About Us

The Zonk Group, Inc. is a professional manufacturers’ representative firm serving the electro-mechanical industry in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and the Maquiladoras on the Texas border. The manufacturers we represent are proven industry leaders in engineered hardware (including fasteners, latches, hinging mechanisms, electronic access locks), mechanical and electronic components, contract assembly services, and the various complementing disciplines of the custom metal and plastic part fabrication industries.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to Promote People, Pursue Excellence, and Create a Motivating Environment in which we can grow by employing shared values.


The Zonk Group, Inc. is owned and directed by John Lanzillo, CPMR. When you see these initials after the name of a Manufacturers’ Representative, you know you’re in good hands. The CPMR designation, Certified Professional Manufacturers’ Representative, is used by graduates of the Institute for Professional Advancement’s certification program, administered by the Manufacturers’ Representative Education Research Foundation (MRERF) and certifies a representative has five years or more experience in the Profession and sales management, that has successfully completed a three-year course, including on-campus university residency, covering all the financial, legal, long-range planning, succession and management issues inherent in operating a state-of-the-art professional multiple-line field sales organization.


We own our 13,000 square foot building, 1505 Precision Dr., Plano, Texas, which is close to the Technology Corridor with quick access to the expressways serving North Texas and surrounding territories and 22 miles from the DFW airport.

Our facility includes a large state of the art training, conference and product showroom. We maintain a professional office environment, with full computer automation, and the latest computer software and equipment. We maintain a large customer database, track sales activity utilizing a robust account management system by Empowering Systems, and we use Microsoft 365 Outlook for all company email. We have a new IP office phone system and all salespeople are connected via mobile phones and laptop computers.

Competitive Advantages

  • Our People
  • Highly ethical business practices
  • Our business experience and reputation
  • Established customer relationships
  • Our desire to associate ourselves with industry leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Long term relationships with current Principals
  • Proven sales records with continuous sales dollar growth
  • Territory and Industry knowledge
  • An active member of two national trade associations – ERA & MANA
  • Financial strength and responsibility
  • Aptitude for learning
  • Industry trendsetters
  • Our Desire to Be the Best!

Goals for Total Performance

Positive Principal Relationships - Long term relationships based on shared philosophies, empathy, shared risks, and mutual benefits
Clear Direction - Develop disciplined focus so that everyone understands what we are trying to achieve
Supportive Systems - The recognition that everyone must work together to fulfill the customers’ needs
Customer Focus - Identify and anticipate our customers’ needs quickly, accurately, affordably, and reliably
Character and Leadership - The foundation of our firm, we must “Walk the Talk” in building trust and respect

Products and Services Represented

Engineered Fasteners and Hardware Solutions:

  • Concealed Electronic Access
  • Compression Latches
  • Cam Latches, Swing Handles and Panel Fasteners
  • Cam Locks and Lock Cores
  • Captive Screws
  • Counterbalance-Lift Assist
  • Display Mounts
  • Draw Latches
  • Entry Door Latches
  • Electronic Control Access
  • Hinge, Pulls and Handles
  • Inject-Eject Mechanisms
  • Push-to-Close Latches
  • Rotary Latches
  • DZUS Quarter-Turn Fasteners
  • Quick Access Hardware

Metal Fabrication Services:

  • Custom CNC Machined, Lathe and Turned parts
  • Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Precision CNC Laser Metal, Forming and Tube Cutting
  • Welding, Robotic Welding, and Electro-Mechanical Assembly
  • Custom Enclosures and Assemblies
  • Custom Finishes – Powder Coat Paint and Plating options

Die-Cast Services:

  • Custom Aluminum Die Cast parts
  • Custom Zinc Die Cast parts
  • Custom Magnesium Die Cast parts
  • Custom Rapid Prototyping Die Cast parts
  • All Secondary Finishes and Assemblies

Plastic Fabrication Services:

  • Custom Injection Molding parts and tooling
  • Custom Extruded Plastic parts
  • Custom Vacuum and Pressure formed Plastic parts
  • Custom RIM -Reaction Injection Molded parts
  • Custom Structured Foam Molded parts
  • Custom Thermoplastic Composite Molded parts
  • Design and Finish Options for all Custom Plastic parts

Commercial and Precision Drive Components:

  • Timing Belts, Pulleys, Gears, and Gear Assemblies
  • Clutches, Splines, Shafts, and Bearings
  • Electro-Mechanical Devices
  • Commercial & Precision Drive Components
  • Integrated Design, Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Gears, Shafts & Shaft Accessories
  • Brakes & Clutches, Motors & Gear Motors
  • Couplings, Differentials & Speed Reducers
  • Linear Motion Control Systems

Electronic Components and Manufacturing Services:

  • Cable Assemblies
  • Over-Molded Cable Assemblies
  • Raw and Custom Cables
  • Brushless DC Motors
  • Stepper Motors
  • PMDC Motors
  • AC Motors
  • Encoders
  • Planetary Gearboxes
  • Fans, Blowers & Impellers
  • Engineered Lighting Solutions
  • Membrane Switches and Keypads
  • PCBA’s and Turn-Key Manufacturing
  • Audio Speakers
  • Interconnect Components – Connectors
  • Wireless Coil Chargers
  • Power Supplies
  • Design and Manufacturing Services

Industries Served:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Bus
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Computers and Servers
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Enclosures
  • Enterprise Hardware
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Medical
  • Networking
  • Telecommunications
  • Marine
  • Off-Highway
  • Railway
  • Recreational Vehicles
  • Self Service
  • Trucks