Orion Fans appoints specialist distributor Gateway Electronic Components

chilli poster final_1Gateway Electronic Components has signed an agreement with industry leading fan manufacturer Orion Fans to promote and supply its extensive offering of thermal management products throughout the UK and Europe.

USA-based Orion Fans manufactures a wide range of AC fans, DC fans, fan trays, fan accessories and blowers. The company holds significant inventories across Europe and North America, providing customers with rapid availability across a broad spectrum of products, resulting in competitive pricing and industry-low lead times.

In addition to holding local Orion Fans product inventory for the UK market, Gateway Electronic Components will use its specialist technical skillsets to assist customers with choosing the most suitable fan for their applications, while also meeting their supply needs with on-time and just-in-time delivery as part of the Cheshire-based distributor’s range of supply solutions.

Via Gateway’s technical experts, UK customers with bespoke requirements for custom cooling solutions will also be able to access Orion Fans’ in-house engineering design and prototype service. Application-specific fans can accommodate a spectrum of requirements including dual voltage, spot cooling, sealed sleeve, low noise, waterproof, dust protection, high performance and thermal control functionality.

Martin Ford, Managing Director of Gateway Electronic Components, comments ‘The addition of Orion Fans’ products to our portfolio strengthens our specialist appeal across a number of end-user sectors and complements our range of board and chassis mount products that customers can procure from Gateway. Naturally, we’re delighted to add such an auspicious and well-established brand to our franchised line card.’

John Knight, President at Orion Fans, says ‘Orion Fans has the right solutions to meet any standard or special cooling application requirement and our new distribution partnership with Gateway Electronic Components enables us to expand our European reach and be of even more value to an increased number of global customers. With the support of Gateway, Orion Fans is now better positioned to offer a quicker response and shorter lead times to customers throughout Europe.’