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Allied Electronics

February 24, 2011 10:46 ET

Allied Electronics Named Catalog Distributor of the Year by Cherry

FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - February 24, 2011) - Allied Electronics was recently named Catalog Distributor of the Year for Cherry brand products by ZF Electronics.

Allied received the award for top sales and significant growth among the brand's catalog partners. Allied finished number one in terms of overall sales and had 56 percent growth, also ranked number one.

 "As a result of the dedication of the entire Allied team in their efforts to promote the Cherry product line, as well as everyone's ability to bring value to our partners, Allied Electronics was selected by the ZF team for this prestigious award," says Tim Soulis, Manager Distribution Sales & Marketing for ZF Electronics USA. "We look forward to continued growth and success as we assist each other in providing quality customer care."

Allied will accept the distinguished award at the Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nev., in late May.

"I'm very thankful to Cherry for recognizing Allied's accomplishments," says Scott McLendon, Allied Vice President of Product Management and Marketing. "Cherry has great people, and they are a pleasure to work with. They have fantastic products -- both legacy and new -- for a market segment that is very important to Allied. Our collaborative relationship should continue to drive positive results for both companies in the future."

About Allied Electronics
Allied Electronics is a small order, high service level distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products with over 50 sales offices across the United States and in Canada. With more than 2 million parts online and more than 115,000 products featured in the Allied Catalog, engineers and purchasers often look to Allied for prototyping due to its broad range of product solutions from over 300 world-class suppliers.

About Cherry and ZF Electronics
Cherry is a business unit of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, one of the world's leading automotive industry suppliers, specializing in driveline and chassis technologies. Cherry is a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of computer keyboards, snap-action and rocker switches, magnetic sensors and controls, and automotive modules.

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