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.

LATEST NEWS – M-TUBES HAS NOW BEEN SUPERCEDED BY M-FIBRE – MORE INFORMATION

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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Light frequency filtering illuminated sign.

LATEST NEWS – M-TUBES HAS NOW BEEN SUPERCEDED BY M-FIBRE – MORE INFORMATION

I recently visited a manufacturer of pedestrian gates used in high security office buildings. They were primarily interested in MENTOR M-Tubes (flexible and rigid tubular lights that deliver homogenous light along their length from just two RGB LEDs fitted either end). These they wanted to use for red and green indicator lights 1M in length, as well as for mood lighting around the plinth of their units.

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