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Beckhoff Automation Opens Office in Laval

September 4, 2018 | By Mario Cywinski

Beckhoff Automation Ltd., has opened a new office in the Greater Montreal area, in Laval, Quebec. This is the second Beckhoff Automation office in Canada, and is a 2,223 sq-ft facility that allows for Beckhoff to supply and support manufacturers, machine builders and tech companies throughout the region.

“Beckhoff strives to meet customers where they are to provide expert service on an individual level,” said Calvin Wallace, Managing Director, Beckhoff Canada Ltd. “The strong legacy of manufacturing in Greater Montreal, and Quebec in general, spans a number of industries that increasingly rely on PC- and EtherCAT-based control technologies. Flexible, high performance solutions from Beckhoff are perfectly suited for all manufacturers in the region, from machine building, to automotive assembly, consumer products and more.”

The facility offers collaborative space for Beckhoff customers and employees to develop innovative automation and control projects. A dedicated training room is available for customers to increase their engineering knowledge of Beckhoff PC-based control solutions and to enhance programming expertise in areas such as PLC, motion control, safety technology, IoT connectivity and more.

“We are excited about all the new opportunities that the Laval office now makes possible,” said Ted Sarazin, Regional Sales Manager for Quebec and eastern Canada. “Customers across Canada, and regionally here in Quebec, have recognized the benefits of control systems that feature PC-based hardware, EtherCAT networking and TwinCAT software technology. This office location makes direct interactions with customers more efficient as we provide local product support and application engineering to help their business operations grow.”


Beckhoff Automation’s Canadian headquarters are located in Mississauga, Ontario.



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