Linear Transfer Automation has forged a strategic alliance with Germany-based Strothmann Machines & Handling. The exclusive technology agreement covers the North American market for Strothmann’s compact crossbar and high-speed tandem press line automation products.

Linear Transfer will provide sales and marketing, integration, auxiliary equipment design and supply, service, spare parts, and warranty on the Strothmann products. Included is the Feeder Plus 6 neo, an innovative feeder for linking press lines, suitable for new press installs as well as for the retrofit market.