Radiall and Cinch Connectors Sign a Cross Licensing Agreement at Paris Air Show

Radiall and Cinch Connectors Sign a Cross Licensing Agreement at Paris Air Show

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Radiall SA and Cinch Connectors announced today at the Paris Air Show that they have entered into a cross licensing agreement covering their respective technologies for the EPX® connector range and EBOSA® fibre 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 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' 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."

About Radiall

Radiall (www.radiall.com) 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.

About Cinch

Cinch Connectors is a division of Bel Fuse Inc. (www.belfuse.com), whose 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.

Except for historical information contained in this news release, the matters discussed are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are the following: the effect of business and economic conditions, the impact of competitive products and pricing; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercializing or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; and the risk factors reported from time to time in the Company's SEC reports.

Investor Contact:
Neil Berkman Associates
Company Contact:
Bel Fuse Inc.
Daniel Bernstein, President

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