Epson Signs Olympus Controls as Distributor in the Western Regions of the U.S. and Canada

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

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

The partnership with Olympus Controls reportedly involves the full lineup of 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 a partnership that could benefit OEMs and machine builders in health and life sciences, electronics and general assembly applications.

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

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

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