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Conrad selected as a preferred supplier by Siemens in Germany, Austria and France

February 2014, Hirschau, Germany – Conrad has been selected as a preferred supplier by Siemens. The award of the distribution contract follows a competitive tender process and covers Siemens operations in Germany, Austria and France.

Conrad and Siemens will utilise a sophisticated electronic purchasing platform that will significantly reduce process costs and increase efficiency. The range of Conrad products supplied via the platform to Siemens focuses on components and test and measurement equipment and extends to over 228,000 line items.

In selecting Conrad, Siemens cited the distributor’s breadth of range and own brand products including the Voltcraft test & measurement family, in addition to its overall B2B customer service package and eProcurement solutions.

 “This is a hugely significant and important contract,” said Holger Ruban, President Business Supplies, Conrad Electronic. “Siemens is recognised worldwide for its innovative products and advanced technology in many market sectors and Conrad is proud to be associated with such a prestigious organisation.”

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About Conrad Electronic

Conrad Electronic is a German family business that was founded in 1923. With over 3.900 employees, Conrad operates in 17 countries through local-based subsidiaries and resellers. The company distributes its products to customers in 150 countries worldwide.

Conrad’s ever-growing product range includes a diverse and comprehensive portfolio from leading manufacturers and exclusive brands, from the smallest electronic components through to ranges of tools, the latest consumer electronic devices to computers and communications technologies.

Conrad Electronic is a strong and innovative partner for business and private customers alike. Complementing its product offering is a comprehensive range of services delivered through online and local retail facilities, e-procurement solutions and its own local sales force. Conrad is recognised and trusted for its quality services by many leading enterprises across multiple markets.

Contact for editors:

Melanie Lauer, Conrad Electronic

Tel: +49 175 571 0482

Email: melanie.lauer@conrad.de

Website: www.conrad.biz

Issued by:

Birgit Schoeniger, Pinnacle Marketing Communications Ltd.

Tel: +44 (0) 208 429 6554 

Email: b.schoeniger@pinnaclemarcom.com 

Website: www.pinnacle-marketing.com

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