Avnet & EPCOS AG Ink Global Distribution Agreement

October 07, 2008 by Jeff Shepard

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., and EPCOS AG announced that they have expanded their distribution agreement to include the more than 70 markets served by Avnet Electronics Marketing around the globe.

Under the new agreement, Avnet will distribute a broad range of EPCOS products including aluminum electrolytic capacitors, EMI suppression capacitors, film caps, surface acoustic wave components, inductors, nonlinear resistors, sensors, filters, ferrites and surge arresters on a worldwide basis.

"With its global reach, Avnet is a perfect partner for EPCOS, offering design-in capability combined with an excellent worldwide delivery performance to our customers," said Dietmar Jaeger, Head of Global Distribution Sales at EPCOS.

"Avnet’s excellent position in North America affords EPCOS an opportunity to promote our product offering to an expanded customer base," added Achim Buecklers, head of EPCOS Inc. USA.

"EPCOS has a strong commitment to customer satisfaction and developing the products that enable customers to be more competitive in today’s market," said Tom McCartney, Senior Vice President of IP&E Business Development Worldwide for Avnet Electronics Marketing. "We are proud to expand our portfolio of EPCOS products, design chain services and support capability offerings to our global customers of passive components. We look forward to helping develop the application-specific solutions to assure our customers’ future success."