Allied Electronics to distribute Optek Technology product line

April 11, 2007
Date Announced: 11 Apr 2007 Allied Electronics, a subsidiary of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), has signed a distribution agreement with TT electronics OPTEK Technology to distribute its full line of visible LED products in North America. "Allied is pleased to add OPTEK Technology to our product line," said Lee Davidson, president of Allied. "Customers purchasing OPTEK products from Allied can expect a broad range of products available in stock and in the quantities they need."Allied will carry OPTEK's full product offering, including fiber optic devices, optoelectronic components, magnetic sensors and LED components and assemblies."Allied has many years of experience in the electronics industry and we believe this partnership will allow our respective organizations to continue to grow," said Alan Bennett, vice-president of sales and marketing for OPTEK Technology. "With 56 sales branches throughout the US and Canada, Allied is well equipped to meet the needs of all of our North American customers."For more information, contact an Allied representative at 1.800.433.5700. About Allied ElectronicsAllied Electronics' headquarters are located in Fort Worth, Texas. Allied is a subsidiary of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the world leading catalog component distributor. Electrocomponents has operations in six continents and headquarters in Oxford, England.

Roxanne Martinez 817-595-8566 Marketing Campaign Manager Allied Electronics Inc. Fort Worth, TX

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