For Immediate Release
Contact: Katie Oswald
PITTSBURGH, November 29, 2018 – Rawson, an ERIKS company, announced that it has signed a distribution partnership with Azbil North America (formerly Yamatake). The agreement enables Rawson to sell and service Azbil’s broad portfolio of industrial automation and control products in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.
“Azbil North America is pleased to form a strategic alliance with Rawson,” said Todd Braaton, Vice President of Sales, Azbil. “Rawson is a premier instrumentation, valve, and controls distributor with the experience and service infrastructure to provide a high-level of service and support to our customer base. This partnership enables us to improve human-centered automation by pairing Azbil’s high-quality products with Rawson’s superior service, as well as our more than 100 years of combined operational experience.”
Specializing in simple-to-complex valve and flow product solutions, Rawson provides complete, fully customized solutions that are designed to ensure accurate, consistent, and reliable flow measurement, regulation, and control processes. By partnering with Azbil, Rawson gains access to a variety of high-quality measurement products, including pressure transmitters, electromagnetic flow meters, and temperature transmitters.
Mark Weatherford, Product Manager for Rawson, said the partnership will immediately benefit customers in the petrochemical, power, pulp and paper, HVAC and steam, energy, and oil and gas industries.
“Azbil is a respected brand with a 112-year history, and we are excited to partner with them,” he said. “Their products are not only robust, accurate, extremely reliable, and competitively priced, but they also offer superior features that are provided as standard options, such as overpressure protection, lightening and surge protection, and 10-year stability.”
For more information on Rawson and its valve and flow product solutions, visit www.RawsonLP.com.
About Azbil North America
Founded in 1906, the Azbil Corporation has been serving the public for over 100 years. Driven by the group philosophy of “human-centered automation,” the Azbil group strives to utilize its measurement and control technologies to realize safety, comfort, and fulfillment in people’s lives, whilst contributing to the global environment. Azbil North America, Inc., is the overseas affiliate of Azbil Corporation, and since 1996, has been carrying out this mission as a provider of filed instruments and control valves for such industries as refining, petrochemical, chemical, pulp and paper, manufacturing, and public utilities.
Since 1954 vast market knowledge, in combination with strong customer service relationships, keeps us on the forefront of our customers’ needs. With an experienced and diverse technical staff, Rawson can aid in product selection as well as product development. Our goal is to partner with our customers to help them develop innovative and sustainable solutions, and cut costs through technology, operations excellence and strong customer focus. We customize to the needs of our customers and vendors through strong, long-term relationships and close collaboration. These long-term relationships help us to establish formalized processes for each customer that lead to documented cost savings. Our value is also evident in the safety programs we offer to our customers. We don’t just respond to emergencies, we create systems to anticipate and eliminate them. For more information, please visit www.RawsonLP.com.
About ERIKS North America
ERIKS (www.ERIKS.com) has been a leading international industrial service provider since 1940. ERIKS North America offers a wide range of innovative, high-quality mechanical engineering components and associated technical and logistical services from 140 locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. We provide the highest quality product standards in the industry, along with the peace of mind knowing that our products and fabrication are consistent, location-to-location, across our extensive footprint. From agriculture to power generation and from oil and gas to food and beverage, ERIKS North America provides a local presence and infinite possibilities, backed by ERIKS’ worldwide network of resources and know-how with over 300 locations in 20 countries. For more information, please visit www.ERIKSNA.com.
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