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Ortronics Names Blue Helix as Distributor of the Year for EMEA

NEW LONDON, Conn., February 14, 2014 – Ortronics, a Group brand Legrand, has named Blue Helix as their 2013 Distributor of the Year for EMEA. Ortronics is a global leader in high performance network infrastructure solutions, with a growing presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Blue Helix was chosen for demonstrating excellence in sales, marketing and collaboration in the UK. Their comprehensive approach to the market aids customers from initial project development through deployment. Strong growth, combined with extensive training, promotion and event support made Blue Helix a stand-out for the award.

Juan-Carlos Garcia, Vice President of International Sales & Marketing for Ortronics said “We’re pleased to recognize Blue Helix, not only for achievements in revenue, but for their continuous commitment to our customers, our brand and growing our businesses together.”  

Background for Editors:

Ortronics, a Group brand Legrand, headquartered in New London, Connecticut, USA, is a global leader in high performance network infrastructure solutions, offering a complete range of Category 5e, 6 and 6a copper, fiber optics and Layer Zero® physical support solutions. Ortronics is a part of Legrand, the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. www.ortronics.com

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About Legrand

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, WattStopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us

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