Southborough, MA - November, 3 2008 - Device Technologies, Inc., an ISO9001:2000 AS9100 B-certified Company today announced a strategic partnership with Great North Technologies, (GNT) of Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec. This partnership will expand the visibility and use of DTi's proven WEEE & RoHS Compliant technology across the Electronics, Medical, Telecommunications, Military, Aerospace and General Manufacturing industries in Canada.
According to DTi President, Nicholas B. Petri, exhibiting at Canadian Manufacturing Week in Mississauga, Ontario recently, "Device Technologies' Spring-FastÂ® grommet edging technology, used for protecting critical equipment and eliminating the need for toxic adhesives and related VOCs, has been utilized by Canadian manufacturers since the 90's." "Its success has led DTi to expand its product offer to a comprehensive range of related and specialty RoHS Compliant products for wire abrasion protection, cable management, enclosure seals and EMI/RFI shielding gaskets. Our partnership with GNT means we can deliver the required critical application engineering support to our Canadian customers. GNT is ideally suited to further expand Device Technologies ability to serve the Canadian marketplace," added Petri.
Based in Montreal and supported by 'feet on the street' throughout Quebec and Ontario, Great North Technologies (GNT) offers local supply and technical support of DTi's broad offering of enclosure-related products that include: wire protection grommet edging, seals, and fiber management. GNT President Craig Belanger said, "The Canadian marketplace is a very strong opportunity for DTi's patented product solutions for protecting critical equipment. DTi's customer support and our successful partnership with them over the years is confirmation of the value of having a local supplier of these high performance specialty
Cable management and protection enclosure products. This will meet the needs of our customer's build cycle for performance and value-oriented products.
"Our success has led us to developing inroads with automation, aerospace, research, medical, government, transportation, telecom and down-hole industries. We are constantly looking for new applications and customers for DTi specialty products, "Belanger added.
"GNT was specifically established to address this growing need. Great North Technologies Inc. is looking forward to expanding DTi's footprint in all of Canada's Provinces and Territories. We plan to emulate DTi's culture of ensuring quality customer service with a proactive approach to sales that adds real value for our customers," he concluded.
About Device Technologies, Inc.
Device Technologies, Inc. (DTi) has designed, manufactured, and sold specialty fasteners to a broad spectrum of industries since its founder, Hector D. Petri, Technical Director, introduced the patented Spring-FastÂ® High Performance Grommet Edging in 1984. This product line, and resulting extensions, has grown significantly, serving a broad spectrum of industries including Aerospace, Department of Defense, Banking/Business machines, Computer, Data storage, Gaming, HVAC, NASCAR, Semiconductor Manufacturing, and Transportation. DTi's work in these industries has enabled the company to provide high performance, economical product solutions that include: the Fast-DropÂ® Fiber Optic Radius Control Modules to maintain accurate, reliable optic signal transmission; and the Push-LokÂ® Printed Circuit Board Standoff product line. Further product line offerings include enclosure seals, wire ties, emi/rfi shielding gaskets and plastic trim.
DTi's growth in the specialty fastener industry has created a new Advanced Technology Division (ATD) within the company that specializes in fully automated, linear and selective electrostatic powder coating. This innovative powder coating process is a solution applicable to cable, wire, flat wire, stampings and profile metal formed products encapsulated in a broad range of thermo-plastic and thermo-setting resins.
DTi continues to invest in R & D to enhance opportunities for its product and process technologies, in compliance with ISO 9001 and AS 9100 standards. More information is available at the company's web site, www.devicetec.com or call (800) 669-9682. Ext 130 or email us at email@example.com.
About Great North Technologies
Great North Technologies Inc. is a new distributor serving the Canadian market and specifically serving the General Industrial, Telecommunications, Medical, Aerospace and Electronics markets. Currently operating out of facilities in the Montreal area, GNTi is taking advantage of a combined experience of 20 years, presenting specialized products and emerging technologies to Canadian businesses all across the country.
More information is available at the company's website, www.greatnorthtech.com or call 514-620-3724 or email at GNT@GreatNorthTech.com