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US Senator Amy Klobuchar Tours PAR Systems  Corporate Campus

SAINT PAUL, MN, January 8, 2023 – In a testament to the innovative strides being made in automated manufacturing processes, US Senator Amy Klobuchar visited PAR Systems, a leading engineering and automation solutions provider. The Senator gained firsthand insights into the groundbreaking work PAR Systems is undertaking at its manufacturing facility.

PAR Systems stands at the forefront of designing and integrating engineered systems for global leaders in various industries. From automating the production of life-saving medical devices to collaborating on initiatives for cleaner energy, the company has demonstrated its commitment to pushing the boundaries of technological advancements.

The distinguished visit by Senator Klobuchar showcased PAR Systems’ role in advancing manufacturing technologies for next-generation troop transport vehicles as well as supporting safe solutions for modular nuclear power and historic space exploration efforts. With over 60 years of expertise in highly regulated and precision industries, PAR Systems has consistently delivered ingenious solutions that bring its customers’ innovations to life.

Senator Amy Klobuchar standing with PAR Systems leaders

Pictured from left to right: Karla Leis- President and CEO of PAR Systems, US Senator Amy Klobuchar, Ben Hawn- COO of Pohlad Companies, Tom Pohlad- Executive Chair of Pohlad Companies

US Senator Amy Klobuchar visiting PAR Systems lab space

“We were honored to welcome Senator Amy Klobuchar to our headquarters,” said Karla Leis, President and CEO at PAR Systems. “Her visit underscored the importance of technological innovation in shaping the future of industries. We appreciated showcasing our contributions to automated manufacturing processes and the impact our solutions have on critical sectors, from healthcare to space launch to safer vehicles for our troops.”

PAR Systems takes pride in its role as a key player in advancing technology to address global challenges. The company’s expertise spans diverse sectors, contributing to the realization of groundbreaking initiatives and pioneering advancements that make a lasting impact.

The tour provided Senator Klobuchar with a comprehensive understanding of PAR Systems’ contributions to cutting-edge technology and its commitment to driving progress across various domains.

About PAR Systems

PAR Systems is an automation solutions provider that designs and integrates high precision, automated, and robotic solutions. The company serves a variety of industries including life science, aerospace, nuclear, and marine among others. PAR uses its extensive knowledge and unique synergy across industries to meet project needs at any scale including pre-automation proof of concept studies, robotic work cell production, design and build of fully integrated automation systems and post-implementation service and support.

Founded in 1961, PAR Systems employs over 500 people and has innovated over 8,000 systems in over 30 countries around the globe. In 2017 PAR was acquired by the Pohlad Companies, a privately held portfolio of businesses and investments spanning a variety of industries. Company headquarters for PAR Systems is in Shoreview, MN, USA, where it is currently expanding and positioned for future growth. To learn more, visit the company’s website at




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Tracy Sherk
Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications
PAR Systems