Partnerships & Associations


Yaskawa Motoman Robotics

Yaskawa Motoman RoboticsVersatech is a Select Motoman Strategic Partner, which deems Versatech a trusted and recommended robotics integrator that offers unique and specialized application expertise to meet your automation project needs.

Yaskawa Motoman Robotics has been passionate about automation for nearly 100 years.  With a rich history of automation solutions for their customers worldwide, Yaskawa Motoman continues to innovate through a comprehensive, customer-centered approach.  The result is a line of industrial robots and systems that increase efficiency, provide consistent quality, boost productivity and deliver outstanding ROI.

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Effingham County Chamber of Commerce

Effingham County Chamber of Commerce: Engaging Business and CommunityVersatech has been a member of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce since 2010.  Joe Forbes, Versatech Co-Owner, is the 2015 Chamber Board Chairman, was the Vice President of Workforce Development, and before that a regular Chamber Board Member.  Versatech has been an Event Sponsor for the Chamber’s Fall Social and involved with the Chamber Annual Business Recognition Gala, Golf Outings and Job Fairs.  The Chamber, in collaboration with area schools and local manufacturers, organizes the Manufacturing Day events each year for over 300 students of which Versatech hosts company tours and presentations to our future workforce.

The Chamber serves as our community’s hub and is the primary source of information that makes Effingham County a great place to live, work, grow, play, visit, prosper and raise a family.  They are recognized as the organization that moves our community forward. Through leadership, the resources they provide, and their welcoming attitude, they help build and sustain a strong, diversified business community that attracts the investment of commerce and consumers.  They provide information, advocacy, communication and a network that helps member businesses profit, grow and learn from one another.

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Lake Land College Center for Business & Industry

Lake Land College Center for Business and IndustryVersatech delivers Lean Manufacturing Training Workshops in collaboration with the Center for Business & Industry at Lake Land College.  Lake Land College is committed to helping local businesses remain in and thrive in our communities. The Center for Business & Industry partners with local companies to provide custom solutions based on those companies’ specific needs. They also deliver training programs such as Leadership Training, Manufacturing Skills I certificate program, and Manufacturing Reliability courses that complement Versatech’s menu of Lean Manufacturing courses. 


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Made In Illinois

Made In IllinoisFrom earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers who employ nearly 600,000 people and generate more than 13.5 percent of the GDP in Illinois.  Makers of some of the world's best known brands, they are supported by a rich network of suppliers and component manufacturers and staffed by the most productive workforce in the world. Illinois manufacturers are a significant driver of innovation and exports, and account for more investments in Research and Development than any other sector. 

IMEC, along with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have created this portal to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them.   In cities and towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.

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Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi ElectricVersatech is a qualified System Integrator for Mitsubishi Electric.  For Versatech customers, this ensures that we are trained and tested in providing product application development, start-up assistance and/or support.  As a system integrator, Versatech can supply world class solutions to various market segments.  Visit Mitsubishi Electric to see how Versatech and Mitsubishi can provide solutions for your company today.

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Danville Area Community College

Versatech partners with Danville Area Community College's Corporate and Community Education Department to provide custom training solutions for the college's industry and business customers.  Danville Area Community College Corporate and Community Education Department's goal is to enhance the economic well being of Danville and surrounding communities by offering high quality training that provides positive impacts for their clients.  Training courses Versatech delivers include the Lean Manufacturing Overview; Lean Certificate Series; Plant Layout and Lean Tools Training. 

Danville Area Community College is a host training organization for the National Safety Education Center, the National Safety Council and the Construction Safety Council. The Corporate and Community Education Department also provides leadership; human resource development; quality; and industrial hygiene/environmental training.

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