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SVS partners with electro-technical Swiss firm

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UK-based value added reseller Smart Video & Sensing has announced a new partnership in the UK and Ireland with GIFAS ELECTRIC of Rheineck, Switzerland.

GIFAS was founded in 1978, and is a member of the GIFAS Group with other affiliates in Germany, Austria, France and Italy.

Gifas-Electric are manufacturers and distributors of electro-technical products (e.g. power distribution boxes, underfloor distribution systems, LED technical lights, electromechanical bollards etc). They first went to market more than 50 years ago with their innovative junction boxes and housings made from a special butyl?rubber mix. SVS says Gifas products are widely acclaimed and used within many industries including highways, rail, waterways, construction, power, military and other emergency service industries.

The company adds that another important product sector is the optical guidance systems for road tunnels, where GIFAS are market leaders in Switzerland (more than 20,000 installed LED road marker units in over 80 tunnels).

Yves Roediger, CEO of Gifas-Electric in Switzerland said, “In SVS we believe that we have selected a dependable, sustainable partner. This relationship will play an important role in the success of our company. Both of our organisations’ share a view that our customers are the focus of our entire businesses. The strategic relationship with SVS in the UK and Ireland allows us to bring innovation and creativity to these markets.

Peter Eccleson, Managing Director of SVS commented, “The agreement with GIFAS is exciting and extends the SVS product range with unique high quality electrical products for our markets and reflects our commitment to broadening our capabilities to provide both our existing and new customers with the most advanced solutions and expertise.”


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