Posted in News on October 22, 2020

Company investing nearly $445 thousand in upgrades, including more manufacturing capacity

10/22/2020 // HOLLAND, MICH – Koops Automation Systems is investing $445,260 in capital improvements to remodel their facility at 881 Productions Place in Holland, MI. Lakeshore Advantage, the local economic development organization that assists employers with growth opportunities in Ottawa and Allegan counties, worked with the company to connect them with local resources to support their growth. This is the third expansion project in Holland for Koops Automation Systems in the past four years. 
“Koops has multiple locations nationally, and their continued choice to invest in their Holland headquarters demonstrates their commitment to the region, their confidence in our local workforce and their continued success in West Michigan,” said Jennifer Owens, President of Lakeshore Advantage. “Koops’ culture and manufacturing technology expertise are among the benefits that make them an employer of choice and it’s our pleasure to assist them with their growth.” 
Koops Automation Systems is remodeling 4,000 square feet to create a larger open workspace environment, add a lunchroom and accommodate machinery that will increase and diversify their in-house manufacturing capabilities. 
“We are excited for the opportunity to outfit the office area at one of our Holland facilities, enabling us to free up space for our continued growth,” said Paul Brinks, Koops’ President and CEO. “The Koops team has been patiently waiting for this much needed upgrade, which has been made possible by our community partners.”
The City of Holland is offering local support for this growing company in the form of a 12-year Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption. 
“Koops is a terrific employer, providing their employees and our residents with solid pay and benefits, along with contributing in other ways to our community,” said Keith Van Beek, Holland City Manager. “Koops is a prime example of manufacturing excellence in Holland, and we are pleased to support their continued growth in our community.”
Koops Automation Systems is an established employee-owned company which designs,  builds, and integrates automation systems.