Mentor Electronic Components

This is a short 1m 47 sec video detailing MENTOR’s near 100 year legacy and its unique competencies in many areas of electronic components, especially opto. It is a trailer for the full movie which runs for 11m 11 secs. We did warn you (!) but actually it does a good job of explaining what MENTOR is all about.

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2014

It was a bit of a strange Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Exhibition this year!  Multitron were there supporting our sub-distributors Diamond and Foremost but on the first day it was a very frightening experience.  The exhibition is held in a truly massive marquee construction (seems to be the size of Earls Court 2) and I wish it had been held there instead!

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Visit to MENTOR’s HQ

I have just returned from a visit to MENTOR’s Erkrath (near Dusseldorf) HQ and as always I left feeling enthused and genuinely proud to be associated with such a fine company. A superficial observation perhaps but wherever I went I saw smart, clean, modern and tidy Design and Admin offices, nothing ostentatious but clearly well-invested.

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1,001 MENTOR M-Tubes featured in an Eindhoven art installation celebrating artificial light.


During the week 9-16 November 2013, the Dutch city of Eindhoven will for the eighth consecutive year become a showcase of interventions, installations, performances and events based on the phenomena of artificial light. An installation comprising of 1,001 individual high brightness RGB LED-powered MENTOR M-Tubes will be one of the twelve key works of art.

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