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Press Release – Production Resources Inc. (PRI) joins forces with Colt Automation Ltd.

July 5th, 2023 — Colt Automation Ltd. is proud to announce an exciting new alliance with Production Resources Inc. (PRI) of Franklin, Tennessee.


Over the past 34 years, PRI has established itself as one of the top specialized distributors of metal stamping, conveying, and press safety equipment in the industry, serving various US markets including: the Mid Atlantic, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia regions.


“PRI have long term relationships with their customers, supplying quality products with a team of very knowledgeable sales consultants” says Stuart Cordrey VP of Sales – Colt Automation

PRI’s collective expertise, knowledgeable sales agents and positive enthusiasm within the MetalForming & Stamping industry was seen as a huge asset in expanding Colt Automation’s portfolio of coil processing feed line equipment.


“We see a great opportunity to partner with Colt, they are a very well-respected Feed line Equipment Manufacturer” says Chris Jones VP – PRI


Colt Automation Ltd. (est. 1965) has become a trusted name and industry leader in long lasting, high efficiency coil processing feed line equipment and technology. Colt has delivered press room solutions for every trend, challenge and innovation the coil processing industry has seen over the years. These years of expertise, engineering science & software fabrication implementation and team of forward-thinking experts has held Colt to the highest standard, thus delivering equipment that lasts the test of time.


Colt Automation manufactures: Full Feed Lines (conventional configuration, cradle & space savers) as well as individual equipment including:

Uncoilers/Reels/Winders (traveling or fixed)
Coil Cars (traveling or fixed) & Coil Upenders
Straighteners (Straightener-Feeder combos) for all material including AHSS
• Electronic Servo Roll Feeders
• Cradles, Cradle Straighteners
• Coil Tail Control Technologies & Material Strip Support (ie. electromagnetic conveyor Micro Feeders, etc.) Shears, Conveyors


Colt Automation would like to welcome PRI and all of its staff/affiliates to the Colt family and look forward to a strong, impactful relationship, building into the future together.


For more insight on Production Resources Inc., please visit:

Colt Automation Ltd.
Email: 905-625-6600


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