Hartwig will become Authorized Distributor of Citizen in Mountain States Region
Allendale, NJ – February 02, 2010 – Hartwig, Inc. of St. Louis, MO, the largest distributor of Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machine tools and metal cutting solutions in the central and mountain United States, and Marubeni Citizen-Cincom, Inc. of Allendale, NJ the largest U.S supplier of Swiss-type turning centers, signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership taking effect January 1, 2010.
The six states in the mountain region including Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho will become authorized distributors of Citizen’s Swiss product lineup and Miyano automatic lathe solutions for the Hartwig organization. The Mountain Region will join Hartwig’s current territory representation for the Citizen and Miyano lines in the states of Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
“Hartwig is pleased to be representing the Citizen line in the mountain territory. Our ability to support and service our customers with the best technology and products in all areas of manufacturing continues to support our customer strategy.” said Gary Hartwig, president of Hartwig, Inc. “Providing customers the range of solutions necessary to keep them competitive in a local and global setting is our goal and passion.”
“MCC is expecting great results from Hartwig as a result of the expanded territory for both the Cincom and Miyano product lines.” said John Antignani, Executive Vice President for Marubeni Citizen-Cincom Inc. “The synergy of the two product lines will enhance our capability to offer our customers better manufacturing solutions for 2mm to 64 mm bar applications. The service and support capability of the Hartwig group is a great fit for MCC’s policy of having the best local support for all of our products.
The partnership allows both companies to more effectively serve the increasingly sophisticated requirements of the Small Parts manufacturing industry in the Mountain States.