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Radiall and CINCH Connectors Sign a Cross Licensing Agreement

Thursday, June 20, 2013

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Radiall and CINCH Connectors Sign a Cross Licensing Agreement during Paris Airshow

June 21, 2013 - Radiall SA and Cinch Connectors Inc announced at the Paris Airshow that they have entered into a cross licensing agreement covering their respective technologies for the EPX® fiber optics connector range and EBOSA fiber optic termini.

EBOSA expanded beam is a market leading fiber optic technology for harsh environments. Radiall's EPX® connector range is the industry leading rectangular connector series with major applications in commercial aviation (EN4644 standard) and widely used on the latest generation aircraft.

Cinch Connectors Inc and Radiall SA will coordinate efforts to further standardize the EBOSA product range and to develop additional applications for the EPX® connector series.

This agreement confirms both companies’ working relationship aimed at offering compatible and innovative solutions to the commercial aerospace industry while also providing a true dual source for secure supply.

“This is our first step in developing a long term relationship to better service the market we both participate in, which will be based on future product development. By utilizing the engineering strengths of each company, we will be able to offer the market shorter development cycles, reduced costs and more robust products,” stated Pierre Gattaz, President and CEO of Radiall.

Daniel Bernstein, President and CEO, of Cinch Connectors’s parent company added, “We look forward to working with Radiall, as we are both family run companies for over 50 years and share the same values, this makes us excellent partners”.

Cinch Connectors is a subsidiary of Bel Fuse Inc. Bel (www.belfuse.com) and its divisions are primarily engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of products used in networking, telecommunications, high-speed data transmission, commercial aerospace, military, transportation, and consumer electronics. Products include magnetics (discrete components, power transformers and MagJack® connectors with integrated magnetics), modules (DC-DC converters and AC-DC power supplies, integrated analog front-end modules and custom designs), circuit protection (miniature, micro and surface mount fuses) and interconnect devices (micro, circular and filtered D-Sub connectors, fiber optic connectors, passive jacks, plugs and high-speed cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

For further information contact Mark Falkingham Director of Product and Business Development at mfalkingham@cinch.com or Jonathan Prouty Business Development Manager at jon.prouty@radiall.com

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About Radiall

Radiall is a global manufacturer of leading-edge interconnect solutions. The company offers an extensive range of RF coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, coaxial switches, fiber optic and microwave components, multipin connectors and more. Radiall has sales offices and subsidiaries throughout the world, R&D in the U.S., Europe and China, along with manufacturing facilities strategically located in the U.S., Mexico, India, and China.

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For more information contact

Europe & Asia

Radiall SA
101 Rue Philibert Hoffmann
93116 Rosny Sous Bois, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 49 35 35 35
E-mail: infofr@radiall.com

North America

Radiall USA, Inc.
8950 S. 52nd Street, Suite 401
Tempe, Arizona 85284
Sales: 480-682-9400
E-mail:infousa@radiall.com

Product contact

Jon Prouty
Business Development Manager
Tel: 480-682-9431

Email: jon.prouty@radiall.com

Editorial contact

Chris Sly
MarCom Mgr & Corporate Com Coordinator
Radiall USA, Inc.
Tel: 480-682-9454

Email: chris.sly@radiall.com

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