SchmartBoard Signs Canadian Distributor

Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 1, 2006

SchmartBoard, the developer of a new technology that has significantly simplified the creation of electronic circuits for hobbyists, education and industry, has announced that it has signed Canadian distributor Active-Tech Electronics.

Most people who design electronic circuits do not have the skills to hand-solder surface mount components. SchmartBoard|ez was developed as a solution for this problem. What once could only be achieved by technicians with many hours of experience, can now be done by anyone. A ten year old who has never held a soldering iron, can now hand solder a .4mm IC or a BGA (Ball Grid Array) effortlessly and flawlessly.

“We are excited to have Active-Tech Electronics as a distribution partner for Canada, said Neal Greenberg, SchmartBoard’s VP Sales and Marketing. “In addition to the online sales capabilities, Active Tech is the largest retailer in Canada with 9 locations nationally. We value distributors with retail locations, as they are a fantastic tool for introducing SchmartBoard’s EZ solder technology to new customers.”

Retail locations include Calgary, Edmonton, Mississauga, Montreal (2), Ottawa, Toronto, Mississauga, Vancouver, and Winnipeg.

“SchmartBoard is a perfect fit for our customer base,” said Lee Wise, President of Active Tech Electronics. “We supply engineers, technicians, students and hobbyists who will all benefit from the new soldering abilities that SchmartBoard technology offers users.”

About SchmartBoard (

SchmartBoard is committed to helping engineers, students and hobbyists develop electronic circuits faster, easier, and less expensively than previously possible. Schmartboards patent pending Electronic Circuit Building Blocks makes this possible. SchmartBoards EZ Technology makes the soldering of surface mount components accessible to virtually anyone.

About Active-Tech Electronics (

Active was founded in 1971 and since that time, has expanded to 10 stores across Canada becoming the largest retailer of its kind in Canada. With over 7,500 parts in stock in our stores and thousands more in our warehouse, and over 100 suppliers, Active continues to offer our customers a great selection at competitive prices.

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Ibrar Ayyub

Ibrar Ayyub is an experienced technical writer with a Master's degree in computer science from BZU Multan University. He has written for various industries, mainly home automation, and engineering. He has a clear and simple writing style and is skilled in using infographics and diagrams. He is a great researcher and is able to present information in a well-organized and logical manner.

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