DeGeest Steel Works is a metal fabrication company located in Tea, South Dakota. With a focus on large steel production weldments for Original Equipment Manufacturers across multiple industries, the company sought to bring automation to its finishing process for greater efficiency and to eliminate a growing bottleneck in production.
After a lengthy search, the company discovered Lesta near Milan, Italy. Knowing other North American manufacturers shared the same frustration, the two companies formed a new entity – LestaUSA.
Today, LestaUSA is a product manufactured and distributed by DeGeest Automation, which, along with DeGeest Steel Works, is a division of DeGeest Corporation. The company’s facility in Tea, South Dakota is home to LestaUSA, where robots are designed, built, and integrated for distribution across North America. Research and development are also done at this location.
Lesta Srl is a dynamic company that has made industrial painting and finishing robotics more accessible to manufacturers of all sizes.
Located in northwest Italy near Milan, Lesta Srl is a system integrator in the field of industrial automation, providing turnkey solutions to customers with over 400 Lesta robots in use and 12 sales and service offices throughout the world.
Some team members have been working with self-learning technology for over 30 years, using that knowledge to build Lesta’s unique technology from the ground up. Together, Lesta Srl and DeGeest Corporation form a collaborative environment where new and innovative solutions are continually being developed for general industry.