Colibrys, Avnet sign franchise agreement for NA

September 26, 2008:Colibrys and the Avnet Electronics Marketing business region of Avnet Inc., announced Avnet will distribute Colibrys’ full line of motion sensors in North America, and expand Colibrys’ visibility and coverage here.

North America represents a large market for harsh environment (energy, military and aerospace) and safety-critical (industrial and instrumentation) motion sensors. Colibrys’ standard MS7000, MS8000 and recently announced MS9000 and VS9000 products will be available immediately through Avnet Electronics Marketing.

“Colibrys has already established a strong customer base in North America for its leading-edge inertial accelerometers and vibration and seismic sensors. This new collaboration with Avnet allows Colibrys to accelerate access to major customers across various markets and to offer greater applications-specific support across all of North America. We look forward to building a very successful working relationship with Avnet over the coming years,” said Domenico Fumagalli, director of the company’s worldwide distribution network.

“Colibrys products are a great complement to our current motion sensor product portfolio,” said Bryan Brady, vice president, director of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas’ defense aerospace business unit. “We will now be able to offer our customers an extended range of measurement for multiple types of sensing in extremely harsh environments.”


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