Key Plant signs K-TIG UK distribution agreement.

23rd August 2021


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Key Plant Automation Ltd is proud to announce it has signed a new distribution agreement with Australian high speed welding technology manufacturer K-TIG for the UK market. The agreement follows on from the success of the first distribution agreement with our USA subsidiary (Key Plant USA) in January for the US market.

“As a leading integrator and automation provider across the globe, Key Plant is always seeking to innovate and deliver solutions that create real value. Key Plant automation systems paired with K-TIG welding technology offers unparalleled quality, cost savings and increased output capacity for our clients,” said Jon Grigg, Managing Director Key Plant Automation.

“This is an important step in growing our network of quality partners within the UK & Europe. K-TIG technology compliments the Key Plant core offering, network, and presence in the automation technology sector,” said K-TIG Managing Director, Adrian Smith.

“K-TIG and Key Plant are able to create turnkey solutions across a multitude of sectors and there is increasing demand. This will enable our clients to realise not only the cost reduction, quality and time benefits of K-TIG technology but also help their businesses innovate, stay ahead of regulatory changes and move closer to carbon Net Zero,” said Ben Hall, K-TIG General Manager, UK & Europe.

Under the terms of the distribution agreement:


  • Key Plant and K-TIG will establish an advanced manufacturing demonstration facility with in-house technical capability that will allow the delivery of welding automation solutions that incorporate K-TIG’s products.
  • Key Plant will distribute K-TIG’s welding products in the UK as part of its turnkey welding automation solutions; and
  • K-TIG will provide sales leads to Key Plant customers requiring turnkey welding automation solutions.
Key Plant K-TIG demo area

K-TIG Demonstration Area at K-TIG headquarters in Australia.

Key Plant equipment; HSC500 fixed height headstock and PPC process pipe cell welding manipulator incorporated with K-TIG 1000 Evolve-II Keyhole TIG welding system.

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