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New Application Microsite from Avnet Abacus Eases Component Selection for Customers in the Transportation Market

Microsite provides online gateway for customers requiring fast access to products and technologies targeting transportation applications

Jul 3, 2013

Poing, Germany -- Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has unveiled an application microsite dedicated to customers sourcing components and technologies for use in the transportation market.

The new Transportation Microsite provides fast, online access to an extensive selection of parts available to purchase from Avnet Abacus, which have been developed and manufactured by various global vendors to conform to the specific safety, reliability and environmental performance requirements of the transportation market. Users of the site will gain direct and immediate access to information and technical data on the relevant products featured in the Avnet Abacus portfolio, encompassing: power and EMC components; connectors; relays; sensors; switches; and passive components including circuit protection and audible devices.

The transportation market covers a broad spectrum of applications, including: commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses; recreational and off-road vehicles such as motorcycles, snowmobiles or small motor homes; aviation assemblies; marine and railway; and construction and agricultural vehicles.

Alan Jermyn, VP Marketing Avnet Abacus, commented "Our transportation microsite is just one of a series of application sites we are developing to help our customers source and select parts more quickly online. It offers them a fast, single point of access to the products of many leading manufacturers, with the additional advantage of reliable, independent advice and support from our technical product specialists throughout Europe."

About Avnet Abacus
Avnet Abacus is a pan-European demand creation distributor specialising in interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power supply and battery products. Avnet Abacus' extensive product range and exceptional linecard is supported by a team of over 50 product specialists based across Europe, delivering technical expertise and technology focused initiatives. Avnet Abacus is a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, Inc., (NYSE:AVT). For more information, visit: or follow us on

For further information:
Lisa Rees - Marketing Communications Manager
Avnet Abacus
T: +44 (0)1628 512940
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