Abracon signs Mel Foster Company as manufacturer’s sales representative extending coverage in the North Central U.S. region

Austin, TX (March 2, 2017) – Abracon, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components, announces Mel Foster Company as new sales representatives for the MN, ND, SD, and western WI regions. Mel Foster also extends Abracon’s coverage into MO, IA, NE and KS. With over 80 years of service in the industry and offering the largest electronic component sales force in their region, Mel Foster is the ideal sales partner capable of contributing to Abracon’s strong growth objectives. Mel Foster is optimally positioned to support Abracon’s growing customer base in the region.

“The Mel Foster organization is pleased to be on board with Abracon. Their extensive product portfolio will be an excellent fit for the customers we serve.” commented Mike Swenson, President at Mel Foster Company.

“Mel Foster has a goal of aligning with top-tier channel suppliers, and as a line that’s on the rise with all of our significant distributor partners, Abracon fits perfectly with our strategy. We look forward to working with our distribution partners to grow Abracon for many years to come” said Ed Thurmes, Distribution and Marketing Manager, Mel Foster.

As Abracon continues to deliver on its mission to provide customers with the highest quality customer support, Mel Foster is an obvious fit. Known for a strong technical team, they are an exceptional extension that will optimize our capabilities and engineering services to design-in high quality Abracon solutions.

“Mel Foster Company is among the most respected distribution and marketing teams in the industry; partnering with them broadens Abracon’s ability to offer superior support at every phase of the design cycle. I am very excited for the strength and reach of our growing team.” commented Joan Lanoux, North Central Regional Sales Manager for Abracon.

About Abracon, LLC
Founded in 1992, and headquartered in Irvine, California, Abracon is a global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components. Abracon offers a wide selection of Quartz Timing Crystals, Crystal and MEMS Oscillators, Real Time Clocks, Antennas, Bluetooth Modules, Ceramic Resonators, SAW Filters and Resonators, Inductors, Transformers, Circuit Protection Components and Wireless RF Antennas. The company is ISO9001-2008 certified with design & Application Engineering resources in California & Illinois; and Sales offices in Texas, California, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Scotland, and Germany. Abracon’s products are offered through its Global Distribution Network.

About Mel Foster Company
Mel Foster Company was founded in 1924, witnessing the birth of new technologies, the evolution of component systems, and the emergence of the digital age. Today, they are one of the most respected technology manufacturer representatives in the United States with global partnerships across leading semiconductor, passive device, and embedded system manufacturers and distributors. Their team of sales representatives and field engineers possess unparalleled industry experience, skill and expertise.

Mel Foster is 100% employee owned, headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota and operate in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kansas and Missouri.

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