BRIGHTON, MI--Promess Inc., a manufacturer of in-process sensing devices and computer-numerically controlled electromechanical presses, has been named Supplier of the Year by The Owen Automation Group (Jackson, MI).

"Promess has allowed us to compete at a new level within our client base through its product development and application innovation," says John Burtka, president of Owen Machine & Tool Inc., which is part of The Owen Automation Group. "With its innovative engineering solutions, on-site training, application optimization and on-time delivery, Promess consistently stood out among our 60 suppliers."

The Owen Automation Group develops automated machinery for manufacturing and assembling products for OEMs and Tier 1 automotive suppliers.

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