Within the suppliers loyalty program, SYSTEC makes periodic visits to factories and facilities of the represented suppliers. During June 2019, FIRST Switchtech factory was visited in the city of Paris, France.
Many of the automation relays that are used in several fleets of Santiago Metro and also in the Chilean Navy Scorpène-class submarines of Spanish-French origin are manufactured by FIRST.
FIRST is a leading global manufacturer of switching technologies designed specifically for harsh environments in many markets. With manufacturing centers in France, New York and India, FIRST was created from the fusion of the renowned STPI, DEUTSCH RELAYS, REL & DRI companies.