Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) today announced the expansion of its Integrated Products Division to Greenville, South Carolina. ARA’s Integrated Products Division has a 40-year history in Vermont and will open a second office in the Sterling neighborhood of Greenville. The office will be home to several systems, software, electrical, and mechanical engineers, as well as program managers and buyers.
“As part of our strategic growth initiative we took a hard look at many cities across the country to expand our operations,” said Matthew Fordham, ARA division manager and vice president. “Greenville rose to the top thanks to its robust STEM workforce, quality of life, community, and proximity to many of our customers in the Southeast. We look forward to a bright future in Greenville.“
ARA’s Integrated Products Division’s primary focus is robotics and autonomy, security sensors, and geotechnical equipment represented by its brands: Otonos, Pathfinder, and Vertek, respectively. The division also has an advanced technology team dedicated to developing innovative solutions to complex problems. With a 63,000 sq.ft. manufacturing facility in Vermont, the division serves as a contract manufacturer for internal and external partners. Customers include the Department of Defense, NATO defense allies, state and local government agencies, research institutions, and public and private companies.