FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Lori Neuman or Diana Peluso
INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTORS OF ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION WELCOMES SIX NEW MEMBERS
PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ, May 22, 2003–Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA), a recently launched non-profit trade association that represents the independent distributor market segment, is working to raise quality through the establishment of standards, and is working to educate members and those who are willing to take the necessary steps to meet the standard, recently announced the addition of six new members since its introduction one month ago. The new members include three general members, or independent electronic distributors and three associate members, or companies who service the electronic distributor industry.
General Members (Independent Electronic Distributors):
- SG Industries, Inc.: Beverly, MA
- Inland Empire Components: Lake Elsinore, CA
- Advanced MP Technology: San Clemente, CA
Associate Members (Service the Electronic Distributor Industry):
- The Broker Forum: Quebec, Canada
- ERAI, Inc.: Plymouth, MA
- netCOMPONENTS: Delray Beach, FL
“There is a great need to legitimize the independent distributor market,” said Daniel J. DiMase, member IDEA board of directors. “Those who have joined have taken the necessary step forward in promoting quality, sound business practice and superior customer service.”
Based in Princeton Junction, NJ, Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA) is a non-profit trade association that will represent the independent distributor market segment with a cohesive voice, raise quality through the establishment of standards, and educate members and those who are willing to take the necessary steps to meet the standard. The organization, which will be run by a board representing both large and small distributors in the independent distribution industry, will provide a vehicle for customers who share the same quality, business and ethical standards to identify quality distributors in which to buy.