Future Electronics Named Distributor of the Year by Panasonic

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Future Electronics was named Distributor of the Year for 2016 by Panasonic for the third year in a row at EDS in Las Vegas.

Montreal, Canada – June 15, 2017 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, was named the Americas Distributor of the Year for 2016 by Panasonic, for the third consecutive year.

The announcement was made at the recent EDS Summit held at The Mirage in Las Vegas from May 16-19, 2017. This is the first time that a distributor has won the award three years in a row.

“This achievement amplifies our position within Panasonic as a respected valuable global partner,” said Lucy Diodati, Supplier Development Manager for Future Electronics. “Panasonic is a tremendous brand and we are honored by the recognition of our performance in 2016.”

“Channel Partners are continuously measured by Panasonic by a detailed set of standards that go beyond increased sales revenue,” said Tony Tomasso, Director Sales and Marketing of the Components Sales Division for Panasonic. “To be named Distributor of the Year, distributors need to excel for Panasonic in other areas such as operational efficiency, marketing, support for new products and a host of other criteria. We are pleased to name Future Electronics Distributor of the Year for Fiscal 2016 as a result of their excellent partnership with Panasonic and we look forward to continued growth together.”

For more information about Future Electronics, visit:
www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,500 employees in 169 offices in 44 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

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications

FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Announces Availability of Panasonic PA-N Series Relays

Montreal, Canada – August 8, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate availability of Panasonic’s PA-N Series Relays.

Panasonic’s PA-N Series Relays are ideal for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and interfaces. The 1 Form A, 5A slim relays comply with the European PLC safety standard IEC61010 reinforced insulation. The PA-N Series achieves a high breakdown voltage of 3000V and feature excellent shock resistance and low power consumption. Typical applications include industrial & office equipment, measuring devices, and test equipment.

The PA-N Series has a slim size for higher density mounting, low operating power, and is RoHS/REACH compliant, ANSI/ISA 12.12.01 compliant, and also complies with IEC61010.

The series offers excellent shock resistance, is environmentally friendly, and complies with explosion-proof and dust-ignition-proof standards.

For more information about the PA-N Series and other Panasonic products, click here.

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com

514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Offers Wide Range of Panasonic Sensors for Automotive & Industrial Applications

Montreal, Canada – July 28, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate shipping availability of Panasonic sensors for automotive and industrial applications.

Panasonic’s PIR Motion Sensors (PaPIRs), offer simplified circuitry with fully integrated sensor design. With only 1micro A current consumption, these no-lead (Pb) eco-friendly sensors are suitable for battery-driven wireless equipment.

Panasonic’s Grid-EYE infrared array sensors are 8×8 (64) pixel array infrared detection sensors, with digital output (I2C) for thermal presence, direction and temperature values. The built-in lens includes a 60-degree viewing angle, and its compact SMD design uses MEMS technology. Applications include digital signage, security, lighting control, kiosks/ATMs, medical imaging, automatic doors, thermal mapping, people counting and robotics.

Panasonic’s light sensor NaPiCa is a visible light sensor (Silicon Photo IC) that detects light and converts into electrical current. It consists of a photodiode and built-in amplifier. And optical filter provides spectral response similar to human eye sensitivity. Applications include LCD backlight control, commercial and residential lighting brightness control, and security lighting.

For air pressure, Panasonic offers high precision gauge pressure sensors available with and without amplifier, and with or without a glass base in DIP terminal. Pressure ratings range from -100 to 1,000kPa. Applications include pressure switches, pneumatic devices, blood pressure monitors, clean rooms, oxygen concentrators, respiratory equipment, and air beds.

Panasonic’s acceleration sensors offer electrostatic capacitance detection, high sensitivity and reliability. 2-Axis and 1-Axis acceleration sensors are available, as well as ceramic package type and stand alone accelerometers.

Panasonic’s visible light sensor (Silicon Photo IC) detects light and converts into electrical current. It consists of a photodiode and built-in amplifier, and has an optical filter that provides spectral response similar to human eye sensitivity. Applications include LCD backlight control, commercial and residential lighting brightness control, and security lighting.

For more information about Panasonic, sensors for industrial applications, and automotive sensors, as well as access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, click here.

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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.

Media Contact

Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com

514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Named Distributor of the Year by Panasonic

Montreal, Canada – May 24, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, was recently named Distributor of the Year for 2015 by Panasonic at EDS, one of the industry’s largest leadership tradeshow summits, held last week at the Mirage in Las Vegas.

This is the second year in a row Future Electronics was awarded this honorable distinction, after only 3 years of engagement with Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America. The award is based on various criteria, including revenue growth performance, marketing activity & performance, ease of doing business, inventory activity, field engagement, and product engagement.

Future Electronics recently expanded its franchise agreement with Panasonic, to include EMEA and ASEAN. “Our performance could not be possible without the support of all the Panasonic product teams, customer service teams, regional sales teams and most importantly the Panasonic Manufacturers Reps,” explained Lucy Diodati, Supplier Development Manager for Future Electronics. Diodati added, “It is our commitment to continue to work together to achieve even higher results for 2016.”

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

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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.

Media Contact

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

Future Electronics Promotes Panasonic’s 9320 Series

Montreal, Canada – April 22, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller with corporate headquarters in Montreal, recently announced immediate shipping availability of Panasonic’s 9320 Series for Wi-Fi applications.

Panasonic’s PAN9320 Series is a fully embedded Wi-Fi module with an integrated IoT stack and API that minimizes firmware development and includes a full security suite. The PAN9320 Series is a standalone 2.4 GHz WiFi module, supporting the IEEE 802.11 b/g/n standards designed for applications where a small form factor and secure data connections are required. The module is a cost-effective, power-efficient solution for WLAN applications.

