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Ontario distributor adds new line of sensor products

Stoney Creek, ON -- Industrial distributor Vickers-Warnick has added Pepperl+Fuchs, a manufacturer of a full range ...


Stoney Creek, ON — Industrial distributor Vickers-Warnick has added Pepperl+Fuchs, a manufacturer of a full range of inductive, capacitive, photoelectric and ultrasonic sensors, as well as identification systems, barcode and camera systems, rotary encoders, cordsets, and other accessories, to its product offering.

Pepperl+Fuchs is the largest supplier of these sensing products and intrinsic safety products in the world.

Steve Pickfield, Vickers-Warnick president, commented: “Pepperl+Fuchs has always led the industry in sensor technology and Vickers-Warnick will apply their product expertise with our application expertise to ensure the perfect fit for our customers’ sensor applications.”

“Canadian manufacturers are under extreme pressure these days to increase productivity and reduce costs,” notes Scott Lane, Pepperl+Fuchs, Canadian regional sales manager. “To help these manufacturers maintain their global competitiveness, Pepperl+Fuchs continues to invest heavily in the development of productivity enhancing products.

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“The addition of Vickers-Warnick to the Pepperl+Fuchs distribution channel further re-enforces our commitment to provide leading edge products with local technically supperior support.”

Headquartered in Mannheim, Germany, Pepperl+Fuchs was founded in 1945 by Walter Pepperl & Ludwig Fuchs.

Vickers-Warnick is a distributor of applied solutions for motion control, safety and machine guarding, and sensing and machine control products. It has been in business for over 50 year.