Painesville, Ohio, January 29, 2017 – The position of Vice President of Sales has been accepted by Steven Jones to enhance Meritec’s Sales Team.  Meritec’s Management Team headed by John Venaleck, Jr., commented Mr. Jones will be instrumental in the continued strategic business growth of The Company in all Industry segments.

Jones holds degrees in Electrical, Electronic Engineering and Communications.  Over his 25-year career, Steve Jones has held various sales positions in both The United Kingdom and U. S. at Young ECC Electronics, Arrow Electronics,  A B Interconnect, a division of TT Electronics’ Group, and BTC Electronic Components.  Steve cites his core competency as “business identification and market development”.

“Spanning more than five decades of total design and build in The USA,” Mr. Venaleck confirmed, “Meritec, and its West Coast affiliate, Joy Signal Technology, have a responsive technical base unsurpassed in our Industry.  The addition of Steve Jones’ dynamism broadens our market presence and global reach.”

Based on discussions with Meritec’s Business Team, Jones indicated his initial focus will include expanding Meritec’s business, strategic product development in cooperation with Meritec’s partners, and organizational development to continue Meritec’s already exemplary reputation for ingenuity, Customer Service and quality.

Jones noted that he is “excited to join and contribute to The Meritec Team that consistently demonstrates both technical and product leadership in Industry endeavors ranging from Standards’ Bodies through Customer-unique interconnect solutions.”  Steve Jones can be reached by e-mail at; or by phone (440) 354-2100, Extension 209.

Steve previously worked in our behalf at BTC Electronic Components; and BTC remains a valued Distributor to Meritec.  Through Customer pull, Mr. Jones has already rocketed Meritec to a new product design and patent.  Steve Jones hits the ground running on Monday, January 30th with a visit to our West Coast Division, Joy Signal Technology, and then joins our Team to represent us in Santa Clara, California, at DesignCon—perhaps the most significant electronics’ tradeshow in our Industry.  Steve will be onsite at Painesville Campus on Monday, February 6th, so please stop by to welcome.