Transonics have signed a franchise agreement with Hongfa one of the largest relay manufactures in the world with an annual production capacity of 1 billion pieces and sales of more than $590 million in 2012. Hongfa has 20 manufacturing subsidiaries, boasting a total factory area of some 330,000m² and designs and manufactures its own advanced automated manufacturing systems for relay production.
The new agreement allows Transonics access to the complete range of relays manufactured by Hongfa which includes 160 different series of relay types, with some 40,000 different models, all of which are accredited by UL/CUL, VDE, TÜV, and CQC. Hongfa have a very active new product development philosophy with typically 15 to 20 new series being introduced each year and are happy to offer tailor-made products for OEM applications.
Daniel French, Managing Director of Transonics, comments; “We are very pleased to have formalised our supply agreement with Hongfa which allows us to offer our customers an unrivalled range of high quality, competitively priced relay products for a very wide range of applications.”
The Hongfa product range includes signal relays for telecoms, security and fire alarms, AV equipment and instrumentation. Automotive types for power, security, anti-theft and driving information. Latching relays for electricity meters, circuit protection and industrial automation. Power relays for industrial control, security and the growing home appliance and office automation markets. Hermetically sealed types for aeronautics and space, hazardous areas and tractions systems.