September 2019
Join us next month at Fall Meeting 2019

Click on the banner to learn about our program.
Swivellink Product Announcements
Swivellink shared two recent updates for AHTD membership. Click here to learn about Swivellink's Complete Conveyors. Learn more about the Swivellink Robot Pedestals by clicking here .
Advanced Controls and Distribution Wins Award
On July 23rd, 2019, Advanced Controls and Distribution (ACD) accepted their 6th Siemens Bronze Eagle Award. This is the highest honor a distributor can receive from Siemens. ACD employees gathered at the Juniper Grill in Cranberry Township, PA, to watch ACD President, Lou Dellemonache, accept the award.
Less than 5% of distributors who are eligible each year receive a Bronze Eagle, and ACD is the only distributor that was awarded in Siemens' East Coast territory. This prestigious award recognizes top distributors on their sales achievement, support capabilities, and overall commitment to business excellence. ACD is both honored and grateful to have this recognition.
C&E Advanced Technologies Position Announcement
C&E Advanced Technologies
is pleased to announce that Chris Seigneur has accepted the
position of Technology Consultant in Northwest Ohio as part of Region 600. Chris attended college at Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio, prior to working for two other automation distributors. This move allows him to return to his hometown to be close to family
and friends, while furthering his career. Chris will report to Yancy Wilcoxson, Regional Sales Manager.
The Knotts Company: Mark Howe Promotion
The Knotts Company, provider of automation
solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Howe to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Mark will continue to lead the sales team and contribute to the development of the vision and strategy for Knotts. Read more .
Carlo Gavazzi Product Announcement
CARLO GAVAZZI is pleased to announce the launch of Loop Detectors for either single or dual loops, available in either plug-in or DIN rail mount housings. Loop detectors are important devices used to control the op eration of parking barrier gates based on the inductance of the loop under the pavement. They are also widely used in activation of retractable bollards (short vertical posts), ticketing machine systems, and occupancy counting. Read more .
EPC Product Announcement
EPC Model A58HE and Model A58SE are Ethernet-ready, multi-turn absolute encoders designed for harsh factory and plant environments. In addition to EtherCAT® Deterministic Communication , the models A58HE and A58SE now offer PROFINET ® communication protocol as well.
Read more .
Schmalz at the Pack Expo 2019
Specialists from all packaged goods industries will meet in Las Vegas for PMMI’s Pack Expo 2019, which will take place September 23 - 25. Schmalz will use the tradeshow as a platform to present its comprehensive range of vacuum technology used in all areas of the packaging industry: in suction cups for putting chocolates into trays (primary packaging), in compact end effectors for placing filled bags in a cardboard box (secondary packaging) and in vacuum gripping systems for manual or automated palletizing (EOLP). Read more .

Elated to announce that CLORAS 3.0 is now released! Sell Smarter, Better and Faster with CLORAS 3.0. Our product - CLORAS , Cloud Rapid Automation System that simplifies all aspects of digital commerce integrations has now taken a whole new form. Delegate the Time-Consuming Integration to CLORAS 3.0 and stay focused on your business. Its varied features add up to a smoother transaction and successful growth of the business. Check out the video for a better understanding.

To know more about DCKAP and its services, Join us at DCKAP Summit on 12 November’19 at Sheraton Grand, Los Angeles or reach out to us at or call 1-877-872-3252.
Employee Application Pitfalls
In this episode of “Ask Peg,” MRA shares advice on what you can and cannot ask on your application forms.
Got a tricky HR question?  A sk Peg live and in person!
She will be attending the AHTD Fall Meeting.  Set up a 15 minute consultation session with her while you’re at the show.  Sign up here
AI Powered Business Development

LeadMethod, the leader in channel revenue optimization software has announced its newest product called LeadMethod Prospector. Prospector is an AI powered business development solution for high technology manufacturers and distributors. “Prospector is a game changer for manufacturers and distributors that want to grow their businesses. We have leveraged our new and existing AI and machine learning software platform to give our clients qualified buyers for their equipment,” says Justin Johnson, CEO at LeadMethod. For more info email .
Please share your company milestones, news, and events with us by emailing to be in an upcoming newsletter. We'll publish one article per member company each month. Don't fret if you don't see your article right away. We publish articles in the order received.
Contact Leigha Schatzman, Executive Director at 262.696.3645 or email .