Ioxus Partners with WPG Americas for North American Distribution of Ultracapacitors

August 11, 2011 by Jeff Shepard

Ioxus, Inc. a manufacturer of ultracapacitor technology for transportation, alternative energy, medical, industrial and consumer product markets, announced the addition of WPG Americas to its North American distribution channel. WPG Americas serves industries such as semiconductors and passive, electro-mechanical and display products, significantly broadening Ioxus’ potential customer base in the region. By providing technical and marketing support to carefully selected channel partners, Ioxus can deliver components more quickly to more customers in more markets globally.

"WPG Americas is known for its world-class supply chain and logistics capabilities, and the company offers the high-tech components and technical sales force our focus markets require," said Brendan Andrews, Vice President of Sales of Ioxus. "We expect this partnership to serve as Ioxus’ anchor in North America, and we look forward to working with WPG Americas and its customers."

WPG Americas joins other partners, including Mouser Electronics, Atlantic Components and Ineltek USA, in serving North American needs for higher capacity ultracapacitors that deliver greater power density in a smaller package. Ioxus continues to expand its global distribution network to fulfill the need for ultracapacitors and hybrid capacitors in alternative energy, automotive and LED lighting applications for which manufacturers are seeking higher cycle life, wider temperature range tolerance and lower total cost of ownership.

"We are very excited to add Ioxus to our line card. The company brings market leading ultracapacitor solutions for us in alternative energy, storage, transportation and other key markets for WPG Americas," said Greg Provenzano, Vice President, North America-sales and Engineering solutions of WPG Americas. "Our customers are looking forward to deploying Ioxus solutions."