Pilz Automation Safety Canada of Mississauga, ON, has signed agreements with Wesco Distribution Canada and Cowper Automation to expand the distribution of its safe automation technology.
The distribution partner agreement with Wesco brings the Pilz product portfolio added Canada-wide coverage through 130 locations and 4 distribution centres located in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal.
“We are excited to work with such a renowned distribution partner. The Pilz products and service offerings fit perfectly in the automation mix of Wesco,” says Andreas Sobotta, CEO and GM of Pilz Canada.
Michael Gross, VP and general manager of Wesco, states “We are pleased about our partnership with Pilz and are eager to help expand the Pilz product portfolio in our market.”
Cowper will help Pilz to cover Eastern Canada through its 5 locations: Kingston, London and Markham in Ontario, Montreal in Quebec and Saint John in New Brunswick.
“Cowper is very pleased to partner with Pilz, another family owned automation business with a long history of providing high quality automation solutions,” says Gren Cowper, president of Cowper Automation.
“Their safety expertise and innovation fit very well in our sales approach — Application Appropriate Solutions. Our valued customers and prospects will benefit from this strategic partnership with PILZ as we offer the best automation safety solutions available.”
Sobotta adds, “Cowper is a great fit for our growth strategy. Their customers are potentially our customers. Cowper has a highly specialized team that will help our mutual customers finding high-quality valuable solutions for their automation applications.”