Richardson Electronics To Distribute EPCOS Power Conversion Products In North America

February 05, 2008 by Jeff Shepard

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. announced that it has signed a North American distribution agreement with EPCOS, a company that offers a broad portfolio of capacitors, thermistors, varistors, surge arrestors, inductors, ferrites and SAW filters, which Richardson thinks will enhance its ability to satisfy the varied and constantly changing needs of its global power conversion customers.

"Richardson Electronics’ strong sales organization; established industry relationships; and specialized engineering, design and manufacturing capabilities, will help to fortify our distribution position within the Industrial Electronics sector," said Norm LeBel, Vice President North American Sales, EPCOS. "Richardson’s wide product offering, as well as its ability to provide technical and logistical support to customers globally, make them a valued partner."

"We are very pleased to partner with such a recognized global leader in developing, manufacturing and providing electronic component solutions," added Frank Guihan, Business Unit Manager of Richardson’s Passive Power Conversion Product Group. "As a leading provider of power conversion products, this agreement with EPCOS confirms to our customers our commitment to provide ’World Class’ products from ’World Class’ manufacturers."