ProSoft to resell Western Reserve Controls DeviceNet products

  • September 01, 2011
  • ProSoft Technology, Inc.
  • News

September 1, 2011 - ProSoft Technology will become a worldwide reseller of select Western Reserve Controls products. ProSoft Technology will have exclusive sales rights for all of the WRC network communication products that are centered on DeviceNet communications technologies. WRC President Fred Billock states, "This strategic alliance will allow WRC's customers expanded worldwide access to its products through ProSoft's extensive sales, support and distribution network, as well as providing ProSoft's customers with access to additional products and technologies for distributed sensor, actuator and communications applications." On the new partnership, Janice Hungerford, ProSoft Technology CEO explains, "Our goal is to strengthen our vast portfolio of communication solutions with WRC's line of proven DeviceNet products. Our partnership couples high-quality DeviceNet solutions with ProSoft Technology's well established global support and sales channel. This provides our customers with new opportunities to create excellent solutions leveraging ProSoft Technology's experience and support." ProSoft Technology - Where Automation Connects ProSoft Technology specializes in the development of industrial communication solutions for automation and control applications. Over the last 20 years, ProSoft Technology's product lines have grown to over 400 communication interface modules supporting more than 60 different protocols. These include in-chassis interfaces compatible with the large automation suppliers' controllers such as Rockwell Automation and Schneider Electric, as well as protocol gateways and industrial wireless solutions. With 500 distributors in 52 countries and Regional Area Offices in Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America, ProSoft Technology provides quality products with unparalleled support to customers worldwide. Western Reserve Controls Western Reserve Controls designs and manufactures standard and custom electronic products for the industrial, commercial and aerospace automation markets. Areas of expertise include network communications (serial, CAN, DeviceNet, Ethernet, EtherNet/IP, others) and signal conditioning. WRC is ODVA member #9 (1995) and a founding member of Rockwell Automation's Encompass Partner Program (1991). Starting operations in 1991, WRC is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2011.

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