Meritec Announces Franchised Distribution Agreement With BTC Electronic Components

Jan 29, 2013, 09:00 ET from Meritec

PAINESVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritec, a manufacturer of high-performance electrical and electronic interconnect embedded systems, connectors and cable assemblies, is pleased to announce a franchised distribution agreement with BTC Electronic Components (BTC).  BTC is a 100% franchised/authorized, stocking and value-added assembly supplier of connectors, backshells and interconnect accessories.

"Meritec is excited about the new relationship with BTC," said Michael Cole, President of Meritec. "The new partnership complements our continued efforts to expand Meritec's Mil/Aero channel to market.  BTC's wide range of Customers and great relationships will help to market and distribute our broad line of rugged high speed interconnect and cable assemblies."

"Meritec is pleased to have established a partnership with BTC to distribute our full line of products and promote our various interconnect solutions to their customer base," added Ed Weinfurtner, Meritec's CEO.  "In particular, we envision BTC being an integral partner in the sales, service, and support of our new 'Hercules' rugged high speed interconnect product line which is now in production."

As part of the agreement, BTC will distribute the full range of Meritec products including Hercules, VPX, 2mm HMA, flash memory sockets, PCI Express and Flat Flex Cabling.

"Meritec is recognized as a market leader in providing solutions for their customers' most challenging interconnect applications," said Paul Moseley, president/CEO of BTC.  "At BTC, we are committed to providing our customers with a solution to all their interconnect requirements. The addition of the Meritec franchise and their innovative technology and engineering expertise further strengthens this commitment."

"The end result," continued Moseley, "will allow us to support our customers when they need a complete solution for their interconnect application. When an off-the-shelf product is not available, they can turn to the combined technical expertise and experience of BTC and Meritec."

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About Meritec:
Meritec and its West Coast affiliate, Joy Signal Technology, are signal integrity leaders and preferred vertically integrated manufacturers of high-performance electrical and electronic interconnect embedded systems and connectors.  To learn more about Meritec, please visit:

About BTC Electronic Components:
Headquartered in Wake Forest, NC, BTC is a manufacturer franchised/authorized interconnect supplier for over 30 premium manufacturers serving the aerospace, military, and commercial industries. BTC is a small business, ITAR Registered and is AS9100 Rev C, ISO 9001:2008, ITAR, and MIL-STD-790 certified.  They separate themselves from other connector suppliers through service, quality and expertise. In addition, the company ensures 100% traceability on all parts.  To learn more about BTC and their product offerings, please visit:

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