SOURCE: NKK Switches

September 04, 2007 18:50 ET

NKK Announces Rep Inc. as Newest Authorized Representative

Agreement Strengthens NKK Presence in Southern US

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - September 4, 2007) - NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switching devices, is proud to announce the appointment of Rep Inc. as their authorized representative in the states of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

Since its establishment in 1963, Rep Inc. has served the marketplace in these states, representing some of the finest electronic components manufacturers in the industry. Rep Inc.'s strong presence with authorized NKK distributors and NKK customers will serve to further enhance NKK's preferred position in the marketplace.

"Rep Inc.'s proven expertise and a commitment to service is in line with our values and commitment to our customers," said Frances Amoss, Vice President-Sales, NKK Switches. "The addition of Rep Inc. to NKK's solid lineup of representatives will further strengthen our network in the North American marketplace, particularly in the rapidly growing southeastern states where Rep Inc. is already an established player."

"Participating in NKK's representative network will help us deliver essential solutions to our electronics industry customers," said Charles Woody, President, Rep Inc. "We feel our two companies have similar philosophies and strategies, and that this partnership will deliver great results for both our two companies and our customers. We look forward to a successful, long-standing partnership."

Rep Inc. is a growing and aggressive company that combines 44 years of experience and knowledge in all aspects of the electronic components industry. Their headquarters is located in Huntsville, Alabama, with additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia, Raleigh, NC, and Charlotte, NC, strategically located to most effectively serve the territory. The company's dynamic sales team is comprised of 20 committed professionals to support the sales of NKK Switches in the marketplace.

NKK Switches products are sold through a solid foundation of comprehensive distribution channels as well as directly to the customer. NKK's distribution line up includes tier one, national, catalog, and local/regional distributors.

A leading designer and producer of electromechanical switches, NKK Switches offers one of the industry's most extensive selections of illuminated, process sealed, miniature, specialty and surface mount switches. The company manufactures more than four million toggle, rocker, pushbutton, slide, rotary, DIP rotary, keypad and keylock switches. All switches are designed and manufactured to provide the quality and dependability that has made NKK the benchmark for reliability for over half a century.

NKK continues to lead the industry in responding to the needs of the marketplace with innovation, high reliability and a commitment to excellence. The company provides environmentally safe products for its valued customers, including the myriad of issues that are covered under the RoHS directive. NKK maintains a complete network of qualified representatives and distributors through the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.

Engineers who design the man-machine interface for their products rely on the broad product line, specialized design expertise and customers' support of NKK Switches. For more information contact NKK Switches, 7850 E. Gelding Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Phone 480/991-0942. Fax 480/998-1435. See the NKK Web site at

Contact Rep Inc., at 11535 Gilleland Road, Huntsville, AL. Phone 256/881-9270. Fax 256/882-6692. See the Rep Inc. Website at

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:

    Chris Walker
    Connect Public Relations

    Debbie Martin
    NKK Switches