SOURCE: World Micro, Inc.

World Micro, Inc.

November 29, 2012 08:00 ET

World Micro Lands Distribution Deal With Wieland

Agreement Adds Comprehensive Line of Wieland Electric's Connector Technology

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2012) - Electronics distributor World Micro, Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement to become a distributor for Wieland Electric Inc. The agreement gives World Micro the ability to promote, distribute, and market Wieland terminal blocks, strips, multipole connectors, interface modules, remote I/O systems, signal conditioning products, wire marking and harnessing products, safety relays, and control modules.

Founded in 1910, Wieland Electric, Inc. is one of the pioneers of electrical connection technology and has set the standard in pluggable connection technology for building automation and automation technology, with particular emphasis on green technology.

"World Micro's customers constantly seek to find the latest and best electronic connectivity products and systems and Wieland has an incredible legacy of leadership in this market segment," stated Vikki Planche, World Micro's director of sales. "We're proud to represent Wieland to our customers," added Planche.

"Wieland always strives to maintain high ethical and moral standards in its dealings with distributors and customers and we work with distributors only after an in-depth analysis of market potential in the areas in which they could serve. I am happy to report that World Micro is well known for its ethical business practices and its global reach provides a perfect opportunity to extend the Wieland brand," said Mark C. Matheny, president of Wieland Electric, Inc. (USA).

About World Micro Components, Inc.
World Micro, Inc. is a global, aerospace, military, commercial, and medical electronic component and products distributor focused on quality systems. The company also leads the industry in detection of counterfeit components and anti-counterfeit education and training. Since 1996, World Micro has helped its customers solve difficult supply chain issues through innovative research, design, sourcing, stocking, procurement, inventory, and management solutions. World Micro, Inc. is privately held with headquarters in Roswell, Georgia, and an Asian distribution hub in Penang, Malaysia. The company's website is www.worldmicro.com and can be followed on Twitter at twitter.com/worldmicro.

About Wieland Electric, Inc.
Wieland Electric was founded in 1910 and is one of the pioneers of electrical connection technology. Its product range includes well over 20,000 components for industrial automation and building installation/automation. With its gesis® system Wieland has been the leader of the market worldwide in the field of pluggable electrical installation for buildings over 30 years. The podis® power bus system is predestined for automation solutions. Most notably, the modular system allows effective remote installation of logistics and transport systems. The internationally oriented family company has subsidiaries and sales organizations in Argentina, Belgium, China, Denmark, Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Canada, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Czech Republic, the US, and is represented in more than seventy countries worldwide. Wieland Holding comprises not only Wieland Electric, but also STOCKO group since 1998. Wieland Electric is certified according to the quality and environmental management systems ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001 and EC environmental audit ordinance/ EMAS.

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