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Belden appoints Ecco Pacific as distributor

  • 03 June, 2009 17:45

<p>Belden has appointed Ecco Pacific to distribute all its cabling and connectivity products to the electrical wholesale market.</p>
<p>Belden's cabling products are designed for virtually every commercial, industrial and residential application including audio/video/broadcast, networking, enterprise, security, telecommunications and broadband, and wireless.</p>
<p>Ecco Pacific currently represents a number of high profile brands including 3M, Wiha and Vortice and has appointed Matthew Holohan, a well-trained Belden specialist, as manager of the Belden account.</p>
<p>Wayne Hillhouse, general manager of Ecco, said they are confident that Ecco can provide the level of service that is expected by Belden.</p>
<p>"We carry a broad range of products ex stock, including industrial, AV, security and networking cables. And we have representation in every state to promote the brand," he said.</p>
<p>Ecco Pacific replaces Elpower as the wholesale distributor with Belden's other distributors, Madison Technologies, Bayview Technologies, Maser Communications, Pacific Data Com, Anixter and Hills Industries, continuing as distributors in their areas of speciality.</p>
<p>Adam Callender, Belden's regional manager for Australia and New Zealand, said Ecco is very focussed on the wholesale market, is logistically very capable and offers a high level of service to the wholesale market.</p>
<p>"We are confident the Ecco management team and their national network of agencies will be successful in proactively serving the important wholesale and reseller markets in Australia given the majority of contractors and integrators who purchase through them."</p>
<p>General enquiries: Tel: 1800 500 775 or Email: australia.sales@belden.com</p>
<p>ENDS</p>
<p>About Belden
Sending All the Right Signals — from industrial automation to data centres, from broadcast studios to aerospace, from cutting-edge wireless communications to consumer electronics, Belden people are committed to delivering the best signal transmission solutions in the world. Its 8,000 associates worldwide work in copper cable, fibre, wireless technology, connectors, switches and active components to bring voice, video and data to mission-critical applications. With 2008 revenues of $2.0 billion, Belden has manufacturing capability in North America, Europe and Asia. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (BDC). www.belden.com</p>
<p>About Ecco Pacific
Ecco Pacific Pty Ltd was established in 1992 as a breakaway company to Active Components NZ Ltd. In April 2000, Ecco Pacific commenced operations in Australia. Internationally successful brand name products are a key component of Ecco's philosophy, as is continual investment to ensure growth and longevity of each brand. The extensive range of products distributed by Ecco covers cables for industrial, audio visual, security, communications and networking applications from Belden, and industrial, tools, fasteners and cabling accessories, air movement and safety. The Australian market is serviced nationally from three locations; head office located in Wetherill Park, Sydney, which is supported with stock in Perth and Hobart.</p>

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