MRO Magazine

Distribution agreement expands market for pneumatic grippers


May 5, 2015
By Bill Roebuck

Mississauga, ON – Festo has entered into an agreement with Zaytran Inc., to become the exclusive distributor of the company’s products in the North American marketplace. This partnership will expand the customer base of both companies and increase the range of pneumatic grippers offered by Festo.

Grippers by Zaytran have a history of being tough and demonstrating precision. The product line includes grippers for dirty environments, such as the company’s Magnum grippers. In addition to grippers, Zaytran is known throughout the automotive and welding industries for their pin welding locators.

“Zaytran is excited to grow its business through this new distribution agreement with Festo,” said Ted Zajac, Jr., president of Zaytran. “Festo is a world-class automation company recognized for excellence in engineering, manufacturing, distribution and customer service. This is a major step forward for our company, and I can’t think of a finer company to be associated with, than with Festo.”

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