Omron Awards Heilind Electronics: Best in Class, North America

SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwire - May 26, 2010) - Omron Electronic Components LLC presented Heilind Electronics with the 2010 Best in Class North American distributor partner award at the annual Electronics Distribution Show in Las Vegas. Accepting the award on behalf of Heilind Electronics was Bob Clapp, President.

Criteria for the award was judged over Omron's fiscal year, ending March 21, 2010, and was determined by a proven performance record of strong sales and customer growth in North America. Over the evaluation period, Heilind was named as the Top chosen distribution partner from Omron's field sales force; they were most active at the sales level in both Mexico and the United States. Heilind continues to inventory and promote strategic products, resulting in connector sales growth of 50% year over year; and sales increased 32% second fiscal half over first. These achievements combined fully demonstrated the performance of a Best in Class recipient.

"We are very pleased once again to have our efforts acknowledged by Omron. This is absolutely a team effort and I'm very proud of the Heilind team and how well they are working with the Omron team," commented Heilind President Bob Clapp.

Omron's Distribution Sales Manager, Ms. Kris Whitehouse, responded, "Heilind continues to be a solid partner. They stock, promote and sell our key products, but most importantly, they are strategically working with the Omron Sales Force across the country and Mexico. We are very proud of the progress we've made between our two organizations."

About Omron
For 75 years, Omron Electronic Components has been a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced electronic components. Extensive product groups include relays, switches, connectors, MEMS flow sensors, pressure sensors, and optical components. Omron Electronic Components is the Americas subsidiary of Omron Corporation, a $7.5 billion global leading supplier of electronics and control system components and services. Their broad product offering can be found in applications for the communications, transportation, medical, HVAC, appliance, industrial automation, consumer electronics, and test & measurement markets around the world. Omron Electronic Components has an extensive sales network consisting of regional sales engineers, inside sales representatives, technical sales assistants, customer service staff, and an authorized Distributor network. 

Contact Information:

For further information, contact:
Cami Marsh
Marketing Communications Coordinator
Omron Electronic Components
55 Commerce Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: 847-755-7814
Fax: 847-839-2488