Cinch Connectivity Solutions . May 29, 2018

Cinch Connectivity Solutions Earns Governor’s Safety Award for Second Consecutive Year

Waseca, MN [May 29, 2018]  Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a  Bel  group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions, has been recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health at the Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon on May 10, 2018 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The company is one of 115 employers from the State of Minnesota to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.

 Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program. The award recognizes Cinch for maintaining a below average accident rate on a continuous basis. “We thank Cinch Connectivity Solutions for its commitment to safety,” said Paul Aasen, president of the Minnesota Safety Council. “These efforts protect workers, strengthen the organization and benefit the community as a whole.”

 This award celebrates the collaborative efforts of our Safety Leaders including Jeff Hollister, Safety Manager; John Zacharias, Safety Environmental Engineer, Julie Green, Human Resources Generalist/Trainer, our safety committee and all Cinch Connectivity employees," "We are committed to maintaining our superior level of performance and continuously enhancing our safety program" said Peter Bittner, President, Bel Connectivity.

“Safety is not only a priority, it is a core value for our companies. Our employees think about safety every day.” said Daniel Bernstein, President & CEO of Bel Fuse Inc.

About Bel

Bel (www.belfuse.com) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military and aerospace, transportation and broadcasting

industries. Bel’s product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercializing or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market’s acceptance of the Company’s new products and competitive responses

to those new products; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company’s SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will in fact prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements.

Local Contact:
Lisa Hanson
lisa.hanson@us.cinch.com