Festo customers better connected with new Official Partner, Parmley Graham

Parmley Graham


Festo has partnered with one of the UK’s leading independent automation and control distributors, Gateshead headquartered, Parmley Graham.  Parmley Graham bring a wealth of benefits to UK customers, including technical expertise, stock and logistics complimented by many leading automation brands through their ten offices throughout the UK and numerous integration partners.  As specialists in control and automation, Parmley Graham are focusing on the Festo range of electric drive positioning systems for single and multi-axis handling and positioning tasks.


The range Parmley Graham is focusing on spans from the basic Simplified Motion Series of easy to use end to end, ready assembled rotary and linear axes up to field bus connected multi-axis stepper and servo motor drive combinations.  Warren Harvard, Festo Product Manager for Electric Automation says “Connectivity is key today in getting solutions up and running faster and more reliably and Parmley Grahams knowledge of the leading controls equipment means they able to bring their knowledge and experience to support applications typically in handling and positioning.  The extensive range of Festo electro-mechanical axes and cartesian system solutions also compliment their existing supplier ranges”.


Since they were established more than 100 years ago Parmley Graham have prided themselves on adding real customer value by helping businesses quickly identify and install their ideal automation solution going far beyond just distribution.


Festo is working closely with Parmley Graham’s sales and engineering team supported by an experienced Festo application engineer embedded within their organisation. 

George Mackey, Sales Director at Parmley Graham says “We are pleased to be working closely with Festo.  Festo fits perfectly into our product portfolio where we can add real value to our Customers by marrying the technology we currently sell, to Festo’s electrical and mechanical offering. We know our customers, especially system Integrators, are all looking to add more to their offer, Festo brings this and opens up far wider opportunities to the market we currently serve”.




Photo - left to right:

George Mackey – Sales Director, Parmley Graham
Joshua Swain – Controls & Automation Engineer, Festo
Warren Harvard – Product Manager, Festo
Nick Wilson – Managing Director, Parmley Graham