Festo and Graybar Ink National Distribution Agreement

Festo, one of the world's premier automation companies, and Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications, and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, recently signed a national distribution agreement.

HAUPPAUGE, NY, September 15, 2015 — Festo, one of the world's premier automation companies, and Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications, and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, recently signed a national distribution agreement. Under the terms of this agreement, Graybar will distribute Festo pneumatic, electro-mechanical, and process automation components to its customers.


"Graybar's nationwide distribution network along with its strong reputation in the industrial market makes them an ideal distributor for Festo products," said Michael Zakrzewski, Vice President of Sales, Festo U.S.

The new relationship with Graybar is the first national distribution agreement for Festo pneumatic, electro-mechanical, and process automation components in the automation company's more than 40 years of operation in the United States.

We are pleased to offer Festo products to our industrial and automation customers," said Jeff Netherton, Graybar Vice President, Product Management. "Festo is well known for its innovation in factory and process automation, and we believe this relationship will provide a more comprehensive set of industrial solutions for customers."

For more information on obtaining Festo pneumatic and electric automation components from Graybar, call 1-800-GRAYBAR or visit www.graybar.com. For more information on Festo, visit www.festo.com/us.

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