Festo Becomes the Exclusive Distribution Partner of ZAYTRAN, Inc. for North America

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Festo and ZAYTRAN partner up to expand customer bases and increase the range of pneumatic grippers offered by Festo.

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, which have a patented purge port that can be supplied with a small positive pressure to prevent ingress of contaminants. On the other hand, PET Magnum grippers have been tested and approved for use in Class 1 clean rooms via a vacuum applied to the same purge system.

In addition, ZAYTRAN has developed special semiconductor versions that can tolerate DI (de-ionized) water as well as hydrofluoric acid. For large part applications the XRAY-S series has proven to be the company’s premier large format gripper.

ZAYTRAN’s significant customer base is comprised of automation integrators who work in every major industry from hard disk fabrication to aircraft manufacturing.

“ZAYTRAN is excited to grow its business through this new distribution agreement with Festo,” said Ted Zajac, Jr., President of ZAYTRAN. “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 440-324-2814 and visit http://www.grippers.com. For more information on Festo lines of pneumatic and electric motion actuation solutions from components to full systems, call Festo at 800-993-3786 and visit http://www.festo.com/us.

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For large-part applications the Zaytran XRAY-S series has proven to be the company’s premier large format gripper. In this image an XRAY-S is gripping a large casting. Detail of the XRAY-S inset below. The XRAY-S series features high torque and force capability, long jaws, sealed construction for extended life in harsh environments, patented double helix design for high precision, and position feedback for repeatability of + 0.0005 inches (+ 0.0127 mm).

About Festo:    
Festo is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls for process and industrial automation. For more than 40 years, Festo Corp. 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.

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

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