Sewtec Automation appoints first sales agent in the USA

24 September 2020

Sewtec Automation has appointed its first sales agent in the USA as the company continues to expand the provision of its specialist solutions throughout the world.

Tom Elliott (pictured) joins Sewtec Automation as its first US sales agent

Tom Elliott joins our sales team with more than 25 years’ experience of selling a variety of high-end industrial automation solutions to major national and international organisations. The appointment also means we are able to offer valuable on-the-ground support to customers in North America for the first time.

Having previously acted as a national sales representative for major suppliers of robotics-based automation systems to the packaging and painting industries, Tom will be responsible for expanding our footprint in the USA from his base in Massachusetts.

Commenting on his appointment, Tom said: “The requirements for automation in the manufacturing and packaging industries is growing at a rapid rate. I am excited to partner with Sewtec Automation to further enable the business to source opportunities while inventing and delivering effective industrial automation solutions in the USA.

“I am passionate about collaborative selling because it ultimately ensures clients are specified a system which is created to meet their particular requirements. With such a rich heritage in inventing purpose-built automation systems, Sewtec Automation is a great fit for my knowledge and experience.”

Welcoming Tom to the business, Sewtec’s head of sales, Andy Perks, said: “Our expansion into the USA is key to the success of our ongoing global growth strategy. As such, it is vital that Tom is able to give us a much-needed presence in North America to offer vital support to existing and potential customers.

“Tom’s experience of matching complex industrial automation systems to specific client requirements will be a real asset as we look to boost our presence in a number of rapidly growing sectors.”


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