BLACKSBURG, VA, April 16, 2018 – VPT, Inc. (VPT®), a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI), today announced that it has entered into an exclusive distributor agreement with Solid State Supplies Ltd for VPT’s high reliability power conversion products in the UK and Ireland markets. As a division of Solid State Plc (AIM: SOLI), Solid State Supplies is a highly accredited and experienced distributor for globally-recognized electronics OEMs.
With an approach that parallels VPT’s in-depth focus on the high-reliability DC-DC converter and EMI filter market, Solid State Supplies’ commercial and technical service excels through a comprehensive understanding of the products they represent. In addition to being certified to AS9120 for aerospace quality management systems, the distribution company is renowned for its ongoing efforts to educate customers through technical training and workshop events.
“We are pleased to begin a partnership with Solid State Supplies as our exclusive distributor for VPT products in the UK, as this partnership enables us to best support our diverse customer base on their critical programs with unparalleled technical and sales expertise,” said Monty Pyle, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for VPT. “With Solid State Supplies’ experience and commitment to high-reliability product representation, we are confident of a seamless transition for existing customers and continued superior service for new customers.”
John Macmichael, Managing Director of Solid State Supplies said, “The VPT product range complements the existing Solid State power operations. They are an innovative, high quality supplier where we are confident that our approach will increase sales beyond the current run rate and broaden the customer base.”