NLT Technologies, (previously known as NEC LCD Technologies), a joint venture company between AVIC International and NEC Corporation, and a leading manufacturer of TFT LCDs has awarded a new distribution franchise to the UK specialist distributor Advanced Power Components. NLT it has been looking to increase market share in the UK and, accordingly, NLT’s European trading organisation, Renesas Electronics, has added to its list of outlets and signed a new franchise agreement with APC to distribute NLT display products through its APC-Displays+ product team.
NLT provides a high-mix portfolio of around 100 different TFT LCDs in sizes from 3.5” to 21.3” to provide optimum solutions in applications ranging from instrumentation to medical and broadcast to retail, including Daylight Viewable, 3D and Projected capacitive touchscreen solutions (PCAP).
APC Displays+ is NLT’s first single line distributor and will focus on selling and supporting NLT’s portfolio of quality high spec displays through a range of dedicated technical initiatives. These include regular hands-on workshops, an on-line forum and application videos, as well as specialist technical support and a swift response demonstration service.
Commenting on the agreement APC’s CEO, Mark Robinson said: “This is a significant validation of the displays expertise we have within our organisation. NLT and Renesas are key names in the electronics industry and our appointment demonstrates recognition of the value we offer to both them and customers for their leading edge technology. It also underlines our commitment to continue to invest for growth in our component business in general which we believe has solid prospects for the foreseeable future.”