Sullins Electronics Names Cambridge to Distribute Full Connector Lines in the UK


San Marcos, CA-June 29, 2005-
Announced today by Sullins Electronics, a world leader in the design and manufacture of connectors and interconnect systems, is the appointment of Cambridge Electronic Industries Ltd. to distribute both the Sullins and Micro Plastics lines of connectors throughout the United Kingdom. Products featured under the agreement include conventional, lead-free and RoHS-compliant edgecards, headers, bi level, and CompactPCI connectors, including parts engineered for high temperature applications.

The pact charges Cambridge with the responsibility of distributing and marketing Sullins and Micro Plastics full connector lines to OEMs and end users throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Among the industries in which these products are applicable are aerospace, medical instrumentation, test and measurement, and telecommunications, together with audio and video broadcast.

“This new initiative will significantly increase the accessibility and support for Sullins’ products in Europe,” stated Soussan Sullins, president of Sullins. “Cambridge has a superior reputation for state-of-the industry distribution services and unrivaled customer support in the UK. Their extensive experience in marketing quality connectors to design engineers and purchasing personnel makes them an ideal fit within our growing global distribution network. We’re very confident that Cambridge will be successful in increasing Sullins’ share of new and existing key markets.”

Commenting on the agreement, Mike Wilson, CEO of Cambridge, said, “Sullins’ premier products are a great enhancement to our broad connector line card which includes many top global manufacturers. By adding these new lines to our offering, customers will benefit from having a significantly deeper selection of interconnects available from a single source. This will not only optimize their design and manufacturing flexibility, but help speed their products’ time-to-market.”

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 edge cards and headers since 1971. The Company provides the industry’s widest selection of UL/CUL approved edge cards, and additionally offers product development services together with engineering support. Sullins’ edge cards, headers, bi level 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 Cambridge Electronic

Cambridge Electronic Industries Ltd. ( is a leading, Cambridge, England based manufacturer and distributor of high quality interconnect components for employment in communications, broadcast, instrumentation, automation and varied industrial applications. Included on their product roster are electronic connectors, cable assemblies, sub-systems and enclosures, as well as custom/application specific design and manufacturing capabilities. The Company’s support team is comprised of highly trained and experienced design and development engineers who provide customers with a broad base of industry knowledge and technical experience. Cambridge’s factories are ISO9000 certified to assure the highest standards of supply, performance, and durability.


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