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Gleichmann Ultratec signs Europe-wide distribution agreement with KDS Daishinku

(PresseBox) (Volketswil, Switzerland, ) Volketswil, Switzerland - KDS Daishinku, a Japanese manufacturer of quartz, and Gleichmann Ultratec, a Swiss daughter company of Gleichmann Electronics (part of the international MSC Group), have signed a European-wide distribution agreement.

With a total of ten factories in Japan and South East Asia, KDS Daishinku Corp. - which was founded in 1959 - is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of quartz, crystal resonators, crystal oscillators, monolithic crystal filters (MCF) and optical quartz products. According to Yoshitaka Tokuda, managing director of KDS Europe, the decision for Gleichmann Ultratec as sales partner was above all based on the experience and technical competence of Gleichmann Ultratec's employees in their handling with quartz products. "Customer satisfaction is the first priority for KDS. With Gleichmann Ultratec, we have a found a partner, who absolutely shares this philosophy with us. The cooperation with Gleichmann Ultratec puts us in a position to be able to optimally support and advise our customers right up to the circuit design level," says Yoshitaka Tokuda.

For Hans Eggensberger, managing director of Gleichmann Ultratec, the cooperation with KDS Daishinku is an ideal enhancement to the existing product portfolio. "Most of the products feature an extended temperature range from -40°C to +150°C as well as high vibration resistance and shock resistance. This therefore, allows these high quality products to be used with virtually no restrictions in various security, medical, automotive and telecommunications applications".

According to Hans Eggensberger, an additional advantage of KDS's balanced product portfolio is the availability of various packages, which allows an exact replacement of products from other manufacturers. "This puts us in the position of being able to react and adopt even faster and more flexibly than before to our customers' wishes and requirements."

Photo caption: Emphasis on high quality quartz products and technical competence (from left to right): Hans Eggensberger, managing director of Gleichmann Ultratec and Yoshitaka Tokuda, managing director of KDS Europe.

KDS Daishinku Corporation

Daishinku Corporation (KDS) is a leading manufacturer and seller for quality crystal devices and resonators. Crystal devices and resonators are widely used in electronic devices ranging from mobile phones to communication satellites although their multifaceted usages are not always recognized by the daily consumer. Daishinku has gained a global reputation for its undisputed technology and quality control in the field of crystal devices and resonators due to innovation efforts from synthetic quartz crystals to the finished product. Additional information can be found at

Gleichmann Ultratec AG

Gleichmann Ultratec AG was established from ULTRATEC INTER AG, founded in 1997. Thanks to the focus on a small number of product groups, our sales engineers and FAEs excel with their technical competence. Whether it is the conception of modern customer specific battery packs, design-in of complex microcontroller systems, questions regarding GSM/GPS, the implementation of customized application-specific circuits or the selection of suitable quartz, our experienced, highly qualified experts will help you with advice and especially with practical support. Furthermore, by means of the alliance with the German Gleichmann & Co. Electronics GmbH, Swiss customers also have access to the extensive European product and service offerings of the parent company. Additional information can be found at