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New South African reseller for Wilcoxon Research products

July 03, 2012—Germantown, MD - Meggitt, a leading supplier of quality vibration sensors and sensor networks, has added Yellow Technical Services Cc as its new sales channel in South Africa for its Wilcoxon Research product line. Known as "Yellotec", the company will stock and distribute Wilcoxon Research sensors and accessories to industrial customers throughout Africa.

Yellotec is a company focused on the condition monitoring and predictive maintenance market in Sub Sahara Africa. In addition to Wilcoxon vibration monitoring products including piezoelectric accelerometers, velocity sensors, cables, mounting accessories, vibration alarms, vibration transmitters, 4-20 mA vibration sensors and hazardous area sensors, Yellotech also sells products for infrared thermography, oil analysis, laser alignment and ultrasound applications. The online vibration analysis market represents the future of the condition monitoring industry, and we were delighted to learn about Meggitt"s renewed interest and focus in this region of the world," said Toni de Sousa, Yellotec representative. "Over the years, we have waited patiently for this opportunity to arise and the prospect of distributing the world"s leading brand is entirely in line with our strategy of working only with leading international quality brands. Wilcoxon"s technical expertise, wide range of quality accelerometers, availability of stock, and lifetime warranty all resonate with our customers."

The increased need for machinery monitoring in South Africa has driven Yellotec to grow at a rate of 50% a year. "We look forward to partnering with Yellotec and expanding our customer base in Africa" stated Paul Simpson, International Sales Manager for Wilcoxon Research products, "customers will be introduced to Wilcoxon products by a trusted supplier that is known for offering products of the highest standard and performance capabilities."

The Wilcoxon Research lines offered by Yellotec include vibration monitoring products for industrial predictive maintenance applications and condition monitoring of fans, motors, pumps, blowers, compressors, chillers, gearboxes, and mixers, to significantly reduce failure rates in the field. Yellotec serves customers involved in condition based maintenance within power generation, transmission and distribution, minerals and mining, paper and pulp, iron and steel and petrochemical industries. Additional applications served are security, and equipment protection, Yellotec is also pursuing applications in quality assurance and process automation.

To learn more about Wilcoxon Research products, Meggitt Sensing Systems, or LifeTime Warranty, visit, call 800-WILCOXON, or email For information about Yellotec, visit or email