Canadian Packaging

Festo announces partnership with Kinecor

Kinecor to distribute Festo products in Canada.


November 22, 2010
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Festo Inc., Mississauga, ON, and Kinecor LP, Montreal, QC, are pleased to announce their new partnership in Canada.

As of September 2010, Kinecor will be the stocking distributor for Festo products throughout Canada, with selected locations in Ontario and Quebec. The product range is comprised of cylinders, valves, air preparation units, fittings and tubing.

“Kinecor is a great fit for our distribution strategy because of their proximity to our mutual customers in their 60 branches across Canada along with their highly motivated and technically savvy sales team”, says Andreas Sobotta, national distribution manager, Festo Inc.

Kinecor notes that it sees the Festo product line as an excellent addition to its portfolio allowing it to offer a complete automation solution.

Kinecor is the only Canadian distributor of industrial components from coast to coast. Its product offering includes bearings and power transmission, hydraulic components and systems, process equipment, material handling, safety and mill supplies. Kinecor also provides a full range of value added services from logistics management to equipment service and repair. With its broad product offering, national infrastructure and technical services, Kinecor provides customers with a complete source of supply. For more information on Kinecor, visit www.kinecor.com.

Festo manufactures pneumatics and electrical components and systems to support customers with factory and process automation. The company has an annual turnover in excess of 1.7 billion dollars with facilities in 176 countries around the world. Festo operates an aggressive research and development program, holds over 2,800 worldwide patents and introduces more than 100 innovative new products to the market every year.  For more information about the company’s products and services, visit: www.festo.ca.