TE CONNECTIVITY AND INTERCONTEC ANNOUNCE CO-BRANDING FOR JAPAN
|New agreement for circular metric connectors delivers benefits for Japanese industrial customers
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland - August 4, 2014 - TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) and Intercontec have signed an agreement for an enhanced collaboration in the Japanese market in which TE will distribute Intercontec's range of circular metric connectors. In addition, TE will provide technical support and after-sales service for the product range, which will be made available in co-branded packaging.
The collaboration will give industrial customers in Japan immediate access to Intercontec's world-class connectors, while at the same time offering the full service and support that can only be delivered by an established local supplier such as TE.
Mimura-san, sales manager, TE Industrial Japan, said: "We are delighted to be able to offer this innovative Intercontec product range to the Japanese market. With a strong reputation for reliability and operating to the highest international standards, these connectors will complement the well-established TE range of connectivity solutions. Moreover, they will offer Japanese manufacturers an opportunity to compete more effectively in local and international markets, where enhanced protection against electromagnetic disturbance is a key consideration."
According to Thomas Schmidt, SVP TE Industrial "This agreement enables TE to offer customers in Japan its broadest ever portfolio of connectivity solutions. Moreover, it underlines our commitment to offer our customers extraordinary service as we set out to bring them products and solutions that exceed their expectations."
Wolfgang Pfeiffer, president and owner of Intercontec, said: "We are delighted to be partnering with a leading global player who is able to represent our product range throughout Japan - offering customers the highest levels of service, to match the quality of our products. Japanese customers will now be able to access our products, with total confidence and the assurance that they will be able to gain local support from TE Connectivity at any time."
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