The fast-growing Finnish laser marking system manufacturer Cajo Technologies announced today its global distribution agreement with Anixter. The company belongs to Fortune 500 companies with its US$7.6 billion revenue (FY2016), headquartered in Chicago. Anixter is the leading global distributor of network & security solutions, electrical & electronic solutions and utility power solutions, with emphasis on electrical and electronic wire and cable.
Cajo Technologies provides laser marking solutions for manufacturing industry. The company differentiates from competitors with integrability and customizability of their own-built software, strong material and parameter knowledge with over 4000 article material libraries, and with a unique control of laser beam. Their customers in cable industry are the biggest providers in the world, like Prysmian Group and Aker Solutions, among many others. The marking solution is based on fiber laser and it requires neither additives nor maintenance, which secures excellent return on investment when replacing e.g. industrial ink jet systems, (ROI in average 8 months). With integrated Cajo fiber laser it is possible to achieve a marking speed of 12 m/s (39.3 ft/sec).
Mr. Ismo Rantala, President of Cajo Technologies Inc. comments: “We searched long time an optimal global distribution channel for Cajo’s solutions, and I believe it’s found. Anixter’s central position in the manufacturing market brings perfect platform for Cajo Technologies right to the fellow Fortune 500 first-tier customers among thousands of others. Anixter got interested in Cajo for two reasons: Using systems internally for value-add services and having a great new sales article. Now signed agreement brings Cajo systems for their own use and goes into their global sales network. Target is to launch Cajo products in sales as soon as possible and getting quick ROI and cost-efficient Cajo systems for their ever-happier customers quickly – I see it’s a perfect triple win!”
Enormous potential in Anixter and Cajo’s merged service
Mr. Ryan Symonds, Director at Anixter shares the vision: “There is enormous potential in Anixter and Cajo’s merged service and product offering for our customers. Cajo’s world-class laser marking technology provides Anixter a competitive advantage as well as opportunities to provide laser marking solutions throughout our global footprint. We value Cajo’s agility and proactive business development, which meshes well into Anixter’s business culture.”