May 5, 2014 – ARI, a leading manufacturer of robotic end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions, is pleased to announce a new partnership with DT Automation Sales Co., as our exclusive manufacturers’ representative for general industry for the states of Indiana, Illinois and Ohio.
Based in Dearborn, MI, DT Automation Sales Co. represents a vast array of industrial products and services for integrators and material handling companies, as well as automotive manufacturers and suppliers throughout the Midwest. The company has over 50 years of automation and material handling experience on staff. Dave Torma, President of DT Automation Sales Co., states that his past experience with Ford Motor Company has inspired the creation of the company, with a vision on providing innovative products and exceptional customer service to its clients. DTAS specializes in conveyors (pallet, belt, gravity, and chain), electrical sensors and detection equipment, aluminum extrusions, lifting equipment, transfers and turntables, stretch wrappers, robotic dress-out packages, as well as various pneumatic components such as suction cups, vacuum generators, and solenoid valves. Robotics technology, along with the ancillary equipment that accompanies such systems, is one of the core competencies, and a targeted industry for growth at DTAS.
“Applied Robotics has a long reputation for providing quality products at competitive prices, while focusing on the essential elements of customer satisfaction and retention. The alignment of their culture and products to ours is a perfect fit. We are passionate about being a trusted partner to our customers. With our in-house talent in automation products, process engineering and robotics systems, we feel that Applied Robotics propels our value proposition to a whole new level”, says Torma.
“This relationship with DT Automation Sales Co. is a clear indicator of ARI’s commitment to being a customer-centric company,” says John Serfilippi, Operations Manager of Applied Robotic, Inc., “We are striving to provide our customers with nearby sales and support presence. Dave Torma and DTAS have the flexibility and knowledge needed to meet end user demands and the background and experience to take customers through the entire process, from selling to deploying and trouble shooting. They will be a huge value-add to our existing customers and a selling point to new customers.”