LONDON Agilent Technologies Inc. has appointed a number of new distributors to handle its test and measurement products in Europe. Under the terms of the agreements, designated products will only be sold via the new distributors.
Agilent executives and the distributors met last week at a distribution partnership executive forum hosted by in Stresa, Italy. “These agreements are an integral part of Agilent’s overall channel strategy in Europe. By combining the strengths of Agilent’s products with the ability of our distributors to service a broad customer base, we believe we will meet the needs of our customers for high quality products, affordability and rapid delivery,” said, Ueli Nussbaumer, Agilent distribution channel manager for Europe.
The agreements will initially cover Agilent’s range of basic power supplies, bench digital multimeters, connectivity solutions and the 3000 Series of oscilloscopes. Later this year, Agilent will expand the basic instruments portfolio with an additional range of products that will also be included in these agreements.
Companies signed up to supply the equipment include Elsinger Electronic Handel Gmbh (Austria), Française d’Instrumentation-Distrame SA (France), Datatec Gmbh (Germany), Gould G.N. Sistemi srl and Pansystem srl (both in Italy), Elfa AB (Sweden, Finland, Denmark), Distrelec AG (Switzerland), FarnellInOne (U.K.) with the same company handling catalog sales accross.