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Phoenix Contact's McLendon Named to EIA Board

Phoenix Contact's McLendon Named to EIA Board
February 21, 2007 - MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Scott McLendon, vice president and general manager of Phoenix Contact USA, has been appointed to the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) Board of Governors.

"It's exciting to be involved with EIA. As the premier alliance and voice for multiple high tech sectors within the electronics industry, a strong EIA is paramount in our ability to make progress on the multitude of current critical issues facing our industry," said McLendon.

EIA is a national trade organization that includes the full spectrum of U.S. manufacturers. The Alliance is a partnership of electronic and high-tech associations and companies whose mission is promoting the market development and competitiveness of the U.S. high-tech industry through domestic and international policy efforts. EIA, headquartered in Arlington, Va., comprises nearly 1,300 member companies whose products and services range from the smallest electronic components to the most complex systems used by defense, space and industry, including the full range of consumer electronic products.

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 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:1999).

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