Lane Electronics accelerates into Motorsport with assembly of high performance connectors from Souriau

Lane Electronics, one of the industry’s leading suppliers of electrical and electronic connector products, has established a specialist motorsport division following its appointment as an assembling distributor for Souriau’s wide range of high performance connectors designed specifically for the harsh environments found in all types of motorsport. Customers will have access to Souriau’s motorsport connectors from Lane Electronics from Monday October 22 2012.

“Souriau is a recognized Worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of connectors and interconnect systems for motorsport applications” says Simon Hammerton, Managing Director of Lane Electronics. “Lane has been a assembling Souriau distributor for many years supporting the company’s extensive range of connectors for industrial and military/aerospace applications and this new development is a natural extension of our successful relationship.

“We are very excited to be involved with Souriau in a market sector where increasing levels of electronics technology are being applied and where the products we are offering exactly meet the performance, size and weight requirements of this most demanding industry.” Adds Simon Hammerton.

Dedicated Motorsport Division

Lane Electronics has established a dedicated motorsport division and will be assembling motorsport connectors for rapid delivery.

With its main production facility located in Le Mans, Souriau’s connector solutions are used across the world of motorsport on two and four wheels as well as on water. The connector products are used in many areas including batteries, starters and alternators, fuel pumps, engine control units, communications equipment, data acquisition systems and harnesses. Souriau connectors can be found in Formula 1, Indy cars, GP2, World rally cars, endurance racing including Le Mans 24 hours as well as World Superbikes and Moto GP.

Lane is an ideal source for all key connector types including circular, filtered, RF, coaxial, sub – miniature, backshells and adaptors, D connectors, aerospace, test & measurement, IDC, PCB connectors, edge connectors and connectors for rack and panel applications.