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Cam Industrial and ABB Bring World-Leading Industrial Robotics to Drive Manufacturing Innovation in Alberta

Industrial automation boosts efficiency, safety and performance for Alberta industries

June 4, 2019 (Edmonton, Canada) – Cam Industrial, a leading distributor of industrial products and supplies in Western Canada, and ABB, a global technology leader in industrial automation and robotics and motion for utilities, industry and transport and infrastructure, are pleased to announce that they are bringing ABB’s world-leading industrial robotics to Alberta. ABB’s proven robotic solutions are well-suited to a number of key industries in Alberta, including manufacturing, fabrication, welding, food processing, packaging, and logistics and Alberta businesses looking to remain competitive and grow profitability will now have a local representative for ABB Robotics.

“With the changing market, we wanted to offer innovative solutions to those in the Alberta’s industrial sector who are driving diversification and growth for our province,” said Parker Foord, President, Cam Industrial. “By offering ABB Robotics solutions locally and in collaboration with ABB’s growing network of value providers, we are bringing the best of industrial automation and “Factory of the Future” so they can reap the benefits of efficiency, effectiveness and competitiveness now and be set up to capitalize on new opportunities for the future.”

ABB is a pioneer and leading supplier of industrial robots and robot software, equipment and complete application solutions with more than 400,000 robots installed in 53 countries around the world. As a global brand, ABB is known for outstanding product quality, first class engineering and technical support from the broadest service network in the industry. As an ABB Value Provider, Cam Industrial makes available relevant, innovative and valuable solutions with their knowledgeable team who locally supply and support the flexibility, efficiency, safety and reliability of ABB Robotics.

“We are proud to be working with regional distributors, like Cam Industrial, who deliver long-term value in their local markets by efficiently and reliably providing our world-leading robotics,” said Niclas Sjostrand, General Manager, ABB Robotics Canada. “And we are excited to expand our presence in Alberta, Canada’s third largest manufacturing sector, along with furthering our commitment to education by partnering with SAIT as the Alberta training provider for ABB robot operator and programmer courses”.

Cam Industrial and ABB Robotics will be at the Western Manufacturing Technology Show at the Edmonton EXPO Centre from June 4 to 6, 2019.

About Cam Industrial
Cam Industrial has been delivering quality industrial equipment and supplies for over 40 years in Western Canada. Cam Industrial is committed to meeting their customers’ needs by providing
valuable solutions and local service expertise. A knowledgeable and competent team, commitment to long-tem relationships and an innovative approach are what Cam Industrial is well known for. For more information visit:

Media Contact:
Parker Foord, President, 403-690-1074,

About ABB
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. ABB Robotics is a pioneer in industrial and collaborative robots and advanced digital services.

As one of the world’s leading robotics suppliers, we are active in 53 countries and over 100 locations and have shipped over 400,000 robot solutions in a diverse range of industries and applications. We help our customers to improve flexibility, efficiency, safety and reliability, while moving towards the connected and collaborative factory of the future.

Media Contact:
Kendra Nicolucci, Marketing & Communications, 905-866-3150,