Tantalum Capacitors Potentials and Trends

by Tomas Zednicek Ph.D. European Passive Components Institute, EPCI Jan 19. www.passive-components.eu
1.      INTRODUCTION
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Southwest Systems Technology, Inc. Signs Rep Agreement with Electrolube

Southwest Systems Technology, Inc., the leading manufacturing resource for the Southwest, announced that it has signed a representative agreement with Electrolube. Under the new agreement, Southwest Systems will offer sales and support for Electrolube’s formulated chemical products for the electronics industry in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.

 

Randi Gates, General Manager at Electrolube commented, “We are delighted to welcome Southwest Systems Technology. We’re confident that their long-established professional presence and reputation combined with Electrolube’s electro-chemicals and level of technical support will prove to be a highly successful partnership.”

 

Electrolube specializes in the formulation of a specialist range of conformal coatings, potting and encapsulation compounds, thermal management solutions, contact lubricants, electronic cleaning products and maintenance and service aids. The brand has a growing presence in over 55 countries around the world, manufactures in three separate locations and offers unlimited access to a knowledgeable technical support team.

 

Scott Fillebrown, Managing Director at Southwest Systems Technology, stated: “We are excited to be representing Electrolube. Their mix of products and dedication to customer support is a winning combination for our customers.”

 

For more information about Southwest Systems Technology, visit www.swsystems.com.

 

About Southwest Systems Technology, Inc.

Southwest Systems Technology, Inc., was founded in 1989. The company has offices and demonstration facilities in Dallas, Austin, El Paso, McAllen, and Guadalajara, Mexico. Southwest Systems’ philosophy is to technically present the myriad of products it represents in a thorough and professional manner; proficiently and with discerning sophistication. The company sells products in both the electronic and semiconductor manufacturing industries. It sells capital equipment and materials, and its sales engineers are trained in the latest industry processes and technologies. For more information, visit www.swsystems.com.