Distribution agreement

A distribution agreement has been signed between Harting, a leading manufacturer of electrical and electronic connectors, and Townsend-Coates, a company specialising in interconnection and electromechanical products. The agreement means that Townsend-Coates becomes a franchised stockist for a wide range of products, covering DIN 41612 connectors, including press-fit types and the har.bus 64 VME Extensions Bus system, IDC devices and a full range of heavy-duty industrial connectors. Commenting on the appointment, Harting MD Richard Wood said: `The appointment of Townsend-Coates is a further step in the restructuring of Harting’s UK operation.