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Sciemetric signs Gescan as distributor in Ontario

Sciemetric announces new Ontario distributor

Ottawa, Canada – Sciemetric Instruments (, whose technology has been used for over 25 years by some of the world’s largest manufacturers to improve quality and their manufacturing processes, today announced a strategic alliance with Gescan Ontario a division of Sonepar Canada. The agreement provides Gescan Ontario rights to distribute Sciemetric products in Ontario.

Under this alliance, Gescan Ontario will offer the complete line of sigPOD process monitors and Sciemetric’s QualityWorX data management tools and provide customers with installation, service and support.

“Sciemetric’s technology is a strong fit for our Manufacturing Excellence portfolio,” said Ivan Romanow, Director of Sales and Marketing, Gescan Ontario. “This agreement will allow us to help the manufacturers we work with to meet their goals for zero defect realization.”

Sciemetric’s technology provides the visibility into production processes that manufacturers need to meet quality, yield and cost reduction goals. sigPOD is a robust, flexible and scalable process monitoring platform that is used for in-process inspection for a range of applications such as press-fit monitoring, leak testing, torque to turn, sound and vibration analysis, weld monitoring, dispense monitoring, part gauging or profiling, and crimping. It applies signature analysis to accurately and reliably catch manufacturing defects as they occur and collects and stores all data from the operation. QualityWorX is a manufacturing data management tool that automates the storage, retrieval, analysis and reporting of these data.  With just a few clicks it provides reports, proof of compliance and root cause analysis of defects and bottlenecks.

About Sciemetric Instruments

Since 1981, Sciemetric’s process-monitoring and quality-management systems and software have enabled some of the world’s largest automotive, medical and industrial manufacturers to gain visibility into, and control over, their manufacturing processes. On the production floor, process signature verification (PSV) technology provides the most accurate determination of process health and part quality while collecting all data. Manufacturing managers use Sciemetric’s analytic tools to transform the data into actionable information to reduce costs, manage quality and maximize yield while providing proof of process compliance and complete line-wide traceability. Visit for more information.

About Gescan Ontario

Gescan Ontario, part of Sonepar Canada Inc. one of the world’s largest electrical distributor networks, is a premier distributor of automation, process and electrical solutions for the manufacturing, utilities and process markets. With the ever increasing demands on today's manufacturers to enable Lean Manufacturing, JIT (Just In Time) delivery, reduce WIP (Work In Process) inventories and have greater insight into their process require an increasing level of system capabilities, coupled with more robust and effective solutions for supporting automation and information technologies. Gescan's manufacturing solutions assist in – Zero Defect Realization, Continuous Process Improvements and Traceability/Genealogy/Part Marking. Visit for more information.

 Media contacts:

Linda Moran
Director of Marketing
Sciemetric Instruments
Phone: 613-254-7054 x246

Ivan Romanow, CET 
Director of Sales and Marketing
Gescan Ontario, a Division of Sonepar Canada
Phone: 905-693-6311 ext 5301 


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