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Jon Hinkley Joins Cicoil as Western Regional Sales Manager


Valencia, CA; November 1, 2011: Cicoil, the world's exclusive provider of silicone jacketed, high-flex flat cables, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jon Hinkley as Western Regional Sales Manager. Jon is responsible for the sales and account service for all Cicoil customers in the Western United States.

Jon brings to Cicoil a long history of highly specialized cable, connector and assembly sales to the Aerospace, Medical Automation, Robotics, Military, Semiconductor and System Integrator industries. Jon’s position with Cicoil was created in response to Cicoil’s strong growth and due to increased customer requirements for innovative cable solutions.

Jon comes to Cicoil from Calmont Wire and Cable, a California-based custom wire & cable manufacturer, where as Regional Sales Manager, Jon substantially grew his Western territory. Earlier, Jon was a Sales Engineer for Sicon International, a manufacturer of high-end electromechanical assemblies. Additionally, Jon was a Regional Account Manager for Anixter selling a wide array of electronic products, including specialty wire & cable to key accounts throughout Northern California. While at Anixter, Jon was a two time Presidents Club award winner for total sales in the Northwest Region as well as for finishing in the top spot overall for new business sales.

A graduate of California State University, Jon also served for Four Years in the United States Air Force as a Senior Airman. Along with his 15+ years in the flexible cable industry, Mr. Hinkley holds memberships in the IDGA for Military and Defense, Medical Robotics Association and Veterans Association of America.

Howard Lind, President of Cicoil, remarks, "We are very pleased to have a person of Jon’s cable experience and technical expertise joining Cicoil. Jon’s aptitude and sales background in flexible cables and cable assemblies is an ideal fit for Cicoil, and he will bring a tremendous amount of technical knowledge to our customers and sales channels. Because of his Northern California location, Jon gives Cicoil a strong presence in the Western United States, which is a rapidly growing area for the company. I look forward to working with Jon as a key part of the Cicoil team, as we continue to grow the company in the future."

Jon will be located in Sonoma, California. He can be reached by phone at 510-209-8651, or by email at

Cicoil has been a leader in designing and manufacturing high performance cable assemblies for over fifty years. The company's unique silicon coated flat cables provide high flexibility, extremely long life, and they can withstand temperature extremes from -65 degrees to +260 degrees Celsius. Cicoil's cables are used in thousands of demanding applications; including aircraft fuel control cells, semiconductor automation, and the Space Shuttle. Cicoil designs and manufactures its cable and cable assemblies in an automated facility in Valencia, California. Cicoil's quality assurance system is certified to the ISO 9001 (AS9100) standard. Further information, application assistance, and sales inquiries can also be obtained by visiting, or by calling 661-295-1295.

Source: Cicoil