milestones
1980
1983

March of 1983, Genesis Systems Group is started by Richard Litt, Rich Mattheis, and John Higby in Rock Island, Illinois

Initial robotic systems offerings in Agriculture & Construction

First System sold to agricultural customer nicknamed “The Monster”

1984

First robot system sold outside the Quad Cities to Smith and Davis (St. Louis area)

1986

First expansion and facility is moved from Rock Island, IL to Davenport, IA

First robotic touch sense, seam tracking solutions are installed in Dubuque, IA

First Invert Mount Robot

1988

Genesis full time Service & Training Department is established

1989

Acquired FabSpec, a positioner company, specializing in tilt rotation positioners

First real-time vision guided robot from Automatix installed

First automotive customer

Genesis Versa System pre-engineered robot workcell is introduced

First system installed in Canada

1990
1992

First Genesis Robot System installed in China

1994

Expansion of Versa standard products to include Versa 4M Ferris Wheel

1995

24/7 Customer Service Hotline is initiated

1996

First large automated program consisting of 7 robotic systems for automotive customer

Acquired FAM Robotics

1997

Genesis hosts International Ambassador tour with co-host Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley

Genesis receives the prestigious Small Business of the Year Award from Quad City Chamber of Commerce

Expansion to current headquarter location in Davenport, IA

Established Industrial and Automotive business units

1998

Davenport, IA facility is expanded to include additional manufacturing and office space

1999

First Genesis robot system installed in Europe

Genesis introduces center mount robot systems

2000
2000

Versa Systems enhanced with laser compatibility

2002

Genesis New Dimension Tooling established to optimize in house tooling capabilities

2003

Genesis Compact Robot Zone (CRZ) Systems are designed to focus on lean manufacturing for new domestic automotive customers

2004

Acquisition of Dimensional Tooling Solutions (DTS) software company

Variation Simulation Analysis (VSA) is introduced

Genesis installs system 2000

2008

Genesis intelligenceCENTER™, a remote production monitoring system is introduced

2009

Genesis introduces virtual reality solution to provide solutions in 3D immersive environment

Genesis expands services with weld distortion analysis solutions

Robotic non-destructive inspection solution to Aerospace market

2010
2010

Creation of Advanced Materials Processing (AMP) group to focus on Aviation, Space, and Defense

Large rail project features Genesis robotic spot-welding gantry-based solution

2011

Joint venture with Genesis-ICESA in Mexico

2012

Founder & Chairman Richard Litt receives the Engelberger Robotics Award, the robotic industry’s highest honor

Genesis Systems Group Japan established

2013

Genesis was recognized by the The Network: Young Professionals of the Quad Cities as the 2013 Best Place to Work

Small Business Excellence Award received

2014

Expanded to Versa Factory for additional manufacturing and vertical integration

Laser processing solutions expanded with Laser Seam Stepper

2015

Genesis purchases 3DG to implement immersive technology

Expanded Training Center and dedicated space to our Automated Solution Center (ASC) & Virtual Solution Center (VSC)

2017

Genesis Systems Group Mexico is established

2018

Acquired by IPG Photonics

Genesis Connected Manufacturing Suit is introduced

Celebrating 35 years of excellence

Present

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4,900+

Robotic System Installations

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6,500+

Robots Integrated

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Workcells in 42 States & 17 Countries

Countries We’ve Sold In:

Countries We've Sold In:

  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Australia
  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • Scotland
  • England
  • Thailand
  • Russia
  • Poland
  • India
  • Japan
  • Czech Republic
  • Singapore
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