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Calmark and Birtcher Brands are now Schroff
SAN DIEGO, CA - Pentair announced today that the Calmark and Birtcher products have been rebranded and integrated into its Schroff brand. Schroff, a world leader in electronics packaging design and fabrication since 1962, offers a wide range of innovative and high-quality standard products including 19" cabinets, subracks, cases, backplanes, motherboards, and microcomputer systems. Schroff became part of Pentair Technical Solutions, a global business unit of Pentair Ltd., in 1994.

"Moving our industry-leading portfolio of printed circuit board retainer products, including Card-LoksT and Wedge LoksT, under the Schroff brand is a win-win for our customers and Pentair. Streamlining our brands will make it easier for customers to see our broad capabilities and select the solution that best meets their needs," says Amy Escobio, Global Category Manager for Schroff.

For over 50 years, Calmark and Birtcher have been widely recognized and trusted brands for printed circuit board retention, PCB accessories and conduction cooling products. Supporting a wide variety of applications, notably in the defense and security industries, Calmark and Birtcher products range from economical nylon card guides to ruggedized Card-Loks and Wedge Loks, inserters and extractors and even conduction cooled assemblies. Key customer benefits include:

Comprehensive product portfolio
Precision engineered standard & modified solutions
Design consultation and rapid prototyping
Program management support and service
Design verification, validation & certification support
Lot traceability, DFARS specialty metals, first article inspection, RoHS certification, ITAR compliance and NADCAP certified suppliers.

Product engineering, program management, customer service and manufacturing will continue to be located in San Diego, California. Customers can expect to receive the same level of product quality, customer service and support.

For additional information, please contact: or call 1-800-854-7086.

About Pentair Technical Solutions
Pentair Technical Solutions is a global leader of systems and solutions that safeguard industrial controls, electrical components, communications hardware, electronic devices, and electrical heat management systems. Its premier brands Hoffman, Raychem, Schroff and Tracer provide a comprehensive range of standard, modified and custom engineered solutions for the energy, industrial, infrastructure, commercial, communications, medical, security and defense markets.

The Schroff brand offers a broad portfolio of products from basic printed circuit board (PCB) accessories, such as card retainers, conduction cooled frames, front panels and handles to subracks, enclosures, backplanes, power supplies, cabinets and pre-assembled chassis for embedded computing systems.

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About Pentair Ltd.
Pentair Ltd. ( delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers' diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. With 2013 revenues of $7.5 billion, Pentair employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.

Schroff, Calmark, Birtcher, Hoffman, Raychem and Tracer are trademarks of Pentair Ltd. and its affiliates.

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