VTI signs distributor agreement with Acte A/S in Denmark

VTI Technologies Oy and ACTE A/S, have signed a distributor agreement. According to the agreement, ACTE A/S sells and markets VTI's motion and pressure sensors in Denmark.

"In addition to VTI's proven T-series inclinometers for harsh environments, VTI's latest new products, the SCA3000 (3-axis accelerometer) and the SCP1000 (pressure sensor) address new applications and new business segments. The cooperation with ACTE A/S makes it possible for us to capitalize on these new opportunities as we expand our visibility and improve customer service in Denmark, says Harry Lilja, Business Line Director, VTI Technologies Oy.

ACTE A/S Denmark will start to accept customer orders for VTI's products for testing and prototype purposes immediately. ACTE A/S will store the most common VTI components for production needs and also offers project specific buffer services.

"The new SCA3000 series digital 3-axis accelerometers as well as the T-series inclinometers are a great match to our customers' activities. With this new agreement, Acte is quickly becoming a leading player in Denmark for asset tracking equipment and industrial control applications. We are looking for-ward to a very successful partnership", says Jimmy Austin, Line Manager, ACTE A/S Denmark.

More information

Harry Lilja, Business Line Director, Medical&Instruments, VTI Technologies Oy, tel. +358 40 725 9549, harry [dot] lilja [at] vti [dot] fi

Tiina Olkkonen, Vice President, Corporate Communications, VTI Technologies Oy, tel. +358 40 827 8844, tiina [dot] olkkonen [at] vti [dot] fi

Jimmy Austin, Line Manager, ACTE A/S, tel. +45 46 900 433

Lars Dich, Sales Manager, ACTE A/S, tel +45 46 900 466

ACTE A/S in brief

Based in Brøndby, Denmark, ACTE A/S is part of the Lagercrantz group. They are a leading technical distributor of products that include: wireless communications, sensors, frequency control and circuit pro-tection components and connectors. ACTE A/S focuses on providing comprehensive design and pre-production support to its customers. More information: www.acte.dk.

VTI in Brief

VTI Technologies is a global market leader of low-g acceleration sensors for automotive industry applications and Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM). Application areas for the company's motion and pressure sensors include the automotive industry, sports & wellness, medical & instruments as well as handheld terminals.

VTI develops and produces silicon-based capacitive sensors using its proprietary 3D MEMS (MicroElectroMechanicalSystem) technology, with application areas in acceleration, inclination, shock, vibration, angular rate and pressure measurement.

VTI is owned by EQT III private equity fund. VTI's net sales in 2006 totaled €72,4 million and the company has approx. 700 employees. Along with the head office in Finland and the global partner network, VTI's international sales and marketing network includes offices in Germany, USA, Japan and China. Besides Finland, VTI also has manufacturing operations in Mexico. More than 99% of the company's products are sold on international markets.

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