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ARI Announces New Distributor in Japan

ARI Announces New Distributor in Japan

Glenville, New York — April 20, 2009 ?Applied Robotics Inc., a leading provider of automation end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions today announced it has signed Innovation Matrix, Inc., a leading distributor and system integrator of automation applications. The partnership will extend Applied Robotics global reach into Japan. Innovation Matrix provides advanced robotic and vision technology products, system integration and automation consulting services with special emphasis and expertise in global trade opportunities between Eastern Asian markets and the US.

“We are very pleased to be further expanding our global presence with our new distributor,” said Jim Fitzgerald, vice president of Applied Robotics. “Innovation Matrix, Inc. is well respected and well connected in the Trans-Pacific automation industry; that, coupled with our established tool change systems, collision sensors, end-of-arm tooling lines, and customized solutions, will allow us to supply manufacturers and end user customers in Japan with the very best technology and service available.”

“We are very excited about this new partnership. With Applied Robotics Inc.’s products and solutions and with our concentrated Asian marketing and service focus, together we will be able to provide the automation industry with the best tools and support to remain competitive in this challenging economic climate,” says said Eimei Onaga, President of Innovation Matrix.

About Innovation Matrix, Inc.
Innovation Matrix is an innovative supplier of Machine Vision and Motion software, hardware and services headquartered in Los Altos, California, USA, with branch offices and alliance partners in Taiwan, China, Korea and Japan. Innovation Matrix specializes in automation applications with machine vision, motion control and robotics. The company also provides consulting, and systems integration services.
About Applied Robotics
Applied Robotics Inc., headquartered in Glenville, N.Y. is an ISO-9001 certified, employee-owned company serving the world’s automation market. Founded in 1983, Applied Robotics designs and manufactures end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions intended to solve complex automation problems and improve efficiencies. Serving a wide spectrum of customers and industries ranging from large Fortune 500 companies to small privately-held businesses, the company’s wrist-down solutions can be found in manufacturing, welding, assembly, material removal and material handling applications throughout the United States, Canada, Pacific Rim, Europe, Mexico, South America and Australia. More information can be found on the company website at

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