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Solid State PLC
12 September 2016


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12 September 2016


Solid State plc

("Solid State", the "Company" or the "Group")

Appointment of sector specialist salesman


Solid State plc (AIM: SOLI), the AIM listed supplier of specialist industrial/ruggedised computers, electronic components, secure communications systems and battery power solutions to the electronics market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Dale to its Solid State Supplies division. 


Paul has worked in the specialist electronics field for over 25 years.  During this time Paul developed a reputation for his expertise in obsolescent component sourcing, anti-counterfeit testing solutions, component up-screening and high reliability applications in the Military, Aerospace, Rail and Oil & Gas markets.  At the Solid State group Paul will work with the Company's blue-chip OEM contact base across specialist component supply and developing bespoke manufactured solutions.


Paul spent the last 19 years working for APC Plc, and the 5 years prior with Arrow Electronics.

Commenting on the appointment, Gary Marsh, Chief Executive of Solid State said:

"We are very pleased to welcome Paul to Solid State.  His approach to the industry mirrors Solid State's commitment to working with clients on a consultative basis to achieve solution-led outcomes.  Clients in niche sectors with demanding requirements are seeking partnerships with their supply chain who bring more than just a broadline and catalogue approach to the relationship.

"With a broader offering in the Group to include displays and battery solutions, as well as the core component range and our design and manufacturing capability, we are confident that Paul can continue to develop Solid State's presence in key growth sectors such as Military, Aerospace and Transportation."  

For further information please contact:


Solid State plc

01527 830 630

Gary Marsh - Chief Executive

[email protected]



WH Ireland (Nominated Adviser)

0117 945 3470

Mike Coe / Ed Allsopp




Walbrook PR (Financial PR)     

020 7933 8780

Tom Cooper / Paul Vann

0797 122 1972


[email protected] 


Notes to Editors:


Solid State plc (SOLI) is a leading value added group of companies providing specialist design-in and manufacturing services to those acquiring industrial/rugged computing products, battery power solutions, secure communications systems and electronic components for use in harsh environments. 


Serving niche markets in oil & gas production, medical, construction, security, military and field maintenance, Solid State acts as both a distributor to OEMs and bespoke manufacturer of specialist units to clients with complex requirements.


Headquartered in Redditch, Solid State employs over 150 staff across five sites.  Solid State operates through two main divisions: Solid State Supplies and Steatite.


Solid State was established in 1971 and admitted to AIM in June 1996.



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