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EFP Industrial Automation Adds CKD Corporation to Its Expanding Line of Automation Suppliers

EFP Industrial Automation, headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, recently added CKD into their expanding portfolio of automation suppliers. CKD is $1 billion Japanese-based international provider of automation boasting a comprehensive line of products for diverse manufacturing organizations. CKD offers automation and liquid control technologies which deliver a diverse and innovative product line designed to meet the needs of their customers around the world. CKD serves diverse sectors such as electronics, technology, food safety, environmental controls, healthcare, and energy.

Since their inception, CKD has researched and developed various kinds of products while constantly meeting and exceeding future needs as a pioneer in automation technology.

· Industrial Automation Systems and Technology

· Labor-Saving Components

· Pneumatic Control Components

· Drive Components

· Pneumatic Auxiliary Components

· Fine Systems Components

· Fluid Control Components

Showing its commitment to the US and North American markets, CKD announced its first US-based 50,000 sq. ft. production facility in Austin, TX, that is expected to open in late 2021.

"With the addition of CKD, we add depth and breadth to our pneumatic product portfolio, particularly with respect to pneumatic control components. It enhances our ability to provide full and competitive product offering, particularly at Japanese-owned facilities", states Mike Brooks, President of EFP. "This addition of CKD provides us the opportunity to get in on “ground floor” with a global player that is actively expanding its US presence", says Brooks. CKD aligns exceptionally well with EFP’s current component offering including pneumatic, pneumatic control, and drive.

About EFP

Since being founded in 1975 as Ernst Fluid Power, and through three generations of ownership, the critical component to our success has stayed the same: the partnerships we form with our customers, employees, manufacturers, and community.

At EFP, we know that partnering with our employees is at the heart of providing an exceptional customer experience. Our team has over 100 years of direct industry experience and is passionate about providing cost-effective and high-quality solutions in a timely manner.

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