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Epson Signs Olympus Controls as Distributor

Epson Robots, a SCARA robot manufacturer, 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. Olympus' distribution territory will cover the Western U.S states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada and California.

"As factory automation projects become increasingly complex, strong collaboration between distributors and robot vendors is essential," said a spokesperson. "Olympus Controls' decades of engineering expertise and deep industry knowledge, combined with Epson Robots' reputation for easy-to-use innovative technology, will help manufacturers in health and life sciences, electronics and general assembly reach today's challenging factory automation objectives."

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

"We have 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 in providing and maintaining 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 region of the U.S."

For more information contact:

Olympus Controls

18280 SW 108th Ave.

Tualatin, OR 97062


Epson Robots

1650 E. Glenn Curtiss St.

Carson, CA 90746


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