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RUSH BROADENS ACCESS HARDWARE LINE

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. ? As a result of acquisitions by its principal, Southco Inc., authorized distributor Rush Electronics Ltd. can now facilitate the entire access hardware marketplace in Canada.


From left to right: Tracy Drew, Don Hewlett, Glenn MacGregor, Linda Langille, Steve Hill, Dawn Babineau of Rush; David Chakravarty, Southco Canada sales manager; and Jennifer McGowan and Harry McCall of Rush.Southco, a leading global provider of engineered access solutions including latches, captive fasteners, hinges, handles, and other accessories, recently acquired Dzus and Hartwell-Dzus. Both companies are premier suppliers of quick-acting fasteners and latches. Dzus and Hartwell-Dzus manufacture a range of access hardware for targeted complementary markets including information technology, aerospace and automotive. Dzus is the original inventor and innovator of the popular quarter-turn fasteners.
?Rush is very excited about offering this now united line of innovative access solutions to customers,? said Ken Pulkonik, Rush Electronics president. ?Our partnership with Southco will enable new and existing Dzus customers an ease of doing business.?
?Southco is very happy with the success of our distribution program to create local Canadian inventory and ease of doing business for our Canadian customers. We are delighted with the acquisition of the Dzus-Hartwell product lines and we wish Rush Electronics and all of our Canadian distributors the best of success with this latest product offering to our customers,? said David Chakravarty, Southco?s Canadian sales manager.
Rush Electronics is a Canadian-owned and operated, passive electro-mechanical distributor with four stocking locations across Canada.
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