Thursday, June 14, 2012

Exciting Third-Place Finish for Molex and Mouser at Indy 500

Molex Incorporated today celebrates the fantastic third-place finish of champion driver Tony Kanaan, who raced over Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis 500 in the No. 11 MOUSER ELECTRONICS/GEICO/KV Racing Technology Chevrolet/Firestone IndyCar. A co-sponsor of the MOUSER IndyCar program, Molex is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of interconnect solutions for the automotive industry, including standard sealed and unsealed connector products to custom built high-speed harnesses, for powertrain, safety/chassis, body electronics and infotainment applications. Mouser Electronics distributes Molex product lines globally.

“Molex enthusiastically supported Tony Kanaan in his phenomenal achievement at this year’s Indy 500. Like our strategic partner Mouser, we share Tony’s commitment to speed and high-performance,” states Fred Bell, vice president of global distribution, Molex. “IndyCar is a great way to put the trusted Molex brand out to race fans, which includes many engineers. We appreciate the marketing opportunity to be involved in such a dynamic, high technology sport.”

The comprehensive Mouser racing program provides a high-tech platform to showcase its valued supplier partnership with Molex, while connecting with industry’s leading electronic design engineers and buyers.

“Molex has been a great supporter of our IndyCar racing program and we are very pleased to have them on board, especially with the spectacular outcome of Sunday’s race,” says Krystal Jackson, vice president of interconnects, Mouser Electronics. “We appreciate the collaboration with Molex and look forward to the next racing event. They are a valued supplier partner on many levels.”

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