Miltronics VM8434XP vertical machining centreClick image to enlargeMississauga, Ont.-based EMEC Machine Tools, Inc., has signed an exclusive deal to distribute, service and support Milltronics Machine Tools in Ontario, Manitoba and Quebec. 

Milltronics USA, Inc., is a machine tool manufacturer based in Waconia, Minn., serving job shops, tool rooms, tool & die and other metal cutting customers worldwide. 

EMEC will be offering sales, service, parts, training, and applications support for Milltronics customers within EMEC’s territories. 

“We are excited by this new addition to our product line and are confident our new partnership with Milltronics will be a success. With their excellent line of products and our shared commitment to superior support and service, we have all the ingredients to ensure a bright future for both of our companies. We look forward to working with the Milltronics team to provide our customers with some new exciting solutions,” said Bill Mara, president of EMEC.

“Canada has always been an important market for Milltronics. And while we always want to partner with a distributor that can help us sell machines, we really focus on those that do a great job taking care of the customer. EMEC has the capability and the track record of doing just that – before, during, and after the sale,” said Louie Pavlakos, General Manager of Milltronics USA.

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