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Epson Robots signs Olympus Controls as distributor

Epson Robots has signed Olympus Controls, an engineering services provider specializing in the integration of motion control, machine vision, and robotic technologies, as an official distributor of Epson Robots automation products.

As factory automation projects become increasingly complex, strong collaboration between distributors and robot vendors is essential.

Olympus Controls’ decades of engineering expertise and deep industry knowledge, combined with Epson Robots’ reputation for easy-to-use, proven, innovative technology, will help manufacturers reach today’s challenging factory automation objectives.

Olympus’ distribution territory will cover the Western US states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and California as well as British Columbia, Canada.

The partnership with Olympus Controls involves the full lineup of award-winning Epson Robots automation products, including the extensive portfolio of SCARA and 6-Axis robots as well as the great selection of integrated options such as the IntelliFlex Feeding System, Vision Guide, Force Guide, and more.

Epson and Olympus Controls form the perfect partnership to benefit original equipment manufacturers and machine builders in health and life sciences, electronics and general assembly applications.

Lanz Fritz, president, Olympus Controls, says: “We’ve been successfully helping an extensive list of clients with their critically important projects for more than 20 years.

“A key component of that success is to provide and maintain a strategic portfolio of technologies. Our partnership with Epson enables us to offer a wide-ranging lineup of innovative and reliable robot solutions that provide customers with both excellent performance and potential for a high return on investment.”

Tom Versfelt, VP commercial sales Epson, says: “Our partners are critical to our success and we are very pleased to add Olympus Controls as a trusted, value-added distribution partner.

“Customers rely on the expertise of their partners to select the best solution for their job. Olympus Controls’ high level of engineering skills and hands-on-experience in the field is exceptional. Together we can grow new robot-based automation solutions throughout the Western Regions of the US and Canada.”

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