NRC Electronics to distribute Optek product line

Dec. 6, 2007

Carrollton, Texas, December 5 - TT electronics Optek Technology has selected NRC Electronics as a global distributor of its complete product offering. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., NRC Electronics will provide the necessary technical support and "on demand" distribution for Optek's optoelectronic sensors, fiber optic devices, visible LED components and assemblies.

"NRC's expertise in the component industry, along with sales locations in the Americas, Asia and Europe, positions them well to meet the needs of our optoelectronic and solid-state lighting customers worldwide," said Alan Bennett, vice president of sales and marketing for Optek Technology. "With their unique approach to serving the market in terms of logistics and supply chain management, we look forward to the new opportunities this partnership will create."

NRC Electronics, a leader in distribution logistics and supply chain management, has continually ranked among the top five distributors of electronics components. With In-Plant Store (IPS) locations in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe, NRC is able to provide customized logistics, products and services to OEM customers and electronic manufacturers throughout the world.

Optek Technology is a manufacturer of standard and application-specific sensors using infrared, visible, magnetic and fiber optic technologies focused on applications in office machines, industrial equipment, encoders, automotive electronics, military and high-reliability applications, and medical diagnostic equipment. Headquartered in Carrollton, TX, the company is ISO/TS16949:2002 and BS EN ISO 9001:2000 certified, as well as ITAR registered. Optek Technology was acquired by TT electronics in December 2003.

TT electronics plc is a global electronics company manufacturing a broad range of advanced electronic components, assemblies and sensor modules for the automotive, industrial, telecommunication, computer and aerospace markets.