February 7, 2018
Source: Future Electronics, Martin H. Gordon, Director, Corporate Communications; martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com
Montreal, Canada – February 6, 2018 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is now an active member of the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA), the only organization that serves and speaks for electronics industry reps, manufacturers and distributors who are field sales partners.
“Future Electronics is one of the most forward-thinking electronic components distributors in the industry,” said ERA CEO Walter Tobin. “Its dedication to service-excellence, world-class demand creation initiatives and supply chain programs continue to delight customers worldwide. ERA is excited to welcome Future Electronics as its latest global distributor member.”
Since 1935, the ERA has worked to advance and support the professional field sales function in the global electronics industry through programs, services and activities that educate, inform and advocate for manufacturers’ representatives, the principals they represent and the distributors who are representatives’ partners in the marketplace.
The rep community continues to bring enormous value to the Americas customer base, and Future Electronics looks forward to strengthening its partnerships with all the member organizations that are part of the ERA.
“Future Electronics is deeply committed to the Americas rep community, and we are thrilled to be part of the ERA,” said Karim Yasmine, Corporate Vice President of Strategic Supplier Development. “This engagement is a natural evolution of our Rep Council initiative, the longest-running active Rep Council in Americas distribution. We look forward to deepening our rep engagements and customer alignment through the many local ERA Chapters.”
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, as well as differentiated engineering services encompassing technical support, technology training and custom board design. 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.
The 83-year-old Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) is the international trade organization for professional field sales companies in the global electronics industries, manufacturers who go to market through representative firms and global distributors. It is the mission of ERA to support the professional field sales function through programs and activities that educate, inform and advocate for manufacturers’ representatives, the principals they represent and the distributors who are reps’ partners in local territories. ERA member representative firms (often called “reps”) provide field sales services on an exclusive basis to manufacturers of related (but non-competing) products in a defined territory. For more information about ERA, visit era.org.