Norco’s NorTECH facility is serving a few roles for North America’s largest independent distributor.
The state-of-the-art NorTECH training and automation center is not only a place for students and customers’ employees to train and use the latest automation, productivity and safety enhancing equipment. NorTECH, which is in the Salt Lake City area, is also a selling tool, a place where customers can come and try the equipment for themselves before purchasing.
“NorTECH is our window to the market for that high-end equipment,” Robert Mohr Gerry, Executive Vice President, Industrial Division, at Norco Inc., told gasworld. “The center is designed to accomplish a couple different things, one of them is the community connection and education, and we bring in the institutions. The high schools can’t afford any equipment like this, some of the tech schools can’t afford a robot or a $200,000 cutting table. We can bring those people through and give them experience of this type of equipment, expose the student and faculty to what is out there.
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