ABCO Automation, a Browns Summit, N.C.-based designer and builder of high-end factory automation systems, announces the signing of an authorized Value Provider Program (VPP) agreement with ABB, a technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation, and power grids.
VPP is a global third-party channel program for panel builders, installers, machine builders, original equipment manufacturers, and system integrators. The program’s objective is to ensure participating companies deliver services that reflect ABB’s leading level of quality.
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“As a factory automation systems integrator, it is key that ABCO have access to a wide-range of high-end robotic solutions,” says Jack Walsh, executive vice president sales and marketing, ABCO Automation. Our designs run the gamut, and ABB robots can handle virtually every robotic application, including palletizing, machine tending, small parts assembly, picking, and material handling, as well as provide an array of payload and reach options.”
Walsh continues, “With this partnership agreement, ABB will train our engineers and sales representatives to become ABB robot experts on dimension calculations, robot selection, quotes, and warranty claims. Our competence with ABB robots will not only give us a competitive advantage as a systems integrator, it will let us instruct our clients on the best deployment and maintenance of their robot(s).”
VPP provides channel partners with the most current and relevant information, allowing participants to better serve customers. The program extends partner access to the following channels and platforms:
- Local and global support network
- High quality, channel-focused product integration training
- Sales and quotation tools
- Channel partners portal
About ABCO Automation, Inc.
Founded in 1977, ABCO Automation, Inc. designs, builds and supports high-end factory automation systems for manufacturers worldwide to improve the efficiencies and quality of our client’s operations. ABCO Automation is in Browns Summit, N.C.
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport and infrastructure globally. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees.