SOURCE: NKK Switches

May 23, 2012 12:33 ET

NKK Switches Honors Top Distributors

Awards Presented at EDS 2012 Highlight Top Performing Distributors

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - May 23, 2012) - At the EDS 2012 conference in Las Vegas, NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switching devices, honored seven of its distributor partners for outstanding performance and excellent support within the NKK Switches supply chain. The awards were given based on fiscal year 2011 sales results.

"We highly value each of our distributors and are thrilled at the performance in 2011 of the seven we honored at EDS this year," said Jani Duffy, distribution sales manager. "These seven distributors were unrivaled in performance and displayed an outstanding commitment to excellence and to NKK, our products and their customers."

The award categories and winners were:

  • Million Dollar Club Members: Allied Electronics, Heilind Electronics, Digi-Key and Mouser Electronics

  • Product Manager of the Year: Dion Brugger, Mouser Electronics

  • #1 Global Distributor: Arrow Electronics

  • #1 Online Distributor: Mouser Electronics

  • #1 Regional Distributor: Components Center

  • Largest Growth Percentage for a Distributor: Digi-Key

  • Largest Growth Percentage for a Regional Distributor: Electro Sonic

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, surface mount and programmable switches. NKK manufactures more than 3.5 million toggle, rocker, pushbutton, slide, rotary, DIP rotary, keypad and keylock switches, each of which can be used as the foundation of a customized design. 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, customization and a commitment to excellence. The company provides a full suite of customization solutions that include: design, programming, printing and support. Downloadable 3D CAD models of the company's switches are available, allowing design engineers to quickly integrate complex models into their designs at no charge. 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 human-machine interface for their products rely on the broad product line, specialized design expertise and customer 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. Visit the NKK Web site at www.nkkswitches.com.