about us
a new approach to automation technology
Our goal at RAMP is to be a technical resource for our customers, as a “Technology Developer” we become an integral part of their success in the marketplace. Using a proven business approach, we have become the trusted source for providing operational stability, peak production system performance and product reliability.
RAMP’s highly experienced team of talented and skilled automation professionals are committed to our customers’ success. Our dedication to quality, safety and hard results is our promise each and every day.

At RAMP our core competencies include

  • Minimizing/mitigating risk
  • Factory automation systems and robot integration
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Data acquisition and reporting (SCADA)
  • A deep understanding of advanced manufacturing
  • Diverse industry experience
  • Scalable project leadership and management
  • Business case understanding and comprehensive project requirements
  • Innovative design solutions and simplicity in maintenance and support
  • Ability to execute and implement

Core value driven

RAMP Inc. is strategically located in SouthWestern Ontario, one of North America’s leading robotic integration and automation clusters. We are surrounded by a healthy technology community that includes trade schools and universities and an industry-leading robotic cooperative learning center at Conestoga College.

Our employees are talented tradespeople, toolmakers, designers, automation integrators and professional project managers with a wealth of experience in maintaining, optimizing, building and harnessing the power of automation for small, medium and enterprise customers.

We started with a simple purpose: to help clients get more from their automation investment. We now design and build complete automation systems: from robotic handling to special purpose custom machinery and complex multi-station automated systems.

At RAMP, our core values are:

■ Committed to Customer Success
■ Dedicated to Quality
■ Accountable to Results

■ Promoting Teamwork
■ Uncompromising Integrity
■ Priority to Safety

Our Mission

Be accountable to customer success by providing technical solutions and resources with a commitment to quality and integrity.

Our Experience

At RAMP we have acquired experience in many areas of automation technology, systems  integration and machine building. Our team has experience building custom automation and robot systems integration for automotive, consumer and healthcare industries to computer electronics and medical device assembly systems.

Our Vision

Be the trusted source for advancing technology.

Management Team

Ken McDonald

Manufacturing Manager
Ken has extensive experience as a toolmaker / integrator in the field of manufacturing, assembly and commissioning of large scale custom built automation for a wide variety of industries. He is passionate about service and performance optimization and other types of manufacturing equipment.

Tom Nitsche

President and General Manager
Tom has a background in the tool and die trade, focusing on manufacturing and automation integration. This experience, as well as leadership roles and business sense, provides a solid background for an automation company and understanding customer needs.

Steve Gugeler

Director of Engineering,
Steve applies his engineering, controls and software experiences in assembly and testing automation across all manufacturing sectors. Data driven with a passion for results, he leads teams to simple solutions for complex automation system problems.

Mike Cybulski

Director of Business Development
Mike has a vast experience in various leadership roles for automation companies across North America and has a refreshing, common sense approach to automated solutions for his customers.

Michael Balzan

Michael's understanding of the automation life cycle and the manufacturing business ensures that customer's requirements are identified and satisfied. With excellent communication and proven leadership skills, he provides end users with a high value proposition and confidence in a successful program outcome.

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