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Leading distributor of electronic components, automation and measure technology, Distrelec, has partnered with TraceParts to embed 3D Models onto their website.


30-10-2019 Audrey Varin

Responding to the changing shape of the components marketplace, Distrelec has recognised the importance of providing product information in helping their customers’ design process. 

By introducing enhanced product content, which includes in-depth product data, 3D models and PCB layouts, Distrelec is taking component distribution to a new level. 

3D modeling is a key part of modern design.  The power of the latest CAD (Computer Aided Design) software systems has placed advanced design functionality into the hands of companies of all sizes. The use of readily-available 3D CAD models saves design engineers time.   

In the past, an engineer might spend hours remodeling an existing part for a new design.  The ability to download a 3D model in the electronic format of their choice saves on average 2.7 hours, thereby making engineers more responsive and removing inaccuracies associated with incorrect modeling. 

Distrelec’s Head of Data Kevin Saynor is excited by the opportunity to engage with engineering customers.

By providing 3D CAD models, we can save our customers a huge amount of time and be their partner during the design-in phase.

Distrelec has integrated this enhanced product content into their e-commerce platform, thereby making product choices easier and quicker for customers.  The range represented by 3D models covers over 24, 000 products and will continue to grow, and includes products from Distrelec’s own brand, RND. 

 

 

By introducing 3D models onto their website, Distrelec are reinforcing their commitment to providing the customer with the most comprehensive choice, backed up with technical credibility and expertise.     

 

About Distrelec 

Distrelec is a leading European distributor of electronics, automation and measurement technology.  With over 40 years developing strong relationships with the industry, Distrelec introduces the latest products and newest innovative technologies from leading and new manufacturers. Responding to customer requirements, a clear service orientation and ongoing optimisation of customer support represents the fundamental pillars of Distrelec.  Distrelec has a local presence in 15 European countries, distribution centres in the Netherlands and Switzerland and a central Enterprise Hub in the UK.  

Established in 1973, Distrelec was acquired by the publicly listed Swiss Dätwyler Holding (Est.1958) in 1979 and added to their Technical Components (TeCo) Division.  

For more information see: https://www.distrelec.com  

 

About TraceParts

TraceParts is one of the world’s leading providers of 3D digital content for engineering. As part of the Trace Group founded in 1990, the company provides powerful web-based solutions, such as CAD part libraries, electronic catalogs and product configurators.

TraceParts offers digital marketing services to help part vendors, 3D printing suppliers, software and computer hardware vendors promote their products and services and generate high-quality B2B sales leads.

The TraceParts portal is available free-of-charge to millions of CAD users worldwide. It provides access to hundreds of supplier catalogs and more than 100 million CAD models and product data-sheets that perfectly meet the specific needs of design, purchasing, manufacturing and maintenance processes and operations.
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