STANDEX ELECTRONICS TO SUSPEND PARTICIPATION AT THE MARCH 15th – 19th, 2020 APEC EXPO IN NEW ORLEANS, LA
Due to worldwide concern surrounding the spread of COVID-19, and with the best interest of employees in mind, Standex will forgo this year’s APEC Expo.
Fairfield, OH – March 9, 2020 – Standex Electronics, a leading manufacturer of precise, reliable, and long-lasting magnetic components and reed relays, has decided to withdraw from its booth at the upcoming Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (APEC) event held in New Orleans, Louisiana March 15-19, 2020.
The decision to withdraw from APEC comes in response to the spread of COVID-19, a novel strain of the coronavirus family, across the globe and in the United States.
“We are disappointed to miss the 2020 APEC Expo, but our concern for the health of our employees is our utmost priority,” said Brian Siegel, Global Director of Marketing. “After carefully weighing our options and monitoring the situation surrounding COVID-19, it is clear that withdrawing from the event is the best, and most responsible, choice.”
Standex Electronics is a team of magnetics and sensors experts, who deliver quality engineering solutions through diverse products and dynamic capabilities globally. This team partners with customers to create value-added assemblies that serve any number of applications and markets. Learn more about the company’s portfolio at standexelectronics.com.
About Standex Electronics
Standex Electronics is a worldwide market leader in the design, development and manufacture of standard reed switch-based sensor solutions and custom electro-magnetic components, including magnetics products. Standex is made up of a global team of problem solvers who can provide custom and/or standard solutions through diverse and dynamic capabilities. The Standex approach is to strategically partner with customers to conquer challenges and deliver reliable high-quality results through engineering and components. These parts serve an array of markets globally, and through customer driven innovation – improve the overall performance and efficiency at which end products operate. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, Standex Electronics has nine manufacturing facilities in six countries, located in the United States, Germany, China, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Japan. Learn more at standexelectronics.com.
Brian Siegel, Executive Marketing Leader, Standex Electronics