Hey there! We’re excited to officially announce that we’ve joined forces with Ness Electronics! If you are unfamiliar with Ness, they’re a long-time, well-respected electronics parts distributor based in St. Paul, MN. Ness specializes in OEM DLP lamp distribution, components and soldering equipment, outdoor antennas, and other great CE products.
In the coming weeks, we will merge Ness — including all of their St. Paul-based employees and inventory — into our new ShopJimmy headquarters. It’s a big transition for both companies, but we couldn’t be happier with all of the insight and inventory that Ness with bring to ShopJimmy and we, in turn, will pass along to you!
Here are a few products that we’ll offer soon:
- OEM DLP lamps: Philips, OSRAM, OSRAM Neolux
- TV stands/furniture
- A broader selection of LCD/LED wall mounts and accessories
- More TV audio and speaker options
- Outdoor antennas and hardware
- Cables, connectors, adaptors, and wall plates
- Solder/desolder equipment and service tools
- Batteries, components, and more!
If you’re a current Ness customer for certain products, please continue to order through them. We will update you as we transition your account information and Ness’ inventory. Since we know Ness was a great distributor and easy to work with, we’ll do our very best to make sure your customer experience remains top-notch with ShopJimmy.
If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
For those who care to read more about the deal, our official press release is below.
SHOPJIMMY.COM ACQUIRES ELECTRONICS PARTS DISTRIBUTOR NESS ELECTRONICS
BURNSVILLE, MN – January 15, 2013 – ShopJimmy.com, the global leader in TV parts and accessories distribution, today announced that is has acquired Ness Electronics, the long-time industry standard in DLP lamps and electronics components distribution based in St. Paul, MN.
This acquisition significantly enhances ShopJimmy’s inventory and market share, especially in the Midwest, as Ness Electronics also has branches in Milwaukee and Des Moines. The company, founded in 1964 by Don Ness and owned and operated by Mike Ness, is also a certified TV parts distributor for several major consumer electronics brands.
“We couldn’t be happier about this deal,” said Jimmy Vosika, Founder and CEO of ShopJimmy. “Mike Ness and Ness Electronics are so well respected in the industry and will bring decades of insight and experience to ShopJimmy. We’re also excited to continue their authority in DLP lamps distribution.”
ShopJimmy plans to merge all of Ness Electronics’ inventory and employees in St. Paul into its new Burnsville, MN headquarters in the coming weeks. Ness Electronics’ two satellite locations in Milwaukee and Des Moines will remain in operation.
“The combined strengths of ShopJimmy’s web presence and Ness’ 48 years of electronic parts distribution will make ShopJimmy a major force in electronic parts business nationwide and abroad,” said Mike Ness.
Founded in 2007, ShopJimmy.com is the global leader in TV parts and lamps, TV stands, refurbished TVs, and electronic accessories distribution. With a growing inventory of over 400,000 products, ShopJimmy.com made Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s “Fast 50 List” of the fastest-growing private companies in the Twin Cities. ShopJimmy.com also made the 2011-2012 INC. 500|5000 Lists, Minnesota Business Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2012, and the Star Tribune’s “Top Work Places” in 2012. For more information about ShopJimmy.com and to view career opportunities, please visit www.ShopJimmy.com.
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