Press Releases


2008-01-14

Tecate Signs Distribution Agreement With Cap-XX For Supercapacitors Optimized For Portable Electronics


Components Offered Online to Speed

Small-Quantity and Production-Quantity Order Fulfillment

 

San Diego, CA, January 14, 2008…Tecate Group, a premier global supplier of supercapacitors and capacitors, has signed a distribution agreement with CAP-XX, a leader in the design and manufacturing of ultra-thin supercapacitors which boost power delivery in mobile devices to enable new functionality and extend battery life.  Under the terms of the agreement, Tecate will stock and distribute CAP-XX’s full lineup of general purpose and high temperature supercapacitor cells and modules throughout the Americas, and feature the devices on their online store to further expedite the worldwide supercapacitor sourcing and purchasing processes.  Online orders are accepted for quantities ranging from prototype to full production quantities to address the market’s demand to cost effectively speed time-to-market,.  Online orders for these low profile, ultra low ESR SMT supercapacitors are accepted on Tecate’s website at http://www.tecategroup.com/ultracapacitors/cap-xx.php, or via the “Buy Now” function on CAP-XX’s site.  All online orders normally ship the next business day.   

 

“Partnering with CAP-XX is an outstanding opportunity for Tecate to further expand its offering of state-of-the-industry power supply products to manufacturers and assembliers of portable electronics,” stated Tom Wight, director of sales for Tecate.  “As a specialty distributor, Tecate is strategically positioned to become engineers’ and purchasing professionals’ single-source for supercapacitor solutions.  The addition of CAP-XX to our line card, and especially our online store, further demonstrates our commitment to provide this market segment with quick and easy access to products which meet their design and production requirements.”

 

Peter Buckle, vice president of sales and marketing for CAP-XX states, “Selecting Tecate to join the distribution channel for CAP-XX’s ultra-slim supercapacitor cells and modules in the Americas was based on their unparalleled reputation for customer service, technical expertise, and distribution know-how.  Moreover, Tecate’s ability to fulfill orders placed both on their online store, as well as through CAP-XX’s ‘Buy Now’ online sales function, is a huge benefit to our customers.  We are confident that this agreement will dramatically increase CAP-XX’s overall market share, and enhance world-wide brand awareness within the mobile electronics industry.”