ZAYTRAN, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high performance automation products, grippers and welding locators. The company is headquartered in Elyria, Ohio, USA.
ZAYTRAN was founded in 1980 to provide the market with large capacity hydraulic valves. The standardization of castings and CNC Cell Machining permitted ZAYTRAN to efficiently deliver this class of products to hydraulic integrators. The founding team is best known for having started Manatrol, now a division of Parker Hannifin.
In 1984 the company shifted focus from valves to automation products with the introduction of precision grippers and actuators. Currently ZAYTRAN holds the number one market share in several automotive product lines as well as the production of integrated circuits.
Since its inception ZAYTRAN has specialized in the development of products that are able to serve extreme environments or requirements but are priced to compete with the generic brands.
ZAYTRAN’s significant customer base is comprised of automation integrators who work in every major industry from hard disk fabrication to aircraft manufacturing.
In the Semiconductor segment, ZAYTRAN is the only manufacturer of a Class-1 cleanroom gripper that can tolerate hydrofluoric acid baths.
In the Automotive segment, ZAYTRAN products have been used by all major integrators for Chrysler, Ford, and GM product lines. Thousands of LSAs have been shipped since 1996 without an application failure.