Automation Intl. acquires Hess Industries' rim and wheel intellectual property

October 21, 2013

Automation Intl. Inc., Danville, Ill., has acquired Hess Industries’ rim and wheel intellectual property. Hess Industries was located in Niles, Mich., and ceased operations in June 2012.

Automation Intl. designs and manufactures a variety of automated, flexible welding and forming systems, from single machines to complete production lines. The company also designs and manufactures custom welding systems using spot, seam, projection, flash butt, and arc welding for the automotive, agriculture, aerospace, military, construction, furniture, and appliance industries.