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Rockville, MD, United States, 2013/03/08 - Farnell has reached a distribution agreement with Maxtena, Inc., a top developer and producer for innovative wireless solutions, including GNSS, M2M and MSS helical and patch embedded and external antennas - Maxtena.com.
Farnell, a world-leading catalogue distributor for electronic components and industrial products, has reached a distribution agreement with Maxtena, Inc., a top developer and producer for innovative wireless solutions, including GNSS, M2M and MSS helical and patch embedded and external antennas.
The new agreement between Farnell and Maxtena will provide European and Asia Pacific customers with a fast and convenient channel through which they can purchase Maxtena’s products. The agreement will provide design engineers and buyers with finished helical and patch antenna solutions that can be quickly purchased through Farnell’s online store.
“We’re very excited to have Farnell as an official Maxtena distributor,” says Stanislav Licul, CEO and President of Maxtena. “Having Farnell as a distributor means we can get our antenna products into the hands of our customers in the European and Asia Pacific markets faster and more cost effectively. This new agreement will cut down on longer lead times and provide the design engineers evaluating our products more time for the necessary lab testing they will conduct.”
The products now available on Farnell’s website include: helical antennas (GPS L1/L2, GLONASS, Iridium), patch antennas (GPS, GLONASS, Globalstar) and patch antenna-tuning kits (GPS). These products are ideally suited for portable wireless applications including satellite phones, soldier worn communications gear, hand-held navigation, asset tracking, recreational devices and industrial equipment.
Maxtena’s expertise in embedded and external antenna solutions matched with Farnell’s reputation as one of the largest and most highly trusted distributors serving Europe and Asia Pacific, means design engineers can achieve their goals faster and more cost effectively.
Established in 1939, by Alan Farnell and Arthur Woffenden, A.C. Farnell Limited originally sold radio parts but later broadened their product range to focus on the wholesale market.
Today, Farnell is a world leading high service, low volume distributor of electronic, electrical, industrial and maintenance, repair & operations (MRO) products. Currently they employ over 1200 people in more than 20 countries, work with more than 800 world class suppliers and offer over 480,000 stocked products available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Founded in 2006, Maxtena (maxtena.com) has quickly become the recognized global leader in developing and producing innovative wireless solutions. They are engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing a comprehensive range of embedded, external and custom antenna solutions for GNSS (GPS, GLONASS, COMPASS, Galileo), M2M, MSS and 4G LTE applications.
Maxtena provides antenna products and consulting services to businesses, the United States and foreign governments, and non-governmental organizations around the world. Their antenna products are ideally suited for portable wireless applications including satellite phones, military radios, hand-held navigation, GPS tracking, recreational devices and laptop computers. Their consulting services include feasibility studies, chamber testing and prototyping.