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MENTOR, world leaders in the manufacture of opto and electronic components, announce changes to its UK distribution strategy



A new UK company Multitron Ltd has been formed with active support from MENTOR. This new company has the sole objective of promoting the MENTOR brand in the UK and enhancing service levels for MENTOR’s UK customers. As from 1 July 2012 Multitron Ltd will be MENTOR’s sole agent for the UK and ROI.

MENTOR’s Joint Managing Director Mr Wido Weyer comments: “The UK market is proving to be an increasingly important one for MENTOR and these new arrangements will be great for our UK customers. They now have a local company dedicated to MENTOR and able to advise on the use of our broad range of standard components as well being able to draw on the expertise of MENTOR’s R&D engineers to help overcome technically difficult design challenges.”

As an internationally successful corporate group, MENTOR has been setting standards in the technical development and implementation of mechanical, electronic and optoelectronic components for diverse areas of application in the electronics and automotive industries for decades.

Since it was founded in 1920, the company has expanded continuously and is currently 100% family owned. With its head office in Erkrath, the MENTOR Group has subsidiaries in Germany, Tunisia, France, Poland, and China. In addition, the group of companies is currently represented internationally through its 20 agencies.

The know-how of more than 90 years company history together with innovative manufacturing technologies and diverse simulation and testing systems ensure the high quality of MENTOR’s products: Development, simulation, validation and production all in one.

Quality assurance is guaranteed by means of an integrated management system and selected verification processes. All production plants and partner companies are certified and subject to regular audits. MENTOR itself is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001, DIN EN ISO 14001 and ISO/TS 16949.

Press contact: Eva-Maria Malzkorn, Head of Marketing & Communications

MENTOR GmbH & Co. Praezisions-Bauteile KG
Otto-Hahn-Strasse 1
40699 Erkrath, Germany
Tel.: +49-211-20002-203
Fax: +49-211-20002-41

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