HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL, February 13, 2020 – Omron Automation Americas and Hartfiel Automation, two leaders in the automation industry, are entering into a new business partnership. Hartfiel, with its expertise in industrial automation, will be an authorized distributor of Omron products, helping its customers in the Southeast region maximize profits with innovative automation solutions.

This partnership draws upon a strong alignment in the automation portfolios of the two companies, both of which have extensive expertise in advanced sensing, robotics and other key solution categories. As an Omron distributor, Hartfiel Automation will focus particularly on vision, collaborative robots, and industrial control solutions.

Omron looks forward to having another highly advanced partner bring our technologies and solutions to the Southeast market. “We appreciate Hartfiel’s proven success in the automation industry, and we know their knowledge and expertise will add value to our offerings,” says Mark Sadie, Vice President of Sales at Omron Automation Americas. “We look forward to expanding our business at new customers to improve lives and contribute to a better society with this collaboration.”

Chris Bernard, Hartfiel’s Regional Sales Manager, also expressed enthusiasm for the new arrangement. “This partnership will propel us into new markets and give us new ways to help our customers increase profitability,” he said.

About Hartfiel Automation

For more than 60 years, Hartfiel Automation has been a specialized, high-tech provider of pneumatics, motion and mobile control solutions. Hartfiel Automation has continued to diversify its service by adding product offerings in pneumatics, aluminum extrusion, and robotics and automation solutions. To find out more about Hartfiel Automation, please visit us online at www.hartfiel.com.

About OMRON Corporation

OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation based on its core technology of "Sensing & Control + Think". OMRON's business fields cover a broad spectrum, ranging from industrial automation and electronic components to automotive electronic components, social infrastructure systems, healthcare, and environmental solutions. Established in 1933, OMRON has over 35,000 employees worldwide, working to provide products and services in 117 countries. In the field of industrial automation, OMRON supports manufacturing innovation by providing advanced automation technologies and products, as well as through extensive customer support, in order to help create a better society. For more information, visit OMRON's website at: https://www.omron.com/