November 9, 2017
KENSINGTON ELECTRONICS, INC., NAMED 2017 AMERICAS DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR FOR DESIGN-IN ACTIVITY
Proving the Kensington motto really is, Not Just Products - Solutions!
At Smiths Interconnect FY18 Americas Sales Meeting held this week in Charleston, SC, Kensington Electronics, Inc., was awarded the Americas Distributor of the Year for the amount of design-in activity generated by Kensington's sales team.
Kensington's Vice President, Casey Cavender, says "We are so proud of this award and the recognition by Smiths Interconnect. Although Kensington may not be in the top 10 of US based distributors in terms of revenue, we prove that mindshare and a genuine interest in helping customers is not an extinct notion but something which is still very relevant in business today." She continues, "I am so very proud of our team and the amount of product knowledge that they each have, which is well beyond just part numbers. They prove daily that they are true partners to both our customers and our manufacturers."
Accepting the award at the sales meeting were Sean Donovan, Director of Sales and Operations, and Bonnie Shores, National Sales Manager. Representing Smiths Interconnect were Jeff Tamasi, Vice President Sales, Americas, Jerilynn Johnston, Distribution Manager Americas, and Giuseppe Lancella, VP Global Sales Channel.
About Kensington Electronics, Inc.
- Technology is constantly changing, and customers need a partner who can quickly and easily change with them. Kensington Electronics, Inc. (www.keiconn.com) is consistently ranked among the Top 50 Distributors in the United States and was founded 28 years ago. Kensington's philosophy is to serve the quickly evolving mil/aero, medical, industrial, solar, transportation and computer peripheral markets with high quality components and superior customer service.
The words "customer service" are not a tagline at Kensington, they are a way of life. Kensington takes pride in being family-owned and is focused on giving customers the service they deserve with knowledgeable, tech savvy Regional Account Managers, user-friendly online tools, and friendly, personal service. Whether the customer's need is big or small, each customer is given the same degree of attention by highly-trained sales staff to help find the best small pitch, rugged, solderless, buzzer, speaker, splice, or LED lighting solution. Kensington is proud to partner with Manufacturers who produce a superior product that won't fail in critical applications.
About Smiths Interconnect
- Smiths Interconnect (www.smithsinterconnect.com)is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defence, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test, wireless telecommunications, and industrial markets.
Smiths Interconnect's technology brands (EMC, HYPERTAC, IDI, LORCH, MILLITECH, RF LABS, TECOM and TRAK) are synonymous with exceptional performance whenever a technologically advanced, high quality solution is required to ensure reliability and safety. Our extensive product portfolio includes high reliability electrical connector and cable assemblies, solutions for antenna systems and a wide range of innovative RF and microwave solutions.
Smiths Interconnect is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 22,000 people in more than 50 countries.
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