The PAN9320 Series combines a high-performance CPU, high-sensitivity (-98 dBm) wireless radio, baseband processor, medium access controller, encryption unit, boot ROM with patching capability, internal SRAM and in-system programmable flash memory. The module’s integrated memory is available to the application to store web content such as html pages or image data.

All Panasonic Wi-Fi RF modules carry FCC, IC and CE certifications. Typical applications for Panasonic’s PAN9320 Series W-Fi modules include imaging platforms, gaming platforms, consumer electronics, portable applications, health & fitness, smart energy, asset monitoring tracking, location applications, industrial controls, commercial monitoring, medical devices, and thermostat & control panels.

To order product or to find out more information about Panasonic, the 9320 Series, and how to add Wi-Fi to applications, click here

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics, with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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.

Media Contact

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

Future Electronics Offering 50% Discount Coupons on Select Supplier Products

Montreal, Canada – April 15, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller with corporate headquarters in Montreal, recently announced the availability of 50% off discount coupons in the latest issue of Get Connected, offered through Future Connectivity Solutions.

Products now available with a 50% discount for a limited time only through Future Electronics include Evaluation Boards from Cypress, the MultiConnect Dragonfly Series Developer Kit from MultiTech, the PAN9320 Series Evaluation Board from Panasonic, Digi’s XBee ZigBee Cloud Kit, and the JN516 Series Evaluation Kit from NXP Semiconductors.

50% discount, 50% coupon code, Cypress, MultiTech, Panasonic, Digi, NXP Semiconductors.

For more information about how to save 50% off and get a discount coupon code to get half off of select supplier products and other product discounts available through Future Electronics, click here

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics, with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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.

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

Future Electronics Promotes Panasonic’s EVP and EVQ Tactile Switches

Montreal, Canada – March 14, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate shipping availability of Panasonic’s EVP and EVQ series of tactile switches.

Panasonic’s Light Touch Switches are high quality tactile switches that are versatile and can be used in almost any user interface application, and come in a variety of shapes, sizes, terminals and push forces. Each switch is engineered for low contact resistance, small bounce noise, high contact reliability and a sharp tactile feel.

The EVP and EVQ series of tactile switches from Panasonic feature small size, a sharp tactile feel, high contact reliability, and high peel off strength.

Typical applications for Panasonic’s tactile switches include automotive and industrial control panels, blood glucose meters/blood infusion pumps, menu/reset/navigation buttons on portable devices, home control devices, and wearable devices.

For more information about Panasonic, the EVP series, the EVQ series, tactile switches, small size, sharp tactile feel, contact reliability, and peel off strength, visit www.FutureElectronics.com

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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

Media Contact

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

Future Electronics Releases etech ALERT Featuring Light Touch Switches from Panasonic

Montreal, Canada – January 29, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has released an etech ALERT featuring versatile light touch switches from Panasonic.

Panasonic’s light touch switches are high quality tactile switches that are versatile and can be used in almost any user interface application, and come in a variety of shapes, sizes, terminals and push forces. Each switch is engineered for low contact resistance, small bounce noise, high contact reliability and a sharp tactile feel. The switches have a small size, sharp tactile feel, ESD protection, IP67 rated, high contact reliability and high peel off strength.

Main benefits of Panasonic’s light touch switches include suitability for small applications, saving of PCB, improved market perception for the device, increased life of the switch in dust and water conditions, high performance, and strong solder strength.

Typical applications for Panasonic’s Light Touch Switches include Portable Electronics, Wearable Devices, Medical, Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial, Lighting Controls, Home Appliances, Thermostats and Handheld.

To read the etech ALERT about Panasonic’s light touch switches, click here

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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.

Media Contact

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

Future Electronics Launches New Video Featuring Panasonic’s Light Touch Switches

Montreal, Canada – January 28, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently produced and launched an informational video discussing light touch switches from Panasonic.

Panasonic’s light touch switches are high quality tactile switches that are versatile and can be used in almost any user interface application, and come in a variety of shapes, sizes, terminals and push forces. Each switch is engineered for low contact resistance, small bounce noise, high contact reliability and a sharp tactile feel. The switches have a small size, sharp tactile feel, ESD protection, IP67 rated, high contact reliability and high peel off strength.

Main benefits of Panasonic’s light touch switches include suitability for small applications, saving of PCB, improved market perception for the device, increased life of the switch in dust and water conditions, high performance, and strong solder strength.

Typical applications for Panasonic’s Light Touch Switches include Portable Electronics, Wearable Devices, Medical, Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial, Lighting Controls, Home Appliances, Thermostats and Handheld.

To see the video about Panasonic’s light touch switches, click here

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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.

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

Future Electronics Releases New etech ALERT Featuring Panasonic’s Coin Type CR & BR Lithium Batteries

Montreal, Canada – January 25, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently released a new etech ALERT highlighting Panasonic’s coin type CR & BR lithium batteries offering high energy and high reliability.

Panasonic was the first company to develop and mass-produce lithium batteries for consumer products. Panasonic launched a series of lithium batteries in a wide variety of shapes and sizes including cylindrical, coin and pin types. In addition, they introduced coin type rechargeable lithium batteries for applications such as memory back up and watches.

Panasonic’s coin type lithium batteries are high energy, high reliability batteries for a variety of applications. The full 3 volts in their high energy batteries is about twice that of conventional dry batteries. Panasonic’s coin type lithium batteries are available in two types: poly-carbonmonofluoride lithium batteries (BR Series) for users requiring extended reliability and safety, and manganese dioxide lithium batteries (CR Series) for users requiring high voltage and strong load pulse characteristics.

Panasonic’s coin type lithium batteries are available through Future Electronics. To view the etech ALERT, click here

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 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.

Media Contact

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