CYPHEN LTD NAMED DISTRIBUTOR IN CHINA FOR AMETEK INTERCONNECTION TECHNOLOGIES

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

CINCINNATI, OH-- AMETEK Interconnect Technologies, a leader in highly engineered electrical connectors, terminals and headers for harsh environments and mission-critical electronics, has named Cyphen Ltd as distributor for its range of hermetically sealed connectors and electrical interconnection devices.     
“Cyphen is an excellent choice to represent our electrical connector and interconnection devices in China,” comments Liam Shanahan, Vice President and Business Unit Manager of AMETEK Interconnect Technologies. “Cyphen has an excellent reputation in China, where it currently distributes high-performance electrical and electronic components produced by a number of leading North American, European and international manufacturers.”

“Our selection of Cyphen reflects the importance of our growing customer base in China. We expect Cyphen to play a key role in the development of our business in China with its strategically located facilities, focus on high-reliability products, and proven ability to develop new business opportunities with reputable manufacturers.”

“We are pleased to represent AMETEK Interconnection Technologies and look forward to offering its leading-edge interconnection products to our Chinese customers. This agreement will allow us to collaborate more closely and further expand AMETEK Interconnect’s position in China,” notes Lisa-Yusan Tseung, President of Cyphen Ltd.

Founded in 1996, Cyphen has extensive experience marketing to the Chinese aviation, aerospace, railway, oil and gas industries.  Headquartered in Beijing, it has sales offices in Shanghai, Xian and Chengdu as well as warehouse facilities in San Francisco and Paris.

            AMETEK Interconnection Technologies (www.ametekinterconnect.com) is a global leader in highly engineered hermetic interconnects, custom glass-to-metal-sealed connectors and high-temperature high pressure bulkheads.   It is the largest independent producer of hermetically sealed connectors for extreme environments, such as those found in oil and gas industry, aerospace, medical device, petrochemical and other demanding industrial applications, and the leading manufacturer of hermetically sealed, aerospace grade circular connectors.

            AMETEK Interconnect Technologies is a unit of AMETEK, Inc, a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of more than $3.0 billion. For additional information, contact AMETEK Interconnect Technologies, 9705 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45215.  Telephone: 513-733-8400.  Fax:  513-733-0131.