Technical Sales Associates: Meinhard Knobloch and Flordelis Dimaano Technical Sales Associates was established in 1955 by Mr. Herb Solmsen as an Electronic manufacturer’s rep covering Northern California and Northern Nevada. Under the leadership of Mr. Solmsen the company earned a reputation of being a reliable rep organization, with special services for customers and having a close working relationship with their principals.

In 1968 Mike Knobloch joined Technical Sales as an associate salesman. Born in Berlin, Germany Mike lived in Shanghai, China for eight years and graduated from the Ort Technical Institute there.

After living in China, Mike’s family moved to Bogota, Colombia, where he was employed as an Electronic technician at RCA. After one year in Colombia, Mike moved to the United States, and settled in San Francisco, California. Prior to joining Technical Sales, Mike was manager of operations and store manager for two Electronic wholesale distributors located in the San Francisco Bay area.

Upon Herb Solmsen’s retirement in 1986, Mike Knobloch assumed the ownership of Technical Sales. The company now represents a number of manufacturers and importers of Electronic test equipment and Tools, Chemicals, Connectors and Switches, Audio/Video and Computer accessories.

Technical Sales is well known in the Northern California and Northern Nevada area for dependable service, and has been honored by a number of principals with numerous sales awards over the years.

Awards received throughout the many years of service

Rep of the Year Highest Increase
Highest Sales Performance to Forecast
Member of the $1,000,000 Club