Sullins Electronics Broadens Existing Distribution Relationship with Kestronics to Serve South Asia


San Marcos, CA-June 3, 2005-
Sullins Electronics, a world leader in the design and manufacture of connectors and interconnect systems, today named Kestronics Group of companies . as the distributor for its full line of Micro Plastics connectors throughout South Asia. With this appointment, Sullins continues to strengthen its ability to serve worlds markets, and expand its current, 15-year relationship with Kestronics in the region.

Under the terms of the new agreement, Kestronics, a subsidiary group of Sunright Ltd., will now distribute, market, service and support both Micro Plastics’ and Sullins’ products in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, and China (Shanghai, Tianjin and Guangzhou). Notably covered in the agreement are full lines of conventional, lead-free and RoHS-compliant edgecards, headers, bilevel, and CompactPCI connectors, including those engineered for high-temperature applications.

“The appointment of Kestronics to also distribute our Micro Plastics line in South Asia is a critical point in our strategic plan to enhance our distribution channels”, commented Soussan Sullins, president of Sullins Electronics. “As demand for our products continues to grow in Asia, we needed a distribution partner with a proven track record in providing technical support and design services, as well as distribution expertise. Based on our long-standing, successful relationship with Kestronics, they were the logical choice.”

P.L. Chio (General Manager), of Kestronics, stated, “Sullins and Kestronics have always shared the common goal of providing customers with value-added service, unsurpassed technical competence and access to best-in-class products. By offering Sullins’ and Micro Plastics’ comprehensive product lines to our expanding Asian customer base, we are able to further satisfy their requirements for competitively priced, high-quality connectors and interconnects.”

About Sullins Electronics

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.

About Kestronics

Kestronics Group of companies.(, a subsidiary group of publicly-listed Sunright Limited, distributes a broad array of world-class electronic components including military and specialty connectors, high-temperature edgecard connectors, data communications network cables, EMI filters and chokes. These products are used in such industrial applications as military/aerospace, medical, electronics, and telecommunications. The Company employs a professional staff of sales, marketing, customer support, and factory-trained application engineers. Based and founded in Singapore in 1982, Kestronics maintains operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Greater China.


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