May, 2016 – TTI, Inc., − a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has been appointed as authorized distributor for all of connector manufacturer, JST’s products. This new deal is an extension of the agreement that TTI already held with JST in France.

JST is headquartered in Japan, but has a significant manufacturing and assembly operation in France, R&D in Belgium and sales offices in key European countries. The company offers a broad product range which includes, LED connectors, waterproof connectors, power connectors, FFC/FPC connectors, glow wire connectors, automotive connectors, chain terminals and manual & semi-automatic crimping tools.

Commented Ronald Velda, Supplier Marketing Director Europe - Connectors & Electromechanical, TTI Inc., Europe: “We have a very successful relationship already via our French operation, so we are sure that we can develop that similarly in other parts of Europe. JST is known for quality and innovation – for example, it introduced the world’s first 1.5 mm pitch connector back in 1987. Now the company has parts which address automotive, communications, industrial, lighting, consumer and white goods applications.”

Added Jean-Luc Golovko, Sales & Marketing Director, JST France: “We are delighted to widen the scope of our engagement with TTI. Having worked in close partnership with TTI in France, we are confident that TTI will help us win new business with our new products.”

About TTI

TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is one of the world’s leading specialist distributors of passive, connector, electromechanical, discrete, power and sensor components. TTI’s philosophy is "Lead by Design", and the company differentiates itself by focusing on people, parts and process. TTI in Europe strives to be the distributor of choice for customers and suppliers alike by introducing new product technologies and by stocking broad and deep inventory across its franchise base. TTI’s sophisticated inventory management system ensures the ability to service changes in demand due to fluctuating markets and supply chains. For more information about TTI, please visit

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