Panasonic Factory Solutions, a division of Panasonic Connect Europe and a leading company in Industry 4.0, and Detech, a leading international technical distributor of high-tech equipment for the manufacture of electronic products, have today announced a distribution collaboration.

This collaboration will enable Detech to distribute the Panasonic Factory Solutions portfolio, including smart factory software solutions as well as high-end automation products such as pick & place machines and printers for various industrial sectors.

With extensive sales and service experience, Detech is a valued partner who extends Panasonic Connect smart factory solutions to customers in the UK and worldwide.

Founded in 2003, Detech is a supplier/manufacturer of new and refurbished SMT equipment to the electronics manufacturing sector. Detech’s global presence continues to expand with the addition of new sales channels around the globe and currently has representation in 28 countries worldwide with more to follow.

“With Detech, we have found a reliable partner with great expertise in the world of electronic production to collaborate with and to distribute our wide range of production equipment and automated manufacturing solutions,” said Jakob Lehner, Team Leader Sales, Panasonic Connect Europe GmbH.

“Detech considered several partner opportunities with different manufacturers of SMT solutions and found that Panasonic was the best and most rapidly developing technology company in the market. To be named as their partner is a momentous and exciting move forward in Detech’s evolution.” said David Erskine, Sales Director, Detech Europe Limited.

More information on Panasonic Factory Solutions can be found here, and more details on Detech are accessible here.

About Panasonic Group
A global leader in developing innovative technologies and solutions for wide-ranging applications in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, industry, communications, and energy sectors worldwide, the Panasonic Group switched to an operating company system on April 1, 2022, with Panasonic Holdings Corporation serving as a holding company and eight companies positioned under its umbrella. Founded in 1918, the Group is committed to enhancing the well-being of people and society and conducts its businesses based on founding principles applied to generate new value and offer sustainable solutions for today’s world. The Group reported consolidated net sales of Euro 56.40 billion (7,388.8 billion yen) for the year ended March 31, 2022. Devoted to improving the well-being of people, the Panasonic Group is united in providing superior products and services to help you Live Your Best.

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About Panasonic Connect Europe GmbH
Panasonic Connect Europe began operations on October 1st, 2021, creating a new Business-to-Business focused and agile organisation. With more than 400 employees and led by CEO Hiroyuki Nishiuma, the business aims to contribute to the success of its customers with innovative products and integrated systems and services – all designed to deliver its vision to Change Work, Advance Society and Connect to Tomorrow.

Panasonic Connect Europe is headquartered in Wiesbaden and consists of the following business divisions:

· The Mobile Solutions Business Division helps mobile workers improve productivity with its range of Toughbook rugged notebooks, business tablets and handhelds.
· The Media Entertainment Business Division incorporating Visual System Solutions offers a range of high brightness and reliable projectors as well as high quality displays; and Broadcast & ProAV offers Smart Live Production solutions from an end-to-end portfolio consisting of PTZ and system cameras, camcorders, the Kairos IT/IP platform, switchers and robotic solutions that are widely used for live event capture, sports production, television, and xR studios.
· Business and Industry Solutions delivers tailored technology solutions focused on Retail, Logistics and Manufacturing, using its unique Gemba Process Innovation approach. Its purpose is to increase operational efficiency and enhance customer experience, helping businesses to perform at their best, every day.
· Panasonic Factory Solutions Europe is helping to make smart factories a reality with its wide range of automated solutions including electronics manufacturing solutions, robot and welding systems and software solutions engineering.