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SMZ Switzerland Joins Eclipse Automation Team

Winding technology expertise added to Eclipse’s global automation solutions offering

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO (May 18, 2021) – Effective on Friday May 14, 2021 the assets of SMZ Wickel- und Montagetechnik AG of Würenlos, Switzerland were acquired by Eclipse Automation Switzerland AG, creating a new site within the Eclipse Automation Inc. global network.

Eclipse Automation Switzerland AG will utilize the winding technology expertise of the former SMZ team as a welcome addition to Eclipse’s custom offering of complex, efficient automation systems, which have a proven track record of success with many of the world’s leading manufacturers. This melding of the best of SMZ’s technology within Eclipse’s portfolio of vertically integrated solutions further solidifies the Eclipse Group’s commitment to delivering the best solutions to every customer.

The Eclipse Technology Centre in Switzerland will collaborate with Eclipse’s other large manufacturing facilities in Veszprém, Hungary, strengthening its European footprint and increasing the capacity to serve their customer base within the diverse sectors in which they operate across North America, Europe and Asia.

Eclipse Automation CEO, Steve Mai, says: “Today we are pleased to invest in the intellectual property and people behind the winding technology of the former SMZ. This company has exceptional capabilities and we look forward to resurrecting their expertise as an Eclipse Technology Centre and an important piece of our European services.”

Visit the new Eclipse Automation Switzerland Winding Technology webpage at: https://www.eclipseautomation.com/winding-technology/

About Eclipse Automation: Eclipse Automation is a leading supplier of custom automated manufacturing equipment for the life sciences, energy, transportation, consumer, electronics, and industrial industries. With locations in Canada, the United States, Hungary, and Switzerland, Eclipse Automation delivers state-of-the-art solutions through automation technology and project experience. Eclipse has been consistently ranked as one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies by Canadian Business magazine and for the seventh consecutive year was named as one of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies for overall business performance by Deloitte’s Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. www.eclipseautomation.com

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