VTI signs distributor agreement with Matrix in Spain

VTI Technologies Oy and Matrix Electronica S.L. have signed a distributor agreement. According to the agreement, Matrix sells and markets VTI's motion and pressure sensors in Spain and Portugal.

"The economy of Spain is fifth largest in Europe with a population of 45 million people. Our co-operation with Matrix helps us to get closer to our customers by increasing our geographical extent and improving local customer service. Matrix's business model to offer design-in solutions to their customers suits also well VTI's strategy and objectives, says Harry Lilja, General Manager of VTI Technologies Oy, Europe.

Matrix will start to accept customer orders for VTI's products for testing and prototype purposes imme-diately. Matrix will store the most common VTI components for production needs and also offers project specific buffer services.

"Matrix is very pleased of this new partnership with a leading sensor manufacturer. We can see great chances in our markets, especially in asset tracking and a myriad of industrial applications. This new line will enjoy synergies with the already existing product lines within Matrix ", says Jose Maria Vilallonga, President of Matrix Electronica.

More information

Harry Lilja, General Manager, Area Organization, Europe, VTI Technologies Oy, tel. +358 40 725 9549, e-mail: harry [dot] lilja [at] vti [dot] fi

Mikel Izal, Line Manager, Matrix Electronica, S.L., tel. +34 91 560 2737,
e-mail mizal [at] matrix [dot] es

Jose Maria Vilallonga, President, Matrix Electronica, S.L., Tel. +34 91 560 2737

Matrix in brief
Founded in January 1991, it's a company of the Flexitron Group. Matrix has branches in Madrid, Barce-lona, Bilbao, Valencia, Seville, Lisbon, Paris, Lyon and Toulouse, serving the markets of Spain, Portu-gal and France. The activity is distribution of electronic modules and components and representation of manufacturers (stocking-rep), covering niche markets requiring a strong technical support for their in-troduction, promotion mainly through the design centers of our customers by helping them in their de-signs with the biggest team of the industry of highly qualified FAE's, offering the best solutions for each case to our customers. More information: www.matrix.es

VTI in Brief
VTI Technologies is a leading supplier of acceleration, inclination, motion and pressure sensor solutions for automotive, medical, instrument and consumer applications. VTI develops and produces silicon-based capacitive sensors using its proprietary 3D MEMS (Micro Electro-Mechanical System) technology with application areas in acceleration, inclination, shock, vibration, angular rate and pressure measurement.

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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