NOVI, MICHIGAN, U.S.A., August 17, 2010 – ASCO Numatics, the world’s leading manufacturer of comprehensive fluid automation, flow control, and pneumatics solutions, announced today a major expansion of its Numatics Express shipping program to include the popular 2000 Series (2002, 2005, 2012, 2035), Mark3, 8 and 15 Series, L Series (L1,L2) valve platforms, and SH Series linear slides. In addition to cylinders, the company now guarantees 2-day shipment of linear slides, pneumatic valves, regulators, and mountings, and 3-day shipment of fully tested and assembled valve manifolds.
“With our rapid assemble-to-order capability, Numatics now offers the broadest line of pneumatic products and the fastest lead times of any quick-ship program in the industry,” said Robert W. Kemple, Jr., executive vice president, sales and marketing - Americas, ASCO Numatics. “Unlike other accelerated shipment offerings, Numatics Express gives customers the choice of more than 1,000 cylinders, linear slides, valves, regulators, and manifold assemblies with millions of available configurations —all for shipment within 2 and 3 days.”
Numatics Express products can be ordered and configured in minutes using Numatics’ online catalog and dynamic product modeling tool. Manifold assemblies come with up to eight stations plus valves and regulators. They are available with Sub D, Terminal Strip, and Fieldbus G2-2 (DeviceNet and Ethernet IP) electrical interfaces.
“With Numatics Express, customers can reduce the cycle times required to develop and build their equipment or make last minute engineering changes without disrupting project schedules,” said Kemple. “In addition, maintenance managers benefit from fast part replacement, reduced MRO inventory, and greater asset availability.”
The Numatics Express rapid-ship program is only available to U.S. customers. Order quantities are limited to 10 individual valves or regulators and 5 assembled manifolds.
“Only Numatics Express can offer the combination of easy ordering and configuration, exceptional performance and