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Festo gets a grip

By Canadian Packaging staff   

Automation General Controls/Drives Festo Magnum grippers MAGNUM-AL aluminum gripper Zaytran

As the exclusive North American distribution partner for ZAYTRAN, Inc., Festo increases its range of pneumatic grippers.

MISSISSAUGA—Festo has entered into an agreement with ZAYTRAN, Inc., to become the exclusive distributor of ZAYTRAN products in the North American marketplace.

This partnership will expand the customer base of both companies and increase the range of pneumatic grippers offered by Festo.

Grippers by ZAYTRAN have a history of being tough and demonstrating precision. ZAYTRAN offers grippers for dirty environments, such as the company’s Magnum grippers (MAGNUM-AL aluminum-based gripper pictured above). In addition to grippers, ZAYTRAN is known throughout the automotive and welding industries for their excellent pin welding locators.

“ZAYTRAN is excited to grow its business through this new distribution agreement with Festo,” says ZAYTRAN president Ted Zajac, Jr. “Festo is a world-class automation company recognized for excellence in engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and customer service. This is a major step forward for our company, and I can’t think of a finer company to be associated with, than with Festo.”


For more information on ZAYTRAN grippers, call 1-440-324-2814 and visit

For more information on Festo lines of pneumatic and electric motion actuation solutions from components to full systems, contact them at 1-877-GO FESTO and visit

About Festo:
This year Festo is celebrating 40 years in Canada. The company supplies pneumatic and electrical automation technology to 300,000 customers of factory and process automation in over 200 industries.

ZAYTRAN, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high performance automation products, grippers, and welding locators. The company is headquartered in Elyria, OH.


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