PHOENIX — Just as the value of silver has been climbing, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), has seen the shine in its silver anniversary with Panasonic. In 1988, Avnet entered an agreement with Panasonic to distribute its electronics components in the Americas, and the relationship is still going strong 25 years later.
Initially, Avnet began distributing products from Panasonic’s large portfolio of standard and custom electronics components, including: capacitors, resistors, inductors and filters, circuit protection, electromechanical, relays, sensors, connectors, semiconductors and RF modules. Over the years, Avnet began integrating the components into state-of-the-art development kits to help designers integrate new technologies like Bluetooth, RF, and power modules into their applications.
“Over the past 25 years, Avnet and Panasonic have enabled designers to create thousands of electronics products,” said Ed Smith, president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “I look forward to seeing that number grow, as we continue working together over the next quarter century.”