Meet Drew Scholten: Koops Fabrication Department Employee

Drew Scholten works in our Fabrication Department. Learn more about him, where his love for welding came from and why he enjoys working at Koops in this employee highlight blog.   Q: What location do you work at? A:  I work in the Fabrication Department in Holland, Michigan.   Q: How many years have you been at Koops? A: I have worked at Koops for about 3 years.   Q:… Read more »

Meet Brooke Jeries: Koops Controls Programming Engineer

In this employee spotlight blog, gain some special insights into the daily work of a Controls Programming Engineer.  Find out what makes her tick, and why she enjoys working at Koops. Q: What is your name and what location do you work at? A: My name is Brooke and I am a Controls Programming Engineer at Koops in Holland.   Q: How many years have you been at Koops? A: I… Read more »

Koops Participates in Winterim with Holland Christian

We were honored to take part in a great program through Holland Christian High School called Winterim. This is a week-long program, outside of traditional curriculum, at Holland Christian High School that allows students to be exposed to new ideas, explore potential careers and learn new life skills. Students can choose between taking two mini-courses or taking part in an internship. We partnered with JMS Incorporated on one of the… Read more »

Meet our Mechanical Engineering Employee: Jamison Vande Ree

It’s time to meet another great team member of Koops! Get to know Jamison Vande Ree an employee in our mechanical engineering department in this employee blog spotlight. Q: What location do you work at? A: I work in the Mechanical Engineering department of Koops in Holland as a Crew Lead. Q: How many years have you been at Koops? A: I started in April of 2013 so I’m coming… Read more »

Koops Technology Attentiveness Team

Keeping up to date with technology is important to every business, even those that are not considered a “tech” company. You need to stay current in order to get the most out of the technology you have and to keep abreast of emerging trends. Here at Koops, we are always looking for ways to improve our methods and utilize the latest advances in technology. That is why we have created… Read more »

Meet our Sales and Marketing Employee: Mike Slager

Welcome to our first employee spotlight blog! In this installment, you will get to know Mike Slager, who serves as our Sales and Marketing Lead in our Holland location. Q: How many years have you been at Koops? A: I have been at Koops just over 2 years. Q: Where did you receive your education? A: I am a proud alumni of Calvin College. Q: What do you enjoy most… Read more »

What We Need to Quote your Next Project

When you have a manufacturing process you want automated, you look to an expert in factory automation systems to provide you with guidance.  Koops has the ability to provide the best solutions to meet your requirements. Incorporating best of class technology and a team of talented professionals, our innovative solutions will exceed your expectations. Now that you know who to call, what are the first steps? We have put together… Read more »

Cobots vs Robots: What’s the Difference?

You have probably heard of cobots, as they are a growing trend in today’s automation manufacturing industries. Cobots, or collaborative robots work in partnership with employees. Unlike traditional industrial robots, cobots are designed to work with humans and not for humans. Although gaining popularity, many people do not fully understand the differences between cobots and robots. 4 Key Differences of Cobots Partnership with Humans: A cobot can act as an… Read more »

Top Reasons You Will Love Koops Service and Support Team

We know you are under constant pressure to drive productivity and minimize downtime. Whether you need technical support, on-site engineering help, or worker training, we have you covered. Koops has a dedicated service and support team to help you with all of your ongoing needs. Our goal and desire are to help you keep your capital investment running at peak performance. What makes Koops Service and Support Team Great? On-site… Read more »

6 Benefits of Assembly Process from Automation Systems

Technology has made major advancements for almost every industry. Manufacturing is certainly one of those industries. The assembly process is one area that has seen significant changes. Automation from these technological advances has been key to business operation and efficiency for many years. Is your business taking advantage of all the benefits that automation can bring to your assembly process? Koops has built many types of assembly systems for manufacturers… Read more »