Luso Electronics Distribution today announced a distribution agreement for the UK and Ireland with APW Electronics Srl, a leading designer and manufacturer of 19-inch racks and cabinets. APW’s IMRAK, VERAK and IMAGE ranges are recognized internationally and have become an established reference in the market.

APW Electronics has significantly expanded its range of products and services in recent years and now offers a high level of flexibility in the design of customized products and turnkey solutions. Located in Turin, the company’s factory covers an area of 7000 square meters and provides production facilities, commercial offices and warehousing.

“The APW 19-inch racks and cabinets are an excellent and highly complementary addition to our portfolio”, said David Zelkha, managing director of Luso Electronics. “The APW products are highly respected in the electronics industry and we have high expectations for them, including the EMC/IP65-rated VERAK IP range for example, which is ideally suited for rail network applications.”

“Luso is building a strong reputation as a highly specialist and focused distributor in the UK and beyond”, said Massimo D’Accardi, International Business Manager, APW Electronics. “We look forward to taking benefit from their distinctive expertise and capabilities in industrial markets, including broadcast among many others.”

This is the sixth distribution agreement for Luso Electronics Distribution since its establishment in May 2011 as a division of Luso Electronics. Luso works with a limited number of complementary franchises for which the company provides expert technical and commercial support. Luso’s other distribution franchises include:

• SynQor’s DC/DC and AC/DC power supplies, exclusive in the UK and Ireland;

• Elec & Eltek’s magnetic components, including transformers, noise filters and common-mode chokes, across Europe;

• N2Power’s range of ultra-small high-efficiency AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies, in UK and Ireland;

• Veetronix’s highly reliable keyboard and panel-mount switches for various markets, in the UK and Ireland;

• Andon’s IC sockets and interconnects.