Proos and Contour Advanced Systems form Strategic Alliance to Deploy Material Handling Systems Globally

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Proos, a leading US-based material handling company specializing in chute systems, shelving systems, and automated machines, announces a strategic alliance with Contour Advanced Systems, an engineered systems company based in Varsseveld Netherlands. This partnership marks a significant milestone in both companies' efforts to enhance their global reach and offer comprehensive material handling solutions on a larger scale.
Through this strategic alliance, Proos gains exclusive rights to deploy Contour Advanced Systems' innovative material handling solutions across the United States. This collaboration allows Proos to leverage Contour's cutting-edge technologies and engineering expertise to further enhance its product offerings and better serve its global customers by deploying proven technologies in North America.
Contour Advanced Systems will have the exclusive opportunity to deploy Proos' designs in the European Union. By integrating Proos' solutions into its portfolio, Contour aims to strengthen its presence in the EU market and provide customers with a broader range of high-quality material handling solutions tailored to their specific needs.
"We are thrilled to announce this strategic alliance with Contour Advanced Systems," said Tyler McCoy, CEO of Proos. "This collaboration represents a significant step forward in our mission to deliver innovative solutions to our customers. Contour’s portfolio of smart material handling designs is a great compliment to Proos’ existing base of solutions. We are confident that this partnership allows us to offer unparalleled value to our customers across North America." 
"We are excited to partner with Proos and expand our presence in the US market," said Eric J.W. Klaassen, CEO of Contour Advanced Systems. "Proos' reputation for delivering high-quality material handling solutions aligns perfectly with our commitment to innovation and excellence. By joining forces, we will be able to offer customers in the European Union access to Proos' cutting-edge systems while strengthening our position as a leading provider of engineered material handling solutions." 
The strategic alliance between Proos and Contour Advanced Systems is expected to drive mutual growth and innovation, empowering both companies to better serve their customers and capitalize on new opportunities in the global material handling industry.
About Proos Manufacturing
Proos Manufacturing is a leading provider of high-quality material handling solutions powered by over 100 years of proven dedication, creativity, and knowledge. With a commitment to designing and manufacturing innovative custom-engineered solutions, Proos has been serving a diverse range of industries from parcel delivery to retail across North America since its establishment in 1919. Specializing in chutes, shelving, workstations, and mech-lite automation, Proos offers a wide range of state-of-the-art in-house services to meet each client’s unique needs. Learn more by visiting
About Contour Advanced Systems BV
Contour Advanced Systems BV is a system integrator for engineered solutions, active in high-end markets like Defense, Data/ICT storage, Battery storage, and Intralogistics. With its broad experience, and over 100 years of existence, Contour has been able to develop a dedicated portfolio for the intralogistics market. Ranging from configure-to-order smart chutes to straightforward direct drop systems, as well as modular picking stations and highly effective sustainable designs.
For further comment, please reach out to Proos CEO Tyler McCoy at or to Contour via Business Developer Jacco Lemmen at

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