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Newark element14 Expands Panasonic Distribution Agreement to Stock Full Industrial Devices Line

March 20, 2013

CHICAGO, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Design engineers can now quickly source Panasonic’s full range
[http://newark.com/panasonic?CMP=PRR-USA-13-0004 ] of board-level passive components and
discrete semiconductors from Newark element14.

Newark element14 [http://newark.com/panasonic?CMP=PRR-USA-13-0004 ], a leading
distributor of electronic components and engineering solutions in the Americas, and
Panasonic, an industry-leading manufacturer of high quality electronic components, have
agreed to expand their distribution agreement to include a wide range of passive
components, semiconductors and wireless RF modules.

The agreement builds on Newark element14′s long-term success marketing Panasonic
relays, sensors, electromechanical components and industrial automation products, and
increases the range of capacitors [http://www.newark.com/capacitors ], resistors,
inductors, electromechanical switches and discrete components available for same-day

“We’re delighted to expand our partnership with Newark element14,” said Dan Litts,
Senior Vice President Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America. “Their
customer base of industrial and design engineers is as impressive as the resources they
offer on the element14 engineering community.”

“Our partnership with Panasonic is longstanding, and this expansion fits perfectly
with our strategy to provide engineers and procurement professionals with a complete set
of tools to deliver solutions easily and more efficiently,” commented Jimmy Seifert,
Senior Vice President Supplier, Asset, and Purchasing Management, Newark element14.

About Newark element14

Newark element14 [http://www.newark.com/jsp/home/homepage.jsp ] is a high-service
distributor of technology products and engineering solutions for electronic system design,
maintenance and repair. Bringing together the latest products, services, and development
software, all connected to an innovative online engineering community
[http://www.element14.com/community/index.jspa ] where purchasers and engineers can access
peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information and helpful tools.

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About Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America

Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales 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 provides cutting-edge components that power
a diverse range of devices, electronics components, optical drives, semiconductors, card
readers, and mechanical devices including compressors and motors used by millions of
people each day.

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        Janice Fleisher jfleisher@newark.com


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