PENRITH, AUSTRALIA — Satake Australia Pty. Ltd. recently signed a non-exclusive agency agreement with Centreline Technologies Pty. Ltd., trading as Centreline Engineering, of Berwick, Victoria, Australia, to further strengthen its optical sorter business.
Based in Melbourne, Centreline Engineering is a premier designer and manufacturer of factory automation and material handling technology in the food and pharmaceutical industries. With its innovative team offering unique solutions to the industries, the company has a strong position especially in confectionery and pharmaceutical area.
“With our business expansion especially with recent introduction of new optical sorters, we see a good opportunity to sell machines in new market such as confectionery industry,” said Sid Jain, technical sales manager from Satake Australia. “Melbourne is a great hub for such manufacturing industries and Centreline has years of experience in setting up packing and conveying lines for such industries. Additionally, by Centerline being our agent who also can provide first level technical support to our customers, we see this partnership will allow us to extend our industry portfolio and support our customers with the highly technical team of both Satake and Centreline Engineering.”
Saeed Joulaei, managing director of Centreline Engineering, sees the partnership with Satake in optical sorters as a natural fit with their existing full line integration of specialist equipment in the snack food, confectionery, and pharmaceuticals industries. As Centreline Engineering seeks to expand its range of customer services from design, fabrication, and commissioning, the after sales servicing of installed optical sorters, complements the existing planned maintenance activities that are undertaken.
“We look forward to a long and trusting partnership with Satake," Joulaei said.