Exida signed a channel partnership with automation solutions provider Automation Distribution Inc. to offer functional safety, software and cybersecurity consulting services.
Automation Distribution specializes in robotics, pneumatics, electrical control and motion control products.
The partnership helps exida extend its reach in the machine safety and robotics industry, which has a growing need for cybersecurity products and services.
“Cybersecurity is very important for robotics and autonomous industrial applications. This is where exida’s extensive knowledge and capability in the industrial control system cybersecurity arena can pay dividends,” said Steve Gandy, vice president of global business at exida. “We believe this collaboration will help enhance Automation Distribution’s solution offering to its customers.”
“Automation Distribution has established itself as being a quality provider of customized systems, with a focus on safety, and this is the type of company we seek to be associated with,” added Gandy.
“Exida has methodically built internal processes, data libraries, and a team of quality people with deep industry knowledge,” said Phil Marchese, COO of Automation Distribution. “They can drive results for customers who are interested in comprehensive safety and quality processes within their organizations.”