Orion Fans and Heilind Electronics Partner to Provide Thermal Management Products for the Electromechanical Component Market

Distribution agreement expands Orion Fans' reach in OEM markets...

Dallas, TX, October 21, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Dallas-based Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics Inc. and leading manufacturer of standard and custom AC and DC fans, trays and accessories, has announced a distribution agreement with Heilind Electronics (Wilmington, MA), the largest interconnect distributor in North America. The agreement with Orion Fans enables Heilind to expand its product offering in the cooling fan, fan tray and accessories market to better serve their extensive customer base.

Heilind Electronics currently has 22 branches and five warehouses throughout North America, and Orion Fans' broad range of AC-DC fans and accessories, including the most comprehensive fan tray offering in the industry, will be marketed through Heilind's engineering-oriented sales team.

"When Heilind Electronics acquired a long time distributor of Orion Fans, Thompson Electronic Supplies, we both saw the opportunities that the new partnership would enable for us through the expansion of our business to the critical electromechanical component market with Heilind's proven marketing, sales and customer service techniques," said Bob Knight, president of Knight Electronics Orion Fans.

"We're excited to expand our product offering with the addition of Orion Fans," said David Goforth, Heilind Supplier Business Manager. "Their extensive fan product family is a great fit for us and our customers. We look forward to a long and successful business partnership with Orion Fans."

Most models of Orion Fans' products are now available for immediate shipment from Heilind's central stocking location in Ohio.

About Orion Fans
Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics, Inc. is an ISO9001/2008 global manufacturer of standard and custom AC and DC fans, fan accessories, fan trays, and blowers. Established in 1995, Orion Fans supplies quality engineered and competitively priced cooling products and assemblies to OEMs worldwide. The company has engineering and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

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 22 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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Zac Linton