Sullins Adds Silfox to European Distribution Network

 

San Marcos, CA-January 2, 2006-
Sullins Electronics, a global leader in the design and manufacture of board level interconnect products, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement with France-based Silfox S. A., leading specialists in connector and interconnect products distribution. The agreement is effective immediately and covers the distribution of both the Sullins and Micro Plastics lines of connectors throughout France. The contract encompasses Sullins’ broad offering of conventional, lead-free and RoHS-compliant edgecards, headers, bilevel, and CompactPCI ?connectors, as well as parts engineered for high-temperature applications.

Under the terms of the agreement, Silfox will provide local engineering and customer support for Sullins’ general and application-specific products to EOEMs, EMS providers and end users in a wide range of such industries as aerospace, medical instrumentation, test and measurement, telecommunications, and audio and video broadcast. Besides generating increased sales and awareness of Sullins’ extensive portfolio to its existing customer base, Silfox will aggressively market the connector lines to potential new customers in strategically targeted companies and industries.

“Silfox offers the technical expertise and logistics experience that Sullins requires when we look to grow our worldwide network of specialized connector distributors,” said Soussan Sullins, president of Sullins Electronics. “This new relationship will further allow our French customers greater access to our products, while assuring them the highest level of customer service, engineering support, on-time delivery, and cost efficiencies. We look forward to building a longlasting relationship with Silfox that not only extends our global reach, but ensures increased value to our mutual customers.”

Alain Moucheront, president of Silfox, states, “Partnering with Sullins by integrating their products into our current industry-leading connector and interconnect offering is an exciting opportunity for us. In addition to their parts being a superior fit for Silfox’s customer base, Sullins shares our dedication to providing seamless customer support options and product access throughout Europe. We are moreover equally committed to helping design engineers and purchasing professionals meet their profitability objectives will maintaining the highest quality standards.”

About Sullins Electronics, Corp.

Headquartered in San Marcos, CA, Sullins Electronics, Corp. (www.SullinsElectronics.com) has been a world leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of high-quality edge cards and headers since 1971. The Company provides the industry’s widest selection of UL/CUL approved edge cards, and additionally offers product development services together with engineering support. Sullins’ edge cards, headers, bilevel and CompactPCI connectors are widely specified for use in mission-critical applications by a broad spectrum of leading industrial, commercial, military and consumer products manufacturers. Sullins’ connectors and interconnect systems are offered through a global network of sales representatives and distributors.

About Silfox S. A.

Silfox, S. A. (www.silfox.fr/Version_GB/medianet.htm) is a privately held company located in Bonneuil sur Marne, France. Founded in 1992 by Alain Moucheront, Silfox is notably regarded as one of Europe’s foremost specialty distributors of connectors and thermal transfer products. The company distributes electronic components from premier manufactures and offers associated services to electronic original equipment manufactures (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in such industries as automotive, aerospace, medical, military, and semiconductor. Silfox further boasts an unsurpassed reputation for technical and logistical competence, along with superior customer service and support.

 

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