Southeast in Charlotte adds, “We are extremely confident that the Eclipse business model will flourish in the Southeastern US. The region continues to be vibrant and is poised for further growth. In the end, we want to ensure that this active manufacturing sector has ready access to Eclipse’s exceptional solutions and our people who deliver them.”

Since its founding in 2001, Eclipse Automation is a leading supplier of custom automated manufacturing equipment for the solar, health sciences, transportation, mining, consumer/industrial and telecommunications/electronic industries. Eclipse Automation partners with companies worldwide to build efficient and profitable assembly and testing operations.

Eclipse Automation presently operates from a vertically integrated ISO 9001 registered manufacturing site. With a workforce of over 150 employees in Cambridge, Eclipse provides in-house system design, fabrication, system integration and commissioning capability. Eclipse engineers and skilled trade’s people are experts in manufacturing technology including precision assembly, robot integration, welding and material handling technology.

Focused on establishing and maintaining long term relationships with our customers, Eclipse Automation’s end-to-end integration services encompass all phases of an automation program including pre-automation services, project management, and post installation support. Eclipse consultants assist customers in project planning, design for manufacturing and risk management. Eclipse offers comprehensive post installation support plans including training, spare parts management, process optimization, and long term service agreements.

The company will begin hiring for new positions in January 2014. Interested applicants are invited to visit the company’s career page at

If you would like more information, or to schedule an interview with Steve Mai or Eric Nitsche, please contact Tina Gallant at 1-519-620-1906 or fill in the form below.

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