The arrangement brings together Mitsubishi Electric’s servo motors and control products with Bimba’s electric mechanical actuators.
The relationship will allow both companies to benefit from each other’s presence in the industrial marketplace, providing customers with the opportunity to acquire electric motion solutions from a single source.
Mitsubishi Electric, a global company with a strong presence in North America, provides automation solutions such as robots, human-machine interfaces, programmable logic controllers, servos and motion control products.
These products serve a wide range of applications and industries, such as manufacturing, food and beverage, and energy.
Bimba specialises in pneumatic, vacuum, hydraulic and electric mechanical motion products, and markets its solutions worldwide to original equipment manufacturers and end users in industries such as automotive, medical, food and packaging.
Robert Miller, senior manager, strategic alliance business development, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, says: “By combining our industrial automation products with Bimba’s advanced mechanical motion components, we are maximizing the functionality of our products for the benefit of our mutual customers.
“This collaboration reflects Mitsubishi Electric’s ongoing commitment to automation, productivity and value to production facilities.”
Ed Long, product manager, electric motion, Bimba, says: “Our electric actuators are perfectly suited to Mitsubishi Electric’s pioneering platforms for factory automation.
“This collaboration reflects and reinforces Bimba’s dedication to bringing innovative solutions to engineering challenges by combining our offerings to fit the needs of our customers.”