23 September 2016
("Sandal" or the "Company")
SANDAL APPOINTS DENMANS ELECTRICAL AS ENERGENIE DISTRIBUTOR
The Board of Sandal plc, the designer, developer and manufacturer of electronic products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Denmans Electrical Wholesale as a distributor of the Energenie MiHome Smart Home Internet of Things ("IOT") range of products.
Denmans is part of the International Rexel Group of Companies, which in the UK also comprises the WF Senate, Newey and Eyre, and the Wilts Wholesale networks. Denmans has over 75 branches in the UK which will stock the Energenie MiHome range. The joint launch is currently taking place at the Elex Show in Coventry.
Commenting Sandal CEO Alan Tadd said: "The tie up with Denmans is the first phase of our entry into the Electrical Wholesale and installation market and will enable Energenie MiHome to enter the expanding market for IOT Smart Home in New Build, Housing Association and the Consumer Installation markets. These new channels to market for Energenie MiHome will provide a significant increase in Sales and Margin. Denmans will also provide an excellent channel for our recently announced Works with Nest radiator valve solution.
We expect to announce further strategic partnerships in the coming months."
The directors of the Company accept responsibility for the contents of this announcement.
|Sandal Plc|| Alan Tadd (CEO)|
Oliver Tadd (Director)
| Daniel Stewart & Company|
| Peter Shea|
|0207 776 6550|
|MB Communications||Maxine Barnes||07860 489571|
Note to Editors:
Sandal plc commenced business in 1996 and designs, develops and manufactures consumer electronics products. Its business is divided into two distinct product groups, PowerConnections, a long established wholesaler and reseller of a successful and patented range of converter plugs and power cables, and Energenie, which sells a newer product range that includes energy saving products, portable charging devices and the new MiHome range of products aimed at the "Home Automation" and "Internet of Things" marketplace.
PowerConnections is a supplier to customers, in the UK and abroad, of single-phase electrical connection products. The products are manufactured in three partner factories in the Far East and have distributors worldwide for its range of patented converter plugs. The Company's product portfolio consists of International Power Leads, Rewireable Plugs, Converters and Connectors. These products are stocked in the Far East, Australia and UK.
Energenie offers Eco and electrical, travel and energy saving products for homes and offices, reducing energy usage and the Home Automation sector. It has store listings for its current products with several large retailers including Homebase, Maplin, Amazon, Screwfix, Toolstation and ASDA.
The new range of MiHome home automation products makes the remote operation of everyday household appliances and energy monitoring more accessible to consumers due to better affordability and simplicity of control through smartphone and tablet connectivity.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Sandal plc via Globenewswire