Allied Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement With Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), recently signed a distribution agreement with Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America. Allied will add Panasonic's broad line of passive and semiconductor products to its product mix, which includes capacitors, resistors, inductors, thermal protection, circuit protection, discrete components, wireless RF modules and more.

"Adding Panasonic strengthens the Allied product offering with another premier brand," says Scott McLendon, vice president of product management and marketing at Allied. "We expect Panasonic's strong brand and complete offering to perform very well with our existing customers as well as provide opportunity to gain additional market share."

Allied will be adding Panasonic products to its offering throughout the first quarter of 2013.

About Allied Electronics

Allied Electronics is a small order, high service level distributor of electronic components and electromechanical products with over 50 sales offices across the United States and in Canada. With more than two million parts online and more than 110,000 products featured in the Allied Catalog, engineers and purchasers often look to Allied for a broad range of product solutions from over 300 world-class suppliers. Allied Electronics and RS Components are trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products headquartered in Oxford, England.

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About Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America

Based in Secaucus, N.J., Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America (formerly Panasonic Industrial Company of America) is the advanced industrial components and electronic devices sales division of Panasonic Corporation of North America -- the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE:PC) and the hub of Panasonic's U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R & D operations.

Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America provides cutting-edge components that power a diverse range of devices, electronic components, optical drives, semiconductors, card readers and mechanical devices, including compressors and motors used by millions of people each day. The Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company website is designed to provide design engineers and technical specifiers with a one-stop resource for researching, identifying, locating and purchasing Panasonic's diverse range of Electronics Components.

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