Festo names new distributors
EP Editorial Staff | January 31, 2014
Festo has named three new western-states distributors, including Denver-based Consolidated Parts, Inc. for Colorado product distribution, Salt Lake City-based Pro Automation, Inc. for Utah, and Custom Fluid Power, located in Nampa, Idaho, for distribution of Festo products in parts of Idaho, Oregon, and the state of Montana. In addition, the company has named Iowa Fluid Power, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, its newest product distributor to the IFP customer base in Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Texas, as well as selected counties in western Illinois and Missouri. In addition to IFP’s sales staff, the company employs 17 engineers. IFP’s approach offers a greater level of design, documentation, and state-of-the-art solutions to meet its customer’s needs.
“The best distributors in automation today have advanced parts stocking and distribution systems in place as well as the engineering expertise to help customers quickly identify optimum solutions,” said Bill Oliver, Head of Festo US Distribution. “These distributors invest in training their personnel and instilling a culture of service. We know that Festo products are in exemplary hands with Consolidated Parts, Pro Automation, and Custom Fluid Power.”
Consolidated Products has served Colorado machinery manufacturers and automation end users with parts and engineering services for more than 65 years in such fields as packaging, robotics/palletizing, oil and gas, mining, solar, and material handling. The company also serves automation system integrators. Consolidated Products is an Automation Solutions Provider member of the Association for High Technology Distribution.
Pro Automation is a full-line stocking distributor of industrial automation components. With more than 14 years of experience in the Utah market, Pro Automation assists customers with sales and value added products and services. The company specializes in motion control and assembly solutions. Pro Automation serves such markets as material handling, automotive, printing/converting, furniture, aerospace, construction, life science, energy, recreation, transportation, and agriculture.
Consolidated Fluid Power is a full-line stocking distributor of fluid power components and accessories with more than 20 years experience. The company will distribute Festo products in Idaho, expect for the counties of Bonner and Boundary, the state of Montana, and in the Oregon counties of Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Union, and Wallowa. Consolidated Fluid Power assists customers with sales, design, and value added products and services in such markets as food processing, dairy and farm equipment, packaging, semi-conductor, timber, mining, and land transportation.
For more information on Festo, call 800-993-3786 and visit www.festo.com/us.