The Jervis B. Webb Company, with World Headquarters located in Farmington Hills, Michigan, is a subsidiary of Daifuku Co. Ltd., Japan and is engaged in the design, manufacture, installation, and support of a large variety of integrated material handling systems.
The Webb Company was established in 1919 by Jervis B. Webb, a young graduate engineer and native of Detroit, Michigan. From a modest beginning, in offices located above a cut-rate jewelry store on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, the Webb Company has evolved to become a leader in the field of material handling system design and manufacture with a worldwide reputation for innovation and excellence.
For over 90 years, the Jervis B. Webb Company has been an innovator and a pioneer in the material handling industry. In fact, it was Jervis B. Webb who supplied Henry Ford with the chain conveyors that comprised the world's first automated assembly lines. Through the years, the Jervis B. Webb Company has continued its mission to engineer, manufacture, and installs material handling systems that increase productivity and flexibility while decreasing lead time and inventory requirements.