Rebound Group Acquires Easby Electronics

Date
03/01/2012

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Simon Thake, Group CEO of Rebound

The board of directors at Rebound Group is delighted to announce an agreement to acquire in full the successful UK franchised distributor, Easby Electronics. With effect from 27 February Easby will become an autonomous division of the fast growing Rebound Group. Rebound's success is built on a pioneering hybrid distribution' model, which blends a professional broker with the key services and reliability offered by full franchised distribution. An unbroken 8-year record of year on year growth at Rebound has been recognised by the Sunday Times and HSBC International Fast Track 100 for two years running. Rebound has also been ranked 89th in the prestigious Europe 500 awards, which acknowledges the top 500 growth companies in Europe. In addition, the company recently received AS9120 and SC21 accreditations. Easby Electronics is a specialist stockist and franchised distributor of passive electronic components, electromechanical devices, connectors and discrete semiconductors. Easby has been operating successfully from Richmond, North Yorkshire for 32 years and has associates in Korea and China supporting customers in the region. Simon Thake, Group CEO of Rebound commented, "We are delighted to have Easby as part of the Rebound Group. I know with the excellent and experienced personnel, which Easby has, coupled with the Rebound Group's sourcing and entrepreneurial mind set to market, we will now see a more focused service oriented company within the distribution arena, which can only be of benefit to Easby's customer base. We look forward to working with the team and the bright future we have together." John Hodgetts, sales director, at Easby Electronics, continued, "The future growth and opportunities that becoming part of the Rebound Group offers us makes this a very exciting time. We will be able to offer our customers an expanded range of products. We are proud to be part of such a forward thinking and successful company." About Rebound Group Rebound is a privately owned independent hybrid distributor of electronic components with global sourcing and supply capabilities, we are able to service the ever increasing needs of the electronics industry from MRP requirements and cost reduction programmes to shortage and excess management. We have forged strong relationships with many blue chip OEMs and CEMs and are able to benefit these and many other types of businesses within the industry. Personal service and a flexible approach are at the heart of our business, which is why each customer can expect a dedicated sales contact to understand their business and requirements, thus providing a fast, effective solution. For further information visit: www.reboundeu.com

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