Newburyport, MA, UNITED STATES — BCA, Boston Conveyor and Automation, today announced its continued expansion in both customers and new employees.
BCA recently added “Kate’s Homemade Butter” to its expanding list of customers. BCA designed, built and deployed two robotic palletizing cells which will enable Kate’s to continue expanding and allow for more efficient plant operations. “In over 40 years of having equipment installed this was probably one of the best installs that we have ever had.” said Kate’s CEO Daniel Patry.
To support the expanding customer base the company has grown its employees by over 32% since February of 2021. In July, the company added additional employees in automation, mechanical and systems engineers and management.
“BCA has developed an integrated approach to automation, robotics and conveyance systems that has positioned the company for continued growth. The addition of Kate’s Homemade Butter as a customer and adding additional talented team members will enable us to continue to support our customers and build world-class solutions.” Said Jim Laverdiere, CEO of BCA.
Laverdiere said Market forces combined with changing customer needs have led to an expansion for all the companies’ services including, automation, robotics and integrated conveyor systems that are designed and manufactured at the companies Newburyport, MA location.
BCA is an American company providing automation, robotics and conveyor systems for the food & beverage, life sciences and general industry. With in-house engineering and manufacturing, BCA develops and implements automated systems that meet or exceed our customer’s goals for improved productivity and reduced costs.
Kate’s Homemade Butter is made fresh daily by the Patry family in beautiful Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Our proud dairy heritage dates back four generations, to the early 1900s in Minot, Maine. The slow-churn process, one batch at a time, is still used today at our modern facility in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. We want to give people the same natural, flavorful butter that we enjoyed in the ‘old days,’ when it was made fresh daily on the farm the way it should be. The Patry family is proud that the tradition of quality, freshness and flavor continues at Kate’s Homemade Butter