Future Electronics Welcomes Registration for DevCon 2012

Montreal, Canada – August 29, 2012 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, invites people to register through the company’s website for DevCon 2012, a 4-day event offering personalized direct and interactive access to the latest technology in the electronics industry.

The theme for DevCon 2012 is “Enabling the Smart Society” and features Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway, as a guest speaker. DevCon 2012 will be held from October 22-25 at the Hyatt Regency in Orange County, California, and will feature a wide range of presentations, discussion forums and interactive hands-on labs. Topics to be covered include Automotive, Cloud Computing, Computing Architectures, Connectivity, Development Tools, Display, Human Machine Interface, M2M Cloud, Meet the Experts, Motor Control, Operating Systems, Power, Security, System Design Technologies and more.

This 4-day engineering experience assigns every attendee with a Renesas FAE (engineer) and provides an intense, technology-focused environment to accelerate an in-depth understanding of how Renesas products deliver value throughout the design cycle. With a 50/50 split of hands-on labs and lectures, participants will have unprecedented access to Renesas’ technology and one-on-one interaction with the experts.

All participants will receive a complimentary Renesas Development Kit (either RX63N RDK or RL78 RDK; a $99 value), one FREE tool from an extensive list of products (a value of up to $2400) and a 50% discount on a variety of Renesas tools through December 31, 2012.

In addition, by registering at www.FutureElectronics.com/RenesasDevcon2012 and selecting Future Electronics as the distributor of choice, and attending each day of the seminar, participants will automatically be entered for a chance to win one of five Kindle Fire eReaders, to be given away in a random drawing at the event.

For more information on DevCon 2012, and access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

FUTURE ELECTRONICS
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 42 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offer¬ing the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the de¬sign-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer.

Information:
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com
www.FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Expands Distribution Agreement with Microchip Technology to Include SMSC Products

Montreal, Canada – August 20, 2012 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, expanded its distribution agreement with Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) to include all of the products from Microchip’s recent SMSC acquisition.

“Microchip is a recognized brand with supreme customer loyalty across the globe. Their acquisition of SMSC strengthens our line card with a strong offering of Analog/Mixed Signal and Wireless products,” said Karim Yasmine, Corporate Vice President of Marketing.

“Future is a long-term partner with a proven track record of providing excellent service to Microchip designers across the globe,” said Mitch Little, Microchip’s Worldwide Vice President of Sales and Applications. “We are confident that customers of our newly acquired SMSC products will find the same great value in working with Future Electronics.”

For more information, and access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality. For more information, visit the Microchip website at http://www.microchip.com.

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 42 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer.

For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Information:
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com