|PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES EXTENDS COVERAGE INTO TURKEY - July 31 2009|
SAINT GHISLAIN, BELGIUM, July 30th, 2009 – PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A. is a leader for sales, service, and support of automatic tool changing systems and robotic end of arm tooling solutions in France, Belgium and the Netherlands. PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A. has been distributing Applied Robotics’ products and solutions in France, Belgium and the Netherlands for some thirteen years. Applied Robotics Inc., a leading provider of automation end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions has recently added a new distributed territory to their already extensive areas of coverage via distribution partner PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A, located in Belgium.
“Turkey is an expanding market and together we can offer a complete range of solution packages to the growing automotive and general industry markets there,” says René Demarbre, CEO of PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A.. “We have the local presence and expertise necessary to position ARI’s products and solutions successfully.”
“We’ve had a wonderful relationship over the years,” says Jim Fitzgerald, Applied Robotics VP, “PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A. has helped us to establish our presence in Europe and has helped us to provide the best in reliable support and service on the ground throughout France, Belgium and the Netherlands. I look forward to growing with them in Turkey.”
About PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A.: Started in 1991, by a team of engineers with a solid background in system integration and industrial automation, PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A has become a leader in automatic tool changing systems and robotic end of arm tooling solutions in France, Belgium, the Netherlands. In order to better support customer needs and growth, PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A. established an engineering design center to focus on 3D CAD and engineering. These capabilities allow PES to offer more than just off the shelf products, but application specific tooling packages that take advantage PES’s twenty five plus years of advanced automation experience in the areas of material handling, material removal, vision, and flexible automation. PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A. also established a manufacturing workshop for the purpose of developing custom wiring solutions such as modular DeviceNet connection systems as well as a demonstration showroom to test, validate and prove out concepts prior to installation at the customer site. PRODUCT ENGINEERING SERVICES S.A. have expanded their coverage areas and now offer their unique solutions and support in countries such as Brazil, China, India, and now, Turkey.
About Applied Robotics: Applied Robotics Inc., headquartered in Glenville, N.Y. is an ISO-9001 certified, employee-owned company serving the world’s automation market. Founded in 1983, Applied Robotics designs and manufactures end-or-arm tooling and connectivity solutions intended to solve complex automation problems and improve efficiencies. Serving a wide spectrum of customers and industries ranging from large Fortune 500 companies to small privately-held businesses, the company’s wrist-down solutions can be found in manufacturing, welding, assembly, material removal and material handling applications throughout the United States, Canada, Pacific Rim, Europe, Mexico, South America, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, South Africa, India, South Korea and the Philippines.