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Phoenix Contact named Manufacturer of the Year by NEDA

Phoenix Contact named Manufacturer of the Year by NEDA
February 27, 2007 - MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Phoenix Contact recently won the National Electronic Distributors Association’s (NEDA) 2006 Manufacturer of the Year Award. Scott McLendon, vice president and general manager of Phoenix Contact USA, accepted the award at NEDA’s Executive Conference in Chicago.

Phoenix Contact was honored as the top manufacturer-supplier of passive components, while ON Semiconductor won the active components award. The award recognizes the manufacturer-supplier that best demonstrates the spirit of partnership in the electronic distribution industry. The winners are chosen by a vote of NEDA’s 300 distributor members.

NEDA also honored Arnold Offner, Phoenix Contact’s Industry Standards Manager, with a Distinguished Service Award. Offner was recognized for his involvement in the Component Roundtable on environmental aspects, the European RoHS Directive and other distribution industry-related activities.

“Distribution remains a key element of Phoenix Contact’s success,” said McLendon. “We appreciate all of our distribution partners and thank those who are members of NEDA for these very special awards.”

Phoenix Contact is a leader in electrical connection, electronic interface and industrial automation technologies. Phoenix Contact USA, located in Middletown, Pa., is a subsidiary of Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG of Blomberg, Germany. The company operates 40 subsidiaries and employs more than 7,500 people around the world. Our Integrated Management Systems include a formal Quality, Environmental and Safety program that meets International Standards Organization’s (ISO) requirements (ISO 9002: 2000, ISO 14001: 2004 and OHSAS 18001:1999).
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