Avnet Abacus repeats best-in-class success

Avnet Abacus receives Kingbright's top distribution award for a record seven years in a row to cement successful partnership

Poing, Germany, 10 January 2017: Avnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a business unit Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), continues its winning streak as the top-performing distributor for Kingbright, the Taiwan-headquartered manufacturer of light emitting diodes (LEDs) and related products.

For the seventh consecutive year, Avnet Abacus has delivered best-in-class sales performance and support in Kingbright´s European distribution channel, and received the ‘Platinum’ award.

Udo Reinhold, Managing Director at Kingbright Europe, commented: “The service efficiency achieved by Avnet Abacus for our LED range year after year is truly exceptional. Our customers across EMEA value highly the strong technical expertise and deep market knowledge offered by the Avnet Abacus product and sales specialists, and are assured by the unswerving quality of support delivered again and again.”

“Since Avnet Abacus was formed in 2009, Kingbright has been an integral partner and factor of our success. A great reputation, trusted brand, focused customer service, consistent high quality and competitive prices make Kingbright suitable for a host of industrial applications,” said Hagen Götze, Director Supplier and Product Management, Avnet Abacus.

Photo caption (left to right):

Hagen Götze, Avnet Abacus; Udo Reinhold, Kingbright Europe; Claudia Jocher, Avnet Abacus

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: abacus.avnet.com or follow us on http://www.twitter.com/Avnet_Abacus

About Avnet, Inc.

From components to cloud and design to disposal, Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology globally by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services and solutions. Avnet is a Fortune 500 company with revenues of $27.9 billion for the fiscal year 2015. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

For further information:
Lisa Rees
Marketing Communications Manager
Avnet Abacus
T: +44 (0)1628 512940
M: +44 (0)7872 118277
Email: lisa.rees@avnet-abacus.eu

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