PHOENIX -- (Business Wire)
Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet,
Inc. (NYSE: AVT),
and TE Connectivity (TE) have been providing OEM customers with
world-leading connectivity solutions paired with outstanding
distribution service for the past 25 years. The two companies today mark
the silver anniversary of their affiliation. Together, they have more
than 100 years of electronics industry leadership, providing a combined
powerhouse of know-how and capabilities to customers.
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“With its long-standing commitment to innovation, TE has changed the way
the world thinks about connectivity,” said Ed Smith, president, Avnet
Electronics Marketing Americas. “Designers no longer specify
‘connectors;’ now they look for connectivity solutions, and they expect
these devices to not just complete a board, but to actually enhance the
overall performance of their system. I look forward to many years of
collaboration to bring Avnet’s best-in-class supply chain and value add
interconnect expertise and TE’s diverse range of market-leading products
together, helping our mutual customers blaze new trails in the
ever-expanding global high-tech electronics frontier.”
“Avnet has been a great partner to TE for the past 25 years and we look
forward to continuing our relationship for many more years to come,”
said Joan Wainwright, president, channel and customer experience at TE
Connectivity. “Together, we offer a winning combination of innovative
products and a broad array of services to solve the connectivity
challenges of thousands of customers around the world.”
To celebrate its 25-year partnership with TE, Avnet Electronics
Marketing has made a charitable donation in honor of the company to the
FIRST® Robotics Competition. FIRST Robotics is a non-profit
organization, led by American innovator Dean Kamen, which seeks to
inspire children and young adults to pursue careers in science,
technology, engineering and math (STEM). Visit FIRST®
Robotics for more information.
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About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in
connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart
of electronic connections for the world’s leading industries including
automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer
devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity’s
long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering excellence helps
its customers solve the need for more energy efficiency, always-on
communications and ever-increasing productivity. With nearly 90,000
employees in over 50 countries, TE Connectivity makes connections the
world relies on to work flawlessly every day. To connect with the
company, visit: www.TE.com.
About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based
Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers
(EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more
than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading
manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain
services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com.
About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest
distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded
technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners'
success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a
broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added
services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet
generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
Avnet Electronics Marketing
Heidi Elliott, 480-643-7584
Director, Marketing Communications
Source: Avnet Electronics Marketing
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