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Keithley Instruments Products to Be Distributed by Metric Industrial Oy in Finland, Baltic States

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CLEVELAND, OH, August 30, 2011 * * * Keithley Instruments, Inc., a world lead-er in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, has signed an agreement for the distribution of its products in Finland and the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania) with Metric Industrial Oy, a Finnish company specializing in distributing components and test equipment for the industrial automation, fiber optic networks, and electronics industries.

Keithley Instruments Products to Be Distributed by Metric Industrial Oy in Finland, Baltic States


CLEVELAND, OH, August 30, 2011 * * *   Keithley Instruments, Inc., a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, has signed an agreement for the distribution of its products in Finland and the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania) with Metric Industrial Oy, a Finnish company specializing in distributing components and test equipment for the industrial automation, fiber optic networks, and electronics industries. As part of the agreement, Metric Industrial Oy will sell the comprehensive line of Keithley instruments geared to the specialized needs of electronics manufacturers for high performance production testing, process monitoring, and product development solutions, including:

Mark Hoersten, Keithley’s vice president of business management, notes, “This distribution agreement with Metric allows us to provide the best support for our customers. By working as a team, Keithley and Metric will be able to deliver superior test and measurement solutions in the region. In this way, we can offer our customers efficient access to our products, coupled with the superior local support that Metric’s technical sales engineers and service organization can provide.”
“Metric is the biggest independent test and measurement equipment supplier in Finland, with a product portfolio that includes some of the world’s leading suppliers. We are focusing strongly on the electronics industries market and when combined with the Tektronix product line, Keithley products fit very well. Our aim is to provide the best possible local support for Keithley customers and to help them improve their productivity,” says Mika Joutsila, business unit manager at Metric Industrial.


About Keithley Instruments, Inc.

With more than 60 years of measurement expertise, Keithley Instruments has become a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems. Our customers are scientists and engineers in the worldwide electronics industry involved with advanced materials research, semiconductor device development and fabrication, and the production of end products such as portable wireless devices. The value we provide them is a combination of products for their critical measurement needs and a rich understanding of their applications to improve the quality of their products and reduce their cost of test. In 2010, Keithley Instruments joined Tektronix as part of its test and measurement portfolio.

About Metric Industrial Oy

Metric Industrial Oy was established in the 1960s as a technical products distributor, marketing components and test and measurement equipment for the automation, electronics, and telecommunication industries in the Nordic countries. As a component and equipment supplier, Metric Industrial Oy would like to participate in customer projects as early as possible to provide the best technical and cost-effective solutions—from a single component to customer-specific systems. Metric Industrial’s goal is to improve customers’ productivity as much as possible.

Metric Industrial Oy is part of Nordic MI Group, which employs about 55 people and has turnover of approximately EUR 35 million. MI Group is a business unit of the Swedish public company Addtech, which has turnover of 450 million EUR. Further information about Metric Industrial Oy is available from www.metric.fi or:

Metric Industrial Oy
PL 14
Piispantilankuja 4
02241 Espoo, Finland
Tel +358 (0)9 4761 600
Fax +358 (0)9 4761 6700
sales@metric.fi

 


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