Sullins Electronics and Bisco Industries Ink Distribution Agreement


San Marcos, CA-December 12, 2005-
Announced today by Sullins Electronics, a world leader in the design and manufacture of connectors and interconnect systems, is the signing of a distribution agreement with Bisco Industries, Inc., an international distributor of specialty fasteners and electronic components. The agreement, effective immediately, allows Bisco to promote, supply and support both the Sullins and Micro Plastics lines of connectors and interconnect systems throughout North America. Among the products covered in the contract are conventional, lead-free and RoHS -compliant edge cards, headers, bi-level, and CompactPCI connectors, along with parts engineered for high-temperature applications.

Under the terms of the agreement, Bisco is responsible for the distribution and marketing of the product lines from their over 32 sales and service offices throughout the United States and Canada. The company will focus on offering local customer service and engineering support to design engineers and purchasing professionals in the aerospace, medical instrumentation, test and measurement, telecommunications, audio, video and broadcast industries. Moreover, they are charged with reaching out to new customers and market sectors to increase Sullins’ overall sales penetration.

According to Soussan Sullins, president of Sullins, “Naming Bisco to our roster of North American distributors is a critical step in Sullins’ strategic plan to broaden both international and domestic distribution channels. Bisco’s impressive record of achievement in uncovering opportunities for connector sales in markets we’ve targeted for superior growth potential made them a logical choice. Sullins is proud to be partnering with Bisco as they not only understand our markets, but respect customers’ requirements for responsive service, and technical assistance.”

“We’re extremely pleased to add Sullins’ quality products to our line card of best-in-class suppliers,” stated Don Wagner, executive vice president, of Bisco. “Their products are a natural complement to Bisco’s existing portfolio, and round out our connector and interconnect offering. This agreement strengthens our ability to offer one-stop shopping for quality connector and interconnect solutions, and gives customers increased access to premier products at highly competitive price points.”

About Sullins Electronics, Corp.

Headquartered in San Marcos, CA, Sullins Electronics, Corp. ( has been a world leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of high-quality edgecards and headers since 1971. The Company provides the industry’s widest selection of UL/CUL approved edgecards, and additionally offers product development services together with engineering support. Sullins’ edgecards, headers, bilevel and CompactPCI connectors are widely specified for use in mission-critical applications by a broad spectrum of leading industrial, commercial, military and consumer products manufacturers. Sullins’ connectors and interconnect systems are offered through a global network of sales representatives and distributors.


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