Kontron appoints DAX Automation as UK distributor for industrial products

Market leading industrial automation provider selected as part of Kontron’s new value add channel partner strategy

Augsburg, Germany, November 12, 2015Kontron, a leading global provider of embedded computing technology (ECT), today announced the appointment of DAX Automation as a UK distributor for its industrial automation products.
A leading UK-based independent industrial automation product and service provider, DAX Automation was founded in January 2011 to serve a niche in the industrial automation and control market for informed clients seeking a professional, reliable and rapid supply service.
Thomas Feil, Vice President Global Channel Sales, Kontron said, “DAX Automation, with their proven expertise in providing embedded solutions to the industrial automation marketplace, perfectly matches our new channel strategy. We are focused on adding value through the vertical know-how of our partners to best serve our joint customers and increase our market presence in the UK.”
Many of the Kontron industrial computing solutions are IoT (Internet-of -Things) ready and will work with a wide variety of applications and manufacturers. The easy-to-use, robust and modern product range is a high-end alternative to other leading brands and offers features like maintenance free modular upgrades which reduce the total cost of ownership to the customer.
DAX Automation’s Managing Director, Adrian Sailor, is confident about the partnership: “The availability of an affordable, yet high quality and forward-thinking product will make it more palatable for many customers to undertake the necessary upgrades and replacements without compromising the performance of their plant and the quality of technology employed”.
Kontron products and solutions are easy to integrate into existing systems and prepare the end user applications for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
About DAX Automation
Headquartered in the UK, DAX Automation is an independent supplier to the automation and control market for informed clients seeking a rapid, reliable and professional support service. DAX Automation has long provided parts, repairs, software support and training to the industry and with thanks to an unwavering commitment to solving client problems and access to a vast portfolio of stock, it has quickly become the supplier of choice in over 90 countries. For more information, please visi: www.daxautomation.com.
DAX Automation Contact
Tom Cash
Tel: +44 1543 509049
About Kontron
Kontron, a global leader in embedded computing technology and trusted advisor in IoT, works closely with its customers, allowing them to focus on their core competencies by offering a complete and integrated portfolio of hardware, software and services designed to help them make the most of their applications.
With a significant percentage of employees in research and development, Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world’s embedded computing platforms; bringing to life numerous technologies and applications that touch millions of lives. The result is an accelerated time-to-market, reduced total-cost-of-ownership, product longevity and the best possible overall application with leading-edge, highest reliability embedded technology.            
Kontron is a listed company. Its shares are traded in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on other exchanges under the symbol “KBC”.
For more information, please visit: www.kontron.com

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