For over 60 years we have designed and built systems for the world's most renowned innovators.
From automated manufacturing of life saving medical devices, to safely dismantling Chernobyl, sending rockets into deep space, and adaptive manufacturing of aerospace components, for over 60 years PAR has been designing ingenious solutions that bring our customers’ innovations to life. With expertise in highly regulated and precision industries of Life Sciences, Aerospace, and Nuclear, we design and integrate engineered systems for the world’s most renowned visionaries.
PAR Systems partners with our customers to meet their project needs at any scale including pre-automation proof of concept studies, robotic work cell production, fully integrated automation systems and post-implementation service and support. Our diverse application capabilities span across automated assembly, advanced manufacturing and critical handling solutions. We leverage expertise from our highly technical staff, market intelligence, and our unique synergy across industries. This combination enables us to continuously apply leading edge technologies that help our customers gain competitive advantage and produce first-of-a-kind innovations. As a global leader in intelligent manufacturing, we have delivered and supported over 3,000 systems in 30+ countries around the world.
PAR Systems was created as a spin-off of General Mills with focus on remote manipulators and nuclear fuel handling
Additional core capabilities were introduced including XR gantry robots, large custom robotic systems, and the CIMROC robot controller
Invested in innovating marine and aerospace solutions through automated robotic systems, multi-axis waterjet systems, and standard robotic equipment
Integrated Ederer’s 100 years of specialty crane design and manufacturing experience with PAR’s remote handling and robotics experience
New platforms to offer to our customers in military and naval material handling capabilities
We moved to Shoreview, MN, still our home today, to allow capacity for continued growth
Friction Stir Welding technology increases depth of capabilities in space, aerospace, defense, nuclear and transportation industries
Increased depth of expertise in automated equipment platforms for medical device and small part assembly applications
Merged innovations in material handling and advanced crane motion control with existing capabilities
PAR Systems was acquired by The Pohlad Companies, a privately held portfolio of businesses and investments spanning a variety of industries
We do what’s right, always.
(Integrity and Courage)
Our strength is realized through different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
(Inclusion and Empathy)
We play to win.
(Drive and Purpose)
We know where we’re going and how we’ll get there.
(Focus and Communication)
(Curiosity and Preparation)