KOE Europe reward Distribution Sales Channel

Inaugural awards for sales success and design in achievement

KOE Europe presented its first annual sales channel awards to four of its distribution partners for their exceptional contributions in delivering growth and design win opportunities in the European marketplace. The awards were made at KOE Europe’s recent European distribution sales conference held in Bad Sobernheim near Frankfurt, Germany. At the conference, Data Modul was awarded best overall distributor for exceptional sales growth and design win performance.

Accepting the overall Distributor of the Year award, Susanne Lang, Product Manager, Data Modul said, “We are very happy to accept this award as recognition of Data Modul’s excellent performance promoting KOE displays. One of the keys to our success has been our ability to offer customers genuine value added features and complete solutions, which help solve their design challenges. Data Modul will continue to invest and focus on design in and product promotion activities with KOE Europe.”

Mark Stanley, General Manager, KOE Europe said, “Our European distribution sales channel is an essential route to market for KOE Europe. During the past 12 months our leading distributors have excelled in finding and developing new design in and sales opportunities.” He continued, “It is imperative we have strong, committed and motivated European distribution partners to develop our market share and promote amongst many others our Rugged+ TFT display line-up. Data Modul have shown strong growth and consistently good performance in finding new designs and striving for success.”

Arrow Central Europe was presented with the award for exceptional year on year business growth. Commenting on Arrow’s achievement in Europe, Steve Dyson, Supplier Business Manager at Arrow, said, “KOE is establishing a strong reputation as a leading supplier of displays for the industrial market. We believe that the support offered by Arrow’s team is making a significant impact on their success. Arrow CE is proud to be recognised for exceptional growth in KOE Europe’s distribution network.”

Additional awards for successful design activity were presented to Arrow Nordic and MSC GmbH.

With the success of Arrow Nordic in identifying design opportunities, Matthias Volz, Technical Director, Arrow OCS, said, “Our Nordic team has been extremely successful in driving the KOE business in the region, pro-actively working on new designs with our customers. I am delighted that KOE Europe has recognised our hard work with this award.”

Commenting on the design activity award, Frank Dettweiler, Product Manager at MSC GmbH, said, “We are very happy to receive acknowledgement from KOE Europe for our design in performance. We are fully committed to supporting our customers with KOE display solutions from initial concept, design in and production.”

KOE Europe is a re-branded and re-structured organisation focused on the sales and marketing of high reliability, industrial display products. KOE was formed to continue the design, development and manufacture of market leading TFT LCD display modules previously established by Hitachi.