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Aimtec and Avnet Abacus sign Pan-European Distribution Agreement

Aimtec and Avnet Abacus sign Pan-European Distribution Agreement

Aimtec to increase the reach for its unique power conversion solutions throught Avnet Abacus Europe.

Avnet Abacus - one of Europe’s leading power, interconnect, passive and electromechanical distributors