STARLINE Expands to Asia Market

Jun 23, 2010, 12:28 ET from Universal Electric Corporation

PITTSBURGH, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Electric Corp. (UEC) announced plans to open an office in Asia, continuing its international expansion initiatives and a commitment to offer its signature STARLINE customizable power distribution solutions to businesses and facilities around the world.

With STARLINE product installations now in more than 30 countries, Canonsburg PA-based UEC has increased its staff/employees by more than 14% since January and sees its rapid growth continuing though the end of 2010.

According to David Skeans, UEC International Sales Manager, the STARLINE entry in Asia comes on the heels of the success of the recently opened European office.

"The tremendous success of our international expansion plan has resulted in a growing demand for STARLINE solutions," said Mr. Skeans. "Our STARLINE Track Busway product line has been extremely well-received by the European market, we are ready for, and enthusiastic about the growing opportunities in Asia." Mr. Skeans added that he expects the Asia office should be up and running by the end of this summer.

Innovators of flexible products designed to fit the electrical power needs of any business in any industry, Universal Electric is the only company dedicated exclusively to flexible power distribution products. The company's signature STARLINE brand is the industry's leading alternative to the restrictions of traditional wiring methods and the only fully flexible solution that allows access to power anywhere it is needed. "Our goal is to bring the safety, convenience and cost benefits of fully flexible power distribution to companies everywhere," said Mr. Skeans.

About UEC/STARLINE:

Universal Electric Corporation, the leader in customizable power distribution, has been an industry innovator for more than 85 years. The company's award-winning STARLINE systems are the only fully flexible products available that allow access to power anywhere it is needed. Designed to meet the changing electrical power needs of any business requiring ultimate flexibility, STARLINE products have revolutionized electrical power distribution in data centers, industrial manufacturing facilities, retail chains and grocery stores worldwide. UEC's recent global expansion initiatives have resulted in an international portfolio of STARLINE customers located in 21 countries.  

SOURCE Universal Electric Corporation



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