Tomorrow’s technology starts here

Avnet’s position at the heart of the technology supply chain allows us to design, make, supply and deliver for customers of every size in every corner of the world. Our services span the entire spectrum of the technology product lifecycle – whether your product is still a notion on a napkin, already in production or at any point in between. Avnet’s wholly owned subsidiaries, listed here, serve specific regions of the world and segments of the technology product lifecycle. Each of these companies shares Avnet’s culture and purpose of guiding today’s ideas into tomorrow’s technology.

Dragon Innovation

Dragon Innovation provides the fastest, simplest and safest way to manufacture electronics at scale by combining great technology and expertise. We help customers understand manufacturing costs and schedules, match them with the right contract manufacturer for their needs and enable them to manage production as they scale their businesses.

With the addition of Dragon Innovation to our connected ecosystem, Avnet further meets the needs of companies of all sizes head on – helping them launch new hardware products in an efficient and cost-effective manner that accelerates time to market.

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Premier Farnell

Premier Farnell is a high-service distributor of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. As a digital enterprise, we bring together the latest products, services and development software, all connected to an industry leading online engineering community, element14. Through our community, purchasers and engineers can access peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information and proprietary tools.

Our multichannel focus ensures we can meet the varying needs of our customers and includes an extensive global network of transactional websites and more traditional sales channels. To keep pace with changing technology, our engineers actively identify and source innovative niche manufacturers, providing choice and competitive advantage for today’s most in-demand application areas, supported by a global supply chain and an inventory profile in which we invest and develop.

Whether researching a new technology, designing an electronic product, or looking for parts to repair an existing system, Premier Farnell is the trusted global source for engineering solutions. is a project-based online community for anyone who wants to learn about programming and building hardware. As one of the world’s fastest growing communities with more than 500,000 members, the site connects the global hardware community. Hackster also hosts in-person workshops and meetups to help individuals, whether or not they have previous engineering or design experience, take their hardware ideas to the next level.

Avnet Silica

Avnet Silica is the European semiconductor specialist division of Avnet, Inc., acting as the smart connection between customers and suppliers. We simplify complexity by providing creative solutions, technology and logistics support. Avnet Silica is a partner of leading semiconductor manufacturers and innovative solution providers. With a team of more than 200 application engineers and technical specialists, Avnet Silica supports projects all the way from the idea to the concept to production. 

Avnet Abacus

Avnet Abacus distributes electronic components across Europe. We have focus and expertise across a range of industrial applications and a significant engagement with contract manufacturers. We also service many end-user markets including lighting, military and aerospace, transportation, power, sensors and thermal management.

With 40 offices across Europe, we offer the personal service and knowledge of a local provider, with all the product choice, financial strength, logistics and fulfillment benefits of a global distributor.

EBV Elektronik

EBV Elektronik, an Avnet Company, was founded in 1969 and is one of the leading specialists in European semiconductor distribution.

EBV Elektronik keeps its entire range of products and services aligned to the changing needs of its customers. Along with its product portfolio spanning analog, DSPs, FPGAs, microcontrollers, IGBT technology, optoelectronic and wireless ICs, EBV’s qualified staff provides in-depth product knowledge and a range of services to help ensure the success of its customers and their solutions.  EBV maintains its successful strategy of personal commitment to customers and excellent services. More than 220 Technical Sales Specialists provide a strong focus on a selected group of long-term manufacturing partners. More than 120 continuously trained Application Specialists offer extensive application know-how and design expertise.

With the EBVchips Program, EBV, together with its customers, defines and develops new semiconductor products.  Targeted customers in selected growth markets will be supported by the Vertical Sales Segments. Warehouse operations, complete logistics solutions, and value-added services such as programming, taping and reeling, and laser marking are fulfilled by Avnet Logistics, EBV’s logistical backbone and Europe’s largest service center.

EBV operates from 64 offices in 29 countries throughout EMEA (Europe – Middle East – Africa). For more information about EBV Elektronik, please visit Follow EBV on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Youtube.

MSC Technologies

MSC Technologies covers three distinct areas of activity: Display Solutions, Embedded Solutions and Distribution.

Our Display Solutions group offers a large portfolio of diverse display technologies such as TFT, LCD/VFD, OLED or E-Paper, in addition to PCAP touch solutions in standard and custom sizes, and many more options.

Embedded Solutions is more than just products. MSC offers all services, from the idea to the final product, and has operating experience over many years in all kinds of markets like industrial automation, medical, transportation and logistics, digital signage, gaming, vending/POS and security. Our product offerings cover standard COM modules; SBC and motherboards up to IPC systems; as well as full, customized design and manufacturing services.

In Distribution, MSC represents well-known manufacturers in wireless, memory/storage, power and LED components.

Integrated Solutions

Avnet Integrated Solutions is one of Europe's leading suppliers of embedded products, systems and solutions for industrial applications. Through our partnerships with world-class suppliers and a wide range of reliable solutions, we help guide industrial equipment and device manufacturers who are pushing the envelope to develop better and smarter devices for their end customers.

Whether you’re building dedicated or fixed function devices like kiosks, digital signage, POS/EPOS devices or intelligent industrial automation applications, Avnet Integrated Solutions can guide you through every step of the design and manufacturing process, so you can develop faster, robust and secure solutions.

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