Heilind Electronics announced its acquisition of Kotek Electro Electronica, a leading distributor of electronic components in Brazil.
“We are very pleased to be expanding into South America and making Kotek and its employees part of the Heilind family," said Robert W. Clapp Heilind president. “Kotek's leadership in customer service and technical support will greatly enhance Heilind's ability to support our South American customers.”
Kotek is a privately held company serving electronics OEMs and contract manufacturers from its Sao Paulo headquarters.
In other acquisitions news, WESCO announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of RS Electronics, and Arrow announced the completion of its purchase of Beijing, China-based distributor Seed International.