PRAB is metalworking’s leading manufacturer of automated metal scrap processing equipment, coolant recycling equipment, conveyors, and industrial wastewater treatment solutions. Global headquarters is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan (USA) where we employ skilled-trades in a plant spanning more than 114,000 square feet. We will remain a leader by continuing to help our customers stay competitive by meeting their needs with durable and reliable equipment to manage and get the most value from their metalworking waste streams.
We are a privately-held company with a history that spans 65 years. We operate in a collaborative, hands-on work environment. The decisions you make today can have an impact on our company and our customers tomorrow. Everyone from the CEO to the shipping manager works together with the goal of providing the best equipment and service to our customers.
Our company is part of KMC Global, a group of companies brought together for our similarities and unique differences. Our sister companies, along with our own division, offer room for position and location growth and development. The path can be as unique as the individual.
PRAB engineering knowledge is the result of our extensive experience in the industry and thousands of scrap handling equipment installations for the world’s leading OEMs and suppliers- each designed for the customer’s specific application and requirements. We are committed to quality engineering, problem solving, testing, servicing and improving metal scrap management processes and industrial wastewater recycling in a variety of industrial industries including automotive, aerospace, electronics, defense, energy, and more.
PRAB engineers and manufacturing staff do not just pull a previous idea off the shelf. The decision process starts by getting to know the processes, goals, requirements, and listening to the needs of each individual business. Our engineers will then work to design and build the best solution for you to manage your metalworking waste in a way that’s most beneficial- to ensure every hour of our customers’ production is optimized, so they can work more efficiently than ever, with no unplanned downtime and minimum operating cost.
We drive continuous improvement through the PRAB Production System with a blend of lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles with a laser focus on the needs of our customers.
We are culturally centered on the belief that our customers are our long-term business partners; achieving the goals of their business is the reason we must deliver on ours. Typically, customers who invest in PRAB equipment have a short return on investment and realize the benefits of a 20+ year equipment life span.
PRAB is with you from concept to installation, and then long after for ongoing support or parts. We handle every aspect of customer care with zero outsourcing and a 100% operational guarantee, known as the PRAB Performantee®. PRAB stands behind each piece of equipment. We put our equipment experts to work for you around the clock with our 24/7 direct access line, so that you can stay running efficiently, to give your business the competitive advantage it deserves.
To be a sustainable company that makes a difference in people’s lives by being profitable through ethical business practices.
PRAB, Inc. will be an excellent company where our customers brag about doing business with us and we are proud to have our family and friends work here.
PRAB, Inc. will provide our customers with superior solutions to their scrap handling, wastewater treatment, fluid filtration and coolant recycling requirements by having excellent application knowledge, equipment, customer service and support.
“We sleep well at night.” By that we mean we do the right thing to the best of our ability. We treat our customers, representatives, employees, and suppliers fairly and honestly, always maintaining the highest level of integrity. We strive to provide our customers with excellent equipment and a relationship that meets or exceeds their expectations. We promise to provide our employees a safe and pleasant working environment free of harassment and discrimination, with competitive wages and benefits, and opportunities for training and personal growth. We encourage employee involvement in outside activities that benefit family and community.