About Richard Greene Company

The Richard Greene Company was established in 1958 as a manufacturer’s representative, selling timers and sensing products. We transitioned into a distributor of industrial control products during the 1970’s.

St. Louis Headquarters


  • Company founded. 1958 Richard Greene Company was formed as a Manufacturers' Representative group in the family basement
  • WATLOW. Since 1958 Richard Greene has represented and distributed WATLOW products as they developed thermal solutions for semiconductor processing, environmental chambers, energy processes, diesel emissions, medical and food service equipment.
  • Additional lines. Early 1970s timers, counters, relays and sensors were added including Eagle Signal, Gould, Photoswitch, and Pepperl + Fuchs
  • Stocking distributor. Richard Greene became a stocking distributor with offices in St. Louis and opened Lenexa, Kansas in the early 70s
  • Facility expansion. A move to the 7,500 sq. ft. facility on Research Boulevard in 1977 supported expanding customer development
  • Key Management addition. 1978 Rich Greene joined the company and is currently president
  • Line expansion. Banner Engineering and Omron Electronics were added in the late 1980s
  • Sales Management. 1997 Tom Wentz joined the company and is the current Sales Manager
  • Second facility expansion. By 1998, success with current customers and future growth plans prompted a move to the current 16,000 sq. ft. corporate office and distribution center on Kahlmeyer Drive, St. Louis
  • Demonstration Lab. The Automation Engineering Lab featuring robotics, automation, advanced sensing is completed at the St. Louis headquarters in 2018
  • In-house and Field Support Team. Experienced Application Specialists and Application Engineers continue their long tenures and new industry experienced engineers join the company with the strong attributes of:
    • Problem Solving
    • New Product Update Information Flow
    • Customized Training
    • Engineering Services


Richard Greene has expanded the Training Facility to include well attended Half Day Sessions in St. Louis and Lenexa on topics from Safety to Wireless.


Explore the new Automation Engineering Lab for robot demonstrations, proof of concept, control scheme building, safety design, laser measuring, and vision identification & inspection.

Contact us at 314-423-8989 to have a personalized demonstration unique to your team's needs.


Today we distribute some of the finest brand names used in manufacturing. But our biggest asset are the people who work here. We have years of experience in applying the products we sell. And we maintain an on-going training program to ensure you can get expert advice in the application of our products. We can help you succeed!

Our areas of expertise include: Thermal SystemsMotion ControlIndustrial ControlSafety SystemsSensors.

Lenexa Kansas Office

If you need to count, time, sense, sort, monitor, position, measure, switch, control, sequence, program, protect, move, heat, inspect, display, communicate, sort or light, give us a call!

We help you improve your process!

Learn more about the outstanding products that we represent. Contact the experts at Richard Greene Company by phone at 800-525-4039.

St. Louis, MO

Richard Greene
10742 Kahlmeyer Drive
St Louis, MO 63132
Phone: (314) 423-8989
Fax: (314) 423-1399

Kansas City, KS

Richard Greene
8200 Marshall Drive
Lenexa, KS 66214
Phone: (913) 492-6886
Fax: (913) 894-9769

Des Moines, IA

Ramco Innovations
1207 Maple St
PO Box 65310
West Des Moines IA, 50265
Phone: (515) 225-6933
Toll Free: (800) 328-6236
Or: (800) 280-6933
Fax: (515) 225-0063

Lincoln, NE

Ramco Innovations
5900 N. 58th Street
Suite 2
Lincoln, NE 68507
Phone: (402) 467-4041
Toll Free: (888) 304-7629
Fax: (402) 467-4072

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