The company will open sales, distribution and value-added operations in Houston, Tex

FREDERICK, MD – July 21, 2014 – Phoenix Mecano, a leading technology company active in the production of enclosures and industrial components, has expanded its North American operations to include the distribution of hazardous area enclosures under its Rose brand in support of the North American energy industry. The company will open sales and distribution operations in Houston, TX, to support this expansion on August 1, 2014.

Phoenix Mecano will leverage each of its global production locations in Germany, India, China and Singapore, in addition to its sales and value added locations in 21 other countries, to support clients and projects at local, regional, national and international levels. Rose Enclosures for hazardous areas are ATEX, IECEx and UL certified and are made from Aluminum, Stainless Steel or Polyester and cover a wide range of sizes. Stainless Steel Enclosure can also be produced in custom sizes.

“Our strategic expansion to support oil and gas, one of North America’s fastest growing industries, is an exciting move,” said Bruce Bator, Phoenix Mecano’s Director of Engineering. “Our experience producing hazardous area enclosures within similar market segments in 21 countries will allow our team to employ a deep understanding and knowledge base to our customer’s unique needs. This will enable us to provide quality, problem solving solutions for our customers in the North American energy industry.”

In addition to sales and engineering support, the company’s Houston location will hold inventory in its 5,500 square foot facility. The location will be led by Matt Gurany, Business Development Manager and Christian Prantl, Engineering Manager for Oil & Gas.

Phoenix Mecano will be participating at the upcoming International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago. Its key executives, Philip Brown, CEO, and Hartmut Hoffman, Managing Director of the company’s RK Rose + Krieger Germany brand will be in attendance and available for customer meetings and interviews at the company’s booth (#5755, East/Lakeside Center). To schedule a meeting, contact [email protected].

IMTS is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 1,900 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors. The event is held every two years in September at McCormick Place, Chicago.

About Phoenix Mecano
Headquartered in Frederick, MD, Phoenix Mecano USA is the North American sales and value-added manufacturer of the Swiss-based holding company Phoenix Mecano Group. Through our Rose Industrial Enclosures, Bopla Electronic Enclosures, and RK Rose+Krieger product lines, our enclosure and automation solutions have been protecting and moving the world’s innovations for over 30 years.

About Rose Industrial Enclosures and Bopla Electronic Enclosures
Rose and Bopla enclosure companies, product divisions of Phoenix Mecano USA, manufacture an extensive line of off-the-shelf enclosures, machine control enclosures, and suspension arm systems. The Rose line is suited for industrial applications and harsh environments in a variety of materials including—cast and extruded aluminum, stainless steel, fiberglass, polyamide, polycarbonate, and ABS. By contrast, Bopla produces a diverse line of modular tabletop, instrumentation, handheld, and wall-mount plastic enclosures designed to meet today’s demands for aesthetic electronic applications.

About RK Rose+Krieger
RK offers a broad range of machine tool components in aluminum and steel for assembly, automation and production environments. RK Frameworks, an easy-to-assemble extruded aluminum construction system, is ideal for building industrial frames, workstations, machine guards and production lines. RK Clamps and Tubes, a diverse line of cast aluminum clamps and tubing in metric/inch sizes, offers fast positioning and repositioning of production line structures. The RK Stairworks system is a technically perfect method for building railings, racks, perimeter fences, scaffolding, stairs and working platforms of all kinds. RK Linears, a full complement of linear positioners, is essential to the machine integration process.

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