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Laird’s New Distribution Partnership With Future Electronics Expands Global Reach

POINTE CLAIRE, Quebec, Canada — Laird, a global technology company, is proud to announce that it has signed a distribution partnership with Future Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components. Through its dedicated wireless business unit, Future Connectivity Solutions, Future will promote and sell Laird Embedded Wireless Solution’s extensive line of WiFi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and Proprietary wireless modules across North America, Europe, and APAC.

Laird offers wireless solutions for digital signage, medical, hospitality, industrial, and more. This distribution agreement allows Laird to take advantage of Future’s extensive field engineering resources and world class physical distribution capabilities to help better serve Laird’s customers.

“As Laird’s world class wireless product portfolio continues to expand, it was important for us to select a partner that has a global reach, shares our passion for quality support, and accountability to customer success. For us, Future Electronics was the perfect choice,” said Greg Janke, Vice President of Sales for Laird. “We are very excited to be partnering with Future. Speed to market is a top priority for our customers and we believe that Future Electronics has the resources and experience to deliver Laird’s innovative solutions with reliable fulfillment and speed.”

“The Future Connectivity Solutions team is very eager to promote Laird’s feature-rich embedded wireless modules. We anticipate high growth in demand for these products in the coming years and are very pleased to be partnered with Laird on this venture,” said Pierre Luc Vigneault, Product Marketing Manager of Future Connectivity Solutions. “They are a serious competitor in the wireless space and offer high value solutions for our customer base.”

To learn more about Laird wireless solutions available through Future Electronics, visit

About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 42 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

About Laird
Laird is a global technology business focused on enabling wireless communication and smart systems, and providing components and systems that protect electronics. Laird operates through two divisions, Wireless Systems and Performance Materials. Wireless Systems solutions include antenna systems, embedded wireless modules, telematics products and wireless automation and control solutions. Performance Materials solutions include electromagnetic interference shielding, thermal management and signal integrity products. As a leader in the design, supply and support of innovative technology, our products allow people, organizations, machines and applications to connect effectively, helping to build a world where smart technology transforms the way of life. Custom products are supplied to major sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, IT, automotive, public safety, consumer, medical, rail, mining and industrial markets. Providing value and differentiation to our customers through innovation, reliable fulfillment and speed, Laird PLC is listed and headquartered in London, and employs over 9,000 people in more than 58 facilities located in 18 countries.

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