WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, has received the Industrial Distributor of the Year Award from Souriau, a leading manufacturer of connectors for severe environments widely used in the aerospace, defense, transportation, and industrial controls markets.
This is the first time that Souriau has named an Industrial Distributor of the Year. Criteria for the award includes sales growth, development and expansion of customer base, target customer inventory and scope of inventory mix.
"We are very excited to have Heilind as one of our best channel partners," said Ron Strain, National Distribution Manager at Souriau. "When you have a chance to work with them it becomes apparent why Heilind has become one of top connector distributors in the industry. Their knowledge of interconnect and their outstanding customer service are both a cut above the rest."
"I'm pleased to receive the Industrial Distributor of the Year Award from Souriau," said Alan Clapp, Heilind Vice President – Supplier Business. "Souriau has been a valued partner for us, and I'm sure I speak for all of us at Heilind when I say we're very excited to be the first to receive this special recognition. I look forward to continued success in Heilind's partnership with Souriau."
About Heilind Electronics
Founded in 1974, Heilind Electronics, Inc. (www.heilind.com) is one of the world's leading distributors of connectors, relays, switches, thermal management & circuit protection products, terminal blocks, wire & cable, wiring accessories and insulation & identification products. Heilind has 25 North American sales offices, two automated distribution centers and a highly versatile value-added center. Follow Heilind on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Heilind and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Heilind.
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