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SICK, Inc. Announces Sales Channel Partnership for Wood Industry

POSTED 07/15/2009

Technology Brewing Corporation to support original equipment manufacturers

Minneapolis, Minn., July 14, 2009 – SICK (, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, today announced Technology Brewing Corporation, an automation solutions provider, has been named as a sales channel partner to the wood products industry throughout North America. 

Located in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada, the company will support original equipment manufacturers in the wood industry, including lumber, engineered wood and panel-board; and will also target the furniture and millwork equipment markets in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. 

Sensor, safety, machine vision and automatic identification solutions from SICK are ideal for a wide range of wood processing applications, such as bucking, curve sawing, edging, trimming, automatic grading, and both chop and rip optimization. Wood processing optimization increases yields, speeds up processing times, improves quality, and allows mills to be more profitable. 

About Technology Brewing Corporation
Founded in 1999, Technology Brewing is an innovative automation solutions provider. The company has a long history in the high-tech wood products market and has helped develop many wood processing optimization solutions for its customers. Technology Brewing has also won numerous awards for its innovations.

About SICK
SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With nearly 450 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the logistics, automotive, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, and material handling markets. SICK was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide. 

Tracie Manor, Public Relations