Master Electronics Adds Essentra Components to Line Card

master-electronics-logoSANTA MONICA, CA, Mar 23, 2017 – Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, adds Essentra Components to their line card. Essentra Components manufactures small, essential components, such as protective plastic caps, workholding clamps, fasteners, handles & knobs and PCB hardware.

Supplier business development for Master’s, Shell Johnson, stated, “I am excited about the engagement as Essentra’s vast selection of components brings several new products to our line card.” Emphasizing one of Master Electronic’s CoreValues, ‘We are Dedicated & Loyal,’ Shell added, “This partnership highlights our constant dedication to becoming a vital resource for our customers.”

Paul Bancherau, Essentra’s distribution channel manager, added, “MasterElectronics is a top distributor in the electronics industry. The opportunity to enter into a strategic partnership and open the Essentra Components product line to Master Electronics was an obvious decision. Essentra Components will gain access to new market sectors while Master Electronics will expand their offering into their existing customer base. We are enthusiastic about the potential this new partnership has, look forward to furthering our collaboration.” 

About Master Electronics

Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, Master Electronics is a leading authorized distributor of electronic components dedicated to stocking breadth of part numbers. Founded in 1967, Master Electronics has been supplying top quality components for industrial, military, medical, aerospace and consumer applications.Master is franchised for over 250 suppliers including world-class brands such as ebm-papst, Honeywell, ITT Cannon, Omron Electronics, Panasonic, and TE Connectivity.

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About Essentra Components

As part of Essentra’s 2015 strategy, three companies: Alliance, Reid Supply, and Richco Inc. were joined to form Essentra Components America. This merger provided our customers with a vast selection of industrial components with regional distribution sites across America and an international network extending to Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions, including 42 principal manufacturing facilities, 64 sales and distribution operations and five research/development centers.Essentra Components offers over one billion parts stocked with fast same day shipping.

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