GCG Automation Expands Solutions by Offering Festo, a Global Leader in Automation Technology

  • July 12, 2022

Miamisburg, OH – C&E Advanced Technologies (C&E), part of GCG Automation, is now an authorized distributor for Festo, a leading supplier of pneumatic and electrical automation technology, across Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

Festo produces and sells pneumatic and electrical control and drive technology for factory or process automation. As an authorized distributor, the C&E team will be trained and certified by Festo to provide the optimal solutions for customers.

“Festo and C&E Advanced Technologies are committed to helping customers reduce engineering overhead, achieve faster time to market, and maximize overall equipment effectiveness,” said Mark Snyder, Channel Director Festo Corporation. “Both companies place a premium on employees who embody a customer-service ethic.”

For over 40 years, C&E has been supporting the equipment needs of OEMs, end-users, integrators and resellers, and beyond. C&E utilizes in-house engineering groups to ensure customers select the right products to increase their operations.

“Bringing Festo on as a supplier partner adds a world-class manufacturer to our existing best in class partner relationships,” stated Joel Braun, Vice President GCG Automation. “We are extremely excited, and this completes a long journey for C&E who can now offer customers end-to-end machine control using the best engineered products on the market. Festo complements our current premier partners of Banner, Fortress, Siemens, and Turck, giving C&E the ability to service and support any customer in our industry.”

About Festo U.S. – 50th Anniversary 2022

Festo is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls for process and industrial automation. Celebrating 50 years in the US, Festo Corporation has continuously elevated the state of manufacturing with innovations and optimized motion control solutions that deliver higher performing, more profitable automated manufacturing and processing equipment. Through advanced technical and industrial education, Festo Didactic Learning Systems and its partners prepare workers for current and future manufacturing technologies.

About GCG Automation

GCG Automation consists of leaders in industrial automation: Advanced Controls & Distribution (ACD), Adcon Engineering, C&E Advanced Technologies and Empire. Our customers throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee rely on us to supply innovative, technical solutions developed by industry-leading manufacturers. For more information, please visit genuinecable.com/industrial-automation.

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