HICKSVILLE, N.Y.—Designatronics reported that it formed distribution partnership with ElectroCraft Inc., a company that specializes in development and manufacturing of specialty fractional-horsepower motor and motion control products.

Designatronics, through its SDP/SI brand, is a source for mechanical components, assemblies, and customized mechanical solutions. Through this partnership, customers will have access to low voltage standard brushless (BLDC) and permanent magnet (PMDC) motor products from 40W to 2,000W for industrial automation, robotics, AGV/AMR, medical technology, safety and security, and agriculture, according to a release from Designatronics.

Together, ElectroCraft and SDP/SI seek to optimize value to customers in shared markets throughout the world. The new partnership will leverage ElectroCraft’s technological expertise in motors and motion control products along with SDP/SI’s technical support, versatile gearhead products, inventory management system, and product support teams, as well as its knowledgeable customer service, the company said in the release.

“With the ElectroCraft partnership, we add smaller size and higher speed motors and gearmotors to our existing portfolio,” said Designatronics President and CEO Robert Kufner, in the release. “Our combined electrical, computer, and mechanical skill sets are unique in supporting OEM customers’ designs. We recognize that fast response and flexibility are essential in today’s advanced automated multidisciplinary and robotics projects.”

ElectroCraft President and CEO Tom Dalton also commented on the partnership.

“We are pleased to have found a distribution partner with the technical expertise through whom we can supply our products to new customer segments,” he said in the release. “We’re seeing a real need from OEMs in the mechatronics realm for innovative motors, gearmotors, and other advanced components to facilitate the development of their applications. We are confident that our alignment with Designatronics will fill gaps in the market as we work to create opportunities for all involved.”