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Rapid becomes Tektronix technical partner

Rapid becomes Tektronix technical partner
Rapid is delighted to announce that it has become a technical partner of Tektronix, a global leader in test and measurement technology.

This increased partnership means customers in the UK will benefit from easier access to solutions for their test and measurement requirements and more technical assistance from both the Tektronix and Rapid sales and engineering teams. Rapid will be a technical and commercial point of contact for the Tektronix entry and mainstream product portfolio, as well as the extensive Keithley portfolio, with a focus on growing into busy engineering environments and continuing to work successfully in the education sector.

"Working closely with Rapid Electronics allows us to serve more customers and grow into more markets together, whilst at the same time positioning the Tektronix & Keithley brands strongly in the UK. Rapid’s experience in both the education and industrial sectors will be a benefit to us both." says Maria Heriz, Tektronix Vice President, Commercial Operations, EMEAI.

Tektronix is an engineer-for-the-engineer company. Its experts understand the design & test requirements of its customers at depth, allowing it to bring solutions which help accelerate customers’ innovations to market faster, from research and design, through to launch of their innovations into the market.

"This extension to our already successful relationship will enable much closer cooperation with our colleagues at Rapid and allow both Tektronix and Rapid to further expand their reach in the UK, bringing class leading equipment to the wider engineering community. Rapid already has a trusted name in industry and in education with their status as a NUWPEC accredited supplier and this partnership will allow us both to grow," said Nick Tarling, Tektronix Distribution Account Manager, UK/IRL/BENELUX.

“We are delighted to have become a Tektronix Technical Partner,” said James Bates, Managing Director at Rapid. “This represents a significant moment in the development of our relationship with Tektronix, with whom we have worked closely for several years. Our customers will receive a high level of support before and after they have purchased a Tektronix or Keithley product from Rapid, especially in the areas of of technical troubleshooting and support. Our technical and sales team are all receiving extensive training from Tektronix and will be able to provide an excellent service for customers to help them get the best out of Tektronix test and measurement equipment”.

To mark the new partnership, Nick Tarling (second from left) from Tektronix is pictured above with staff from Rapid, from left: Edward Keith, Business Development Manager for Education, Tom Lankester, Technical Account Manager, Louise Cayless, Sales and Marketing Director, and James Bates, Managing Director.

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