JR Automation sale goes through

The JR Automation Technologies plant in Stevensville is pictured in 2017. The company sale to Hitachi, based in Tokyo, has been finalized.

STEVENSVILLE — The parent company of JR Automation Technologies finally reached a deal to sell the company to a Japan-based corporation for $1.425 billion.

Crestview Partners announced Monday that it completed the sale of JR Automation Technologies to Hitachi Ltd. in a news release.