The product specialists

Avnet Abacus is a pan-European distributor of connector, electromechanical, passive, power and battery products. Our industry-leading supplier linecard and widespread local presence means that our customers benefit from the product choice, financial strength, logistics and fulfilment benefits of a global distributor, with the personal service of a local provider. 

Avnet Abacus’ expertise spans a wide range of industrial applications and a significant engagement with contract manufacturers. We service many end user markets including building and home automation, communications, defence and aerospace, healthcare and medical, industrial and automation, internet of things, lighting, power, renewable energy, smart metering and transportation.

Our in-depth knowledge of the IP&E market enables us to offer the highest levels of product, service and technical expertise in the industry; and we can deliver this, in local language, through our Europe-wide team of product specialists. So our customers can rest assured they’re achieving the most efficient and cost-effective solutions for their design.

Changing faster to reach further

Technology’s next wonder is out there, somewhere. It may just be scribbles on a napkin right now, a possibility on paper, but tomorrow, it could change the world – with a little help from Avnet Abacus.

As part one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and embedded solutions, we’ve always adapted to changing markets and needs. But with the recent acquisitions of Premier Farnell and, we’re bridging the worlds of makers and manufacturers like never before.

Today, we can design, make, supply and deliver for customers of every size in every corner of the world – whether your product is a still a notion on a napkin, in mass production or at any point in between. Avnet combines the agility needed to get to market first with nearly a century of close-knit relationships with technology’s most trusted global companies. Turning ideas that no one’s heard of into products everyone knows.

Core values

Integrity: We mean what we say, and always follow through on our commitments.

Empathy: We listen and see the world through the eyes of the customer.

Ingenuity: We find smart ways to make things work better and leverage technology in unique ways to solve our customers’ toughest challenges.

Collaboration: With each other, our customers and our suppliers, we put our heads together to get the job done.

Objectivity: We work with open minds and no bias – other than making our customers successful.

Know-how: Our technical and market expertise runs deep.

Partnering in innovation

Offering products, solutions and services from more than 140 suppliers

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From design to delivery

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A world's most ethical company

Recognised by the Ethisphere® Institute 2014 - 2017

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