About Us

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Avnet helps companies reach further no matter where they are in the technology product lifecycle – from mapping out an idea on a napkin to moving to mass production.

Avnet helps customers guide today’s ideas into tomorrow’s technology. We design and make for start-ups – the technology dreamers poised to come up with the next big thing in the Internet of Things (IoT). And we supply and deliver for the contract manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and large enterprises that need stocked shelves around the world.

Avnet’s culture was founded on new ideas and emerging technology. With more than 15,000 employees globally, we support business for our customers in 125 countries across North America, Europe and Asia. That’s why customers around the world turn to Avnet -- for our know-how, integrity, experience and global reach. Our engineers are on the front lines of innovation, supported by sales, supply-chain, design-chain and service teams with deep expertise – making Avnet the go-to guide for innovators who set the pace for technological change.