Rapid Electronics sign franchise agreement to distribute Suntan Technology components

suntanSuntan Technology Company Limited and Rapid Electronics are delighted to announce a new partnership, which will see Rapid become a franchised distributor for Suntan’s extensive range of potentiometers, capacitors, varistors and diodes.

Founded in 1978, Suntan is one of the leading manufacturers of passive components in the Far East. Originally founded in Hong Kong, the company now has foundries across China, specialising principally in all types of capacitors, in a wide range of profiles, mounting configurations, materials and voltages. Suntan also produce trimming potentiometers, dipped and chip varistors and SMD rectifiers and diodes.

Suntan components are popular with automotive, consumer and communication applications, as well as to industrial and medical sectors.

Rapid is one of the UK’s leading distributors of electronic components, cables and connectors, electrical products, parts and spares for high volume and bespoke industrial customers. Rapid will stock a comprehensive range of Suntan components, with non-stock parts available on short lead times and the complete Suntan portfolio accessible on a high or low volume basis.

Richard Abbot of Rapid Electronics, said: “I am delighted to have signed this agreement with Suntan. We look forward to making Suntan’s high quality ranges available to Rapid customers, and working closely with Suntan over the coming months and years to deliver high service levels and competitive pricing on all Suntan components to our customers”.

Joy Xun, Sales Manager for Suntan, said: “We have worked with Rapid Electronics for nearly 10 years and we are really pleased to have them as an official franchised distributor. We look forward to expanding our business through Rapid and building upon our successful relationship.”