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Heilind Electronics Expanding Franchise With Molex

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now a Molex franchised distributor for the nation of Brazil. Heilind operates in Brazil as Kotek Eletro Eletronica Ltda. A leading distributor of electronic components based in Sao Paulo, Kotek was acquired by Heilind in January of this year.

"We are very pleased to be able to offer the extensive line of high quality Molex interconnect products to the industries of Brazil," said David Goforth, Heilind Supplier Business Manager. "Brazil currently ranks as the world's sixth largest economy and is among the fastest growing of any of the world's major economies. We are excited about the added growth opportunities this new Molex franchise agreement offers Kotek and Heilind."  

About Heilind Electronics
Founded in 1974, Heilind Electronics, Inc. ( is one of the world's leading distributors of connectors, relays, switches, thermal management & circuit protection products, terminal blocks, wire & cable, wiring accessories and insulation & identification products.  Heilind has 26 North American sales offices, two automated distribution centers and a highly versatile value-added center.  Follow Heilind on Facebook at and on Twitter at

About Molex Incorporated
Providing more than connectors, Molex delivers complete interconnect solutions for a number of markets including data communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, medical, military and lighting. Established in 1938, the company operates 40 manufacturing locations in 16 countries. The Molex website is

About Kotek Eletro Eletronica
Kotek Eletro Eletronica Ltda. ( is an ISO 9001 registered electronic parts distributor serving electronic OEMs and contract manufacturers. Kotek was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo City, Sao Paulo (SP), Brazil.

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David Goforth


SOURCE Heilind Electronics