SOURCE: World Micro, Inc.

World Micro, Inc.

April 08, 2014 07:15 ET

World Micro Partners With RWK to Expand Brazilian Markets

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2014) - Georgia-based electronics distributor, World Micro, Inc., announced today that they will partner with RWK, a Brazilian sales representative firm serving the aerospace, defense/military and industrial markets. RWK will represent World Micro in Brazil to facilitate new relationships with Brazilian companies in aerospace, telecommunications and related industries.

RWK has a successful 35-year history within the Brazilian aerospace and defense/military. A registered importer/exporter in Brazil, RWK is TRACE certified and registered as a Broker with the U.S. Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance (DTCC).

"With the $3 billion independent distribution industry continuing to develop as a significant and critical portion of the supply chain, access to authentic, traceable electronic components from markets throughout the world is gaining in importance," said Dan Ellsworth, World Micro CEO. "We are very pleased that we will be working with RWK in Brazil. The professionalism of RWK personnel and their knowledge of the Brazilian markets add value. We believe that this will be a mutually beneficial relationship that will grow and benefit RWK, World Micro and our customers."

"This relationship lays the groundwork for a substantial future in terms of the Aerospace and commercial markets," commented Alan Kahl of RWK Ltda. "We are looking forward to working together to navigate complex import / export regulations and provide value to Brazilian companies, many of whom support mission-critical applications."

About World Micro: World Micro, Inc. is a global, aerospace, military, commercial, and medical electronic component and products distributor focused on quality systems. Since 1996, World Micro has helped its customers solve difficult supply chain issues through innovative research, design, sourcing, stocking, and procurement, inventory, and management solutions. World Micro is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with Asian distribution hub in Penang, Malaysia.

About RWK: RWK Ltda is a Brazilian company with strong ties to the local aerospace and defense markets. Working with worldwide companies, it has assisted several clients in gaining market share in Brazil. RWK Ltda was established in 1979, is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro and also has offices in Caçapava, SP.

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