Buehler Announces Expansion of Relationship with Berg Engineering

Berg to Represent Buehler in Material Preparation and Hardness in expanded US territory

Lake Bluff, IL Buehler announces the expansion of a sales and service partnership with Berg Engineering, a distributor of material testing equipment since 1969. Berg has been selling and supporting the Wilson brand of hardness equipment since 2000. With the partnership, Berg’s salesforce and service teams will also assist material preparation customers throughout the Northwest area.

The Berg team will provide enhanced service to Buehler customers in government, education, research, material science, and low volume industrial applications. The Buehler-Berg partnership will be strengthened with Berg supporting hardness and sample preparation customers in Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Puerto Rico.

According to Julien Noel, Director of Strategy and Innovation, “By combining resources, Buehler customers will have more points of contact and an experienced team of sales and service personnel. Customers will benefit from customer service/sales support, quick equipment service and an additional stocked consumables warehouse for fast fulfillment. Buehler customers can be assured that they will have first rate service and products in a timely fashion.”

Meredith Platt, Vice President and General Manager at Buehler adds, “We cherish our relationship with
Berg as one of our longest standing distributors. Today we announce an expansion of the geographic area and the customer base that Berg will oversee on behalf of Buehler. We are excited to partner with Berg and deliver additional support and service to our loyal customers. Berg also has complete service capabilities and has an ISO17025 accredited calibration and service center to better support our clients testing equipment.”

“The Buehler partnership will allow us to provide a complete materials analysis solution from a single local supplier. The customer benefits from dedicated sales, local expertise, product knowledge and a complete service center. We also have a stocking warehouse of consumables and ship same day across the country,” explains Stephen Berg, Berg Engineering President.

About Buehler
Buehler, An ITW Company, is a global industrial manufacturer of value-added consumables and testing equipment with related service businesses. The company innovates solutions and offers expert service and support throughout the materials preparation and analysis market. For additional information on the Buehler product offering please visit www.buehler.com or contact Buehler at marketing@buehler.com or telephone 1-847-295-6500.

In 2006, Buehler was acquired by ITW, a developer and processor of engineered components, industrial systems and consumables. ITW is a global, Fortune 200 company with 51,000 employees across 56 countries. For additional information on ITW please visit www.itw.com.

About Berg Engineering
Berg Engineering and Sales Company has been supplying nondestructive and material testing equipment since 1969. They represent the world’s leading manufacturers of testing devices. In 1969 they started with Krautkramer Branson now a division of GE Inspection Technologies testing equipment lines. Other manufacturers include Buehler, Fluke Electronics, Magnaflux NDT Solutions, Cordex, Zetec and many more. Berg Engineering has an ISO17025 accredited calibration and service center to better support clients’ testing equipment. For additional information, telephone 1-847-577-3980 or visit www.bergeng.com.

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