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Hosiden and Hisco Sign Distribution Partnership Agreement to Meet Growing Demand in the North American Photovoltaic Market
Jul 11, 2010 (09:07 AM EDT)


HOUSTON, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hisco has signed a distribution agreement with Hosiden to support the North American solar market. This expands Hisco's solar product offering for photovoltaic (PV) panel assembly and installation with the addition of Hosiden's connectors and junction boxes for crystalline silicon and thin film modules.

With a team of 23 certified solar specialists and 31 stocking locations in the US and Mexico, Hisco is ideally suited to support PV customers by providing technical support and local inventory. "The partnership with Hosiden strengthens Hisco's commitment to excellence in high quality products and local customer support for the PV industry," says Andy Behr, Solar Business Development Manager for Hisco.

Hosiden's portfolio of products have received UL and TUV approval and can be customized to meet the design requirements of individual customers. The combination of Hosiden's strengths in design and manufacturing with Hisco's leadership in supply chain management offers customers a competitive advantage.

For more information about Hisco's solar solutions, visit www.hiscoinc.com/solar or call 877-447-2650. Hisco, Inc. will be exhibiting at Intersolar North America 2010 in San Francisco's Moscone Center West Hall from July 13-15, booth number 9020.

About Hosiden

Hosiden Corporation, an electronic component manufacturer headquartered in Osaka, Japan, specializes in acoustic components (microphones, speakers/receivers, headphones, headsets), connecting components (connectors and switches), LCDs, and applied components (Bluetooth products). Hosiden provides solutions for a variety of markets including IT & communication, AV, automotive, home automation and green energy. Hosiden operates more than 18 manufacturing locations in five countries. With 19 sales locations in 11 countries, it has around 11,000 employees. For further information, visit www.hosiden.com.

About Hisco, Inc.

For 40 years, Hisco has delivered value to customers through quality products, process solutions and local inventory. Today, the international branch network includes 30 stocking locations -- 22 in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic) and eight operated by the HiscoMex subsidiary in Mexico. Four Precision Converting facilities provide value-added fabrication and custom repackaging. Hisco also offers vendor-managed inventory programs and specialized warehousing for chemical management, cold storage and logistic services.

SOURCE Hisco, Inc.