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Pilz appoints Manufacturers Automation as Ontario disty

Stephen Law   

Electronics Engineering Supply Chain automation

International exchange program with Australia subsidiary

Pilz Automation Safety Canada, Barrie ON, global leader in safety automation, has appointed Manufacturers Automation Inc. as its new distribution partner for the southwestern Ontario region.  Manufacturers Automation Inc. located in St. Jacobs, specializes in distribution of automation parts and systems.

Andreas Sobotta (left), Pilz Automation Safety and Brent Raynor (right)- Manufacturers Automation Inc.

“As Pilz Canada we continue to follow our ambitious growth plan for this and upcoming years. Manufacturers Automation will play a vital role in supporting our customers in southwestern Ontario,” says Andreas Sobotta, the CEO & general manager of Pilz.

Pilz appointment announcement

For the first time in the firm’s history – an international exchange program between the subsidiaries has been created.  Pilz has invited Owen Tucker from Australia to remain for one year to share his knowledge with the rest of the Canadian team.


Owen Tucker joins Pilz Automation Safety Canada from the Australia n subsidiary.

Tucker is a insightful and experienced senior technical salesman who has worked for Pilz Australia for more than 17 years now, notes Sobotta. “He will be developing and executing business strategies and solutions for the Pilz Canada team and customers.”



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