BURLINGTON, ON, July 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Endress+Hauser, a global leader in process measurement and instrumentation, has concluded an agreement with Westburne that makes the electrical distributor its latest Authorized Channel Partner. The agreement, which leverages the strategic relationship between Rockwell Automation and Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd., is a major development in the process automation sector in Canada.
"As the Canadian marketplace continues the path towards advanced manufacturing and automation, customer data and data security becomes more important," said Anthony Varga, G.M. at Endress+Hauser. "Thanks to the strength of our partnership with Rockwell Automation and Westburne's expertise, we'll be able to go to greater lengths to help modernize the Canadian manufacturing sector and enhance data accessibility and security."
Westburne's product portfolio will allow process automation customers to modernize their production capabilities focusing on utilizing advanced manufacturing available, combining the enhanced integration of Endress+Hauser's measurement technology with the Rockwell Automation platform. The pre-tested and validated designs between Rockwell Automation and Endress+Hauser offerings help reduce the costs associated with bringing new measuring points or a new production line into the manufacturing facility.
Customers of Westburne will also have the opportunity to enjoy a single source provider, enabling them to acquire the PlantPAx® system, a modern Distributed Control System with best-in-class field instrumentation and measurement solutions – trusted globally.
"The needs of Canadian manufacturers continue to evolve and to become more complex. This important partnership allows Westburne to further expand on the world-class services and solutions we provide to our valued customers every day; thereby helping them to grow their businesses and to compete on a global level," said Dave Syer, Vice President at Westburne.
Manufacturers face many challenges when integrating advanced instrumentation into a plant-wide process control system.
Rockwell Automation and Endress+Hauser are committed to helping meet the needs of customers for complete process automation solutions. Drawing from the core competencies of both companies, they are able to deliver pre-engineered, pre-tested, supported and maintained integrated instrumentation, control and information solutions.
Their partnering efforts focus on tools for integration, plant-wide advanced diagnostics, and overall, helping customers manage their process system lifecycles.
Endress+Hauser is the largest independent manufacturer of instrumentation in the world, with global manufacturing facilities, over 13,000 associates, and net sales of over $2 billion CAD. Endress+Hauser is a global leader in the provision of measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering, helping customers optimize economic efficiency, safety and environmental protection.
Westburne, a division of Rexel, is the Canadian market leader in B2B supply of electrical, alternative energy, lighting, wire and cable, automation, and connected enterprise solutions. Westburne is also the market leader in Canada for industrial automation. Westburne's partnership with Rockwell Automation is widespread and deeply rooted with 75 of 104 branches servicing Rockwell authorized distribution regions across Canada.
To learn more about Westburne, visit Westburne.ca
For further information: For interviews or information: Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd, Jason Mapplebeck, [email protected], Phone: 905-681-4258 / Mobile: 905-802-1199; Westburne, Salim Bhojani, [email protected], Phone: 416-206-2907