Culture of Innovation
Our unique track record of innovation and passion for excellence sets us apart as the world’s leader in automation. This comes from years of experience in helping many of the world’s most successful manufacturers with their new product launches, capacity expansions, and productivity improvement initiatives. Whether you need ATS to build custom automation globally or help you take advantage of our contract equipment manufacturing, we have the scale and resources to reduce costs and speed time to market.
Best in Class
We help you face your challenges in factory design and automation by following an innovative and thoroughly-tested process to provide best-in-class solutions:
We analyze our extensive technology portfolio to determine whether ATS can effectively meet all project requirements through our deep knowledge base and proprietary technology.
We integrate technology and expertise from our world-class suppliers, as necessary.
If the right tools don’t yet exist, we combine our creativity and expertise to bring them to life.
Bringing thousands of unique automation projects to market has helped us develop an extensive range of automation technology and experience.
Here are just a few examples:
Industry-Leading Vision Technology
Our popular ATS SmartVision™ technology uses programmable software to control virtually any industry-standard third-party camera and lighting system and perform high-precision part and defect identification, measurement, sorting, and robotic guidance.
Our core competency in high precision, sub-micron high accuracy integrated motion control, combined with vision guided motion, means that we can tackle even the most difficult applications. And, our experience in complying with CE and cGMP standards gives us the edge supplying full turnkey manufacturing solutions, regardless of location or market.
Material Handling Platforms
Here are just some of the automation technology solutions we use to deliver on our commitments.
Our ground-breaking ATS SuperTrak™ pallet conveyor, with its sophisticated controls package, delivers greater capability and flexibility, optimum performance, and overall higher return on your automation investment.
The ATS850™ cleanroom conveyor is designed for applications where high reliability, cleanliness, ESD control and non-contact queuing are process requirements. This asynchronous transport system is ideal for manufacturing environments in the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, disk drive, and flat panel display industries.
sortimat’s Discovery™ rotary indexing machine assembles market-ready products in large quantities and accommodates between 12 and 20 stations as standard. As well, the sortimat Jetwing™ linear assembly system lets you switch to a new product virtually overnight. And, the sortimat Spaceline™ chassis provides high performance and flexibility while meeting the most challenging manufacturing requirements.
Explore our Product Shop for a complete list of standard products and our Technology Portfolio for a look at some of our expertise.
ATS is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world's most successful companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation products and value-added services including pre-automation and after-sales services to address the sophisticated manufacturing automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in markets such as life sciences, chemicals, consumer products, electronics, food, beverage, transportation, energy, and oil and gas. Founded in 1978, ATS employs approximately 3,500 people at 23 manufacturing facilities and over 50 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA.