DARLINGTON, UNITED KINGDOM — Vortex Global Limited, a European solids and bulk handling components company, announced on April 6 the appointment of Brolton Group Pty Ltd. as its exclusive agent in Australia. One of Australia’s largest industrial engineering companies, the Brolton Group also serves as an agent to Coperion, Sturtevant and Whitwick.

"Brolton has extensive experience in the material handling and mineral processing industries," said Laurence Millington, Vortex director of international business. "With the other companies that Brolton represents, our slide gates and diverter valves are quite complementary to their product line.”

Brolton Group provides process automation and industrial engineering services, such as general, mechanical, civil and construction engineering, for heavy industry, FMCG and broader manufacturing. Brolton Group is also a systems integrator for quality brands such as Rockwell Automation, Pilz and Sick.

"Vortex gates, valves, and spouts are easily adaptable,” said Mark Lix, Brolton sales manager. "Brolton’s focus on providing seamless engineering solutions is supported by Vortex’s dedication to creating the right design for each application, and we are looking forward to working together in providing Australian customers with high-performing valves and streamlined processing solutions.”