Panasonic Industry signs distribution deal with Bürklin Elektronik

A pan-European distribution deal between Panasonic Industry and Bürklin Elektronik covers passive components, switches and factory automation solutions.

Bürklin provides high-quality electronic components and will offer electronic components like capacitors, resistors, switches, relays, PhotoMOS, PIR motion sensors and solar cells as well as factory sensors, fans, temperature controllers, timers and counters from Panasonic Industry Europe. By implementing the total Panasonic product portfolio for factory automation sensors, they demonstrate that they are an automation partner, rather than just a components provider.

Rudolf Kammerer, director, Panasonic Industry Europe commented: “By combining our solution competence with Bürklin’s capabilities, sales network and high specification, our customers benefit from increased product availability and excellent customer service.”

Alfred Lipp, COO of Bürklin, added: “Panasonic portfolio will significantly strengthen our product capability. Initially, we are focusing on sectors such as electronics manufacturing services (EMS), industrial automation and medical engineering. We will stock a wide selection of parts especially hybrid capacitors, resistors and switches as well as relays and factory sensors “

Bürklin is the distributor of high-quality electronic components and currently offers more than 850,000 products from over 600 well-known manufacturers. More than 75,000 of these products are always in stock in the warehouse at the company headquarters in Oberhaching near Munich, Germany. For commercial and private customers, the distributor currently stocks more than 75,000 products from over 500 manufacturers in their warehouse.

Panasonic’s portfolio encompasses the solutions for living space, mobility, industry, and consumer electronics. The Panasonic Group now operates 591 subsidiaries and 88 associated companies worldwide. As part of the Group, Panasonic Industry Europe offers key electronic components, devices and modules up to complete solutions and production equipment for manufacturing lines across a broad range of industries to customers in Europe.

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