SOURCE: Schneeberger, Inc.

November 06, 2007 15:14 ET

Schneeberger Adds New England Rep to Its Linear Motion Control Product Distribution Channel

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) - Schneeberger, Inc. (, a leading global provider of linear motion control technology, has added Air & Vacuum Technologies (AVT, in Franklin, Mass. to its North American product distribution network. AVT is a distributor of pneumatic, electrical and mechanical automation products.

"Schneeberger has an outstanding global reputation for quality in precision measurement, and we are very pleased to be able to offer their products to our customers, bringing the benefits of Swiss engineering to our customers, American manufacturers of systems requiring high precision motion control," said Richard Burns, AVT President.

As a fully authorized technology distributor of Schneeberger products, AVT will offer the following Schneeberger motion control solutions to air and vacuum technology manufacturers and users in the New England region:

--  Linear bearings and recirculating units
--  Linear slides tables and stages
--  Linear guideways with integrated measurements
--  Linear and rotary modules
--  Precision ball screws

AVT will support the product offering with installation, project management and electronic documentation services.

For more information about AVT, contact AVT at 842 Upper Union Street, Suite #4 Franklin, Mass., 508-528-2322 or visit

Schneeberger is a pioneer in linear motion systems technology, having introduced the first guideways with integrated linear encoder more than 15 years ago. Schneeberger, Inc., one of five subsidiaries of W. Schneeberger AG, headquartered in Switzerland, designs, manufactures and markets precision linear motion components and systems for demanding applications. Products include ball and cross-roller bearings, miniature slides and rails, profiled guideways, automated linear modules, multi-axis positioning systems and precision ball screws. Based in Bedford, Mass., Schneeberger, Inc., sells directly through its six regional sales offices throughout the US.

Fore more information about Schneeberger contact Schneeberger at 11 DeAngelo Drive, MA 01730 Bedford, Mass. 781 271 0140, visit or email

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