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Sandy Barretta Joins Sunburst Electronics as Sales Manager


ERIE, Pa. (October 30, 2007) – Sunburst Electronics, a contract manufacturer of electronic controls in Erie, Pa., has hired Sandy Barretta as Sales Manager.

Sandy’s responsibilities encompass maintaining and growing Sunburst’s sales base, coordinating and presenting quotations for new sales opportunities, participating in new product development for both prospective and current customers, as well as providing ongoing service to Sunburst’s existing customer base.

Formerly, Sandy was employed as Regional Sales Manager for Clifford Metal, where she managed sales efforts and serviced customers across Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York territories. Prior, she held the position of Purchasing Manager at Connecticut-based, Platt Brothers & Co., overseeing the corporation’s procurement operations.

With a longstanding membership in the National Association of Purchasing Management, Sandy is a Certified Purchasing Manager, having gained global and international purchasing certifications in 2003, and most recently attending the Institute of Supply Management at Quinnipiac University.

“We are very pleased to have Sandy Barretta join the Sunburst Electronics’ team and anticipate that her service orientation will be an asset to Sunburst’s customers. She also brings extensive purchasing expertise, which will lend itself well to planning cost-effective product development initiatives for our clients,” said John W. Cline, President and CEO of Sunburst Electronics.

About Sunburst Electronics:

Certified to ISO 9001:2000, Sunburst Electronics specializes in developing electronic assemblies (printed circuit boards, chassis assembly, cables and harnesses) for industrial machinery, control and measurement applications, instrumentation, avionics, transportation, transducers and medical devices, among others.

Sunburst is a J-STD-001 facility adhering to stringent standards spanning defect and process control, inspection methodology and process verification inspection, and is well equipped to serve the military and other high-reliability electronics markets (aerospace, medical equipment and telecommunications).

The company houses its operations in a 31,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility based in Erie, Pa., and maintains a separately staffed, 4,000-square-foot repair center specializing in end-of-life product management.

Founded in 1975, Sunburst is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bliley Technologies, Inc. Bliley ( is a manufacturer of quartz crystals and crystal oscillators used in the telecommunications, military and space industries.

For more information, visit, or call or write Sunburst Electronics at 420 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie, Pa., 16507-1456. Phone: (814) 461-9120.



Lori Marshall
(814) 461-9120


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