Weidmüller has announced the addition of design-in specialists, Acal BFi, to their UK distribution network. Starting in May, Acal BFi will focus on Weidmüller’s wide range of connectivity products.
“Acal BFi have a strong reputation for designing in components and this, combined with Weidmüller’s comprehensive product range and application support, will result in a strong partnership which means that our customers will be able to take advantage of an exceptional combination of skills and products,” said Craig Ollerenshaw, Distribution Manager at Weidmüller.
Initially, the partnership will concentrate on promoting Weidmüller’s Omnimate and Rockstar portfolios.
The Omnimate applications-based product line includes PCB terminals and PCB connectors, panel feed-through terminal blocks, and electronics housings for industrial applications with emphases on signal processing and power electronics.
The Rockstar heavy-duty connectors range is used for the secure, simple and time-saving assembly of machinery and facilities and includes connector housings made of die-cast aluminium which offer excellent protection against dirt, moisture and mechanical stress.
Acal BFi are the European leader in advanced technology solutions and provide their customers with technical solutions by offering a unique, consultative, design led approach in clearly defined market niches. Employing approximately 1,000 people, the company also incorporates strong technical sales and marketing expertise enabling it to focus on the demand creation and high standards of technical support which differentiates it from its competitors.
“The introduction of Weidmüller’s Omnimate and Rockstar portfolios to our interconnect range will help us open up new design opportunities in new and existing customers whilst complementing our existing interconnect offerings. This relationship further provides design opportunities across all areas of our business and we look forward to working with such a recognised leader in their field.” Said David Gibbs, General Manager at Acal BFi.
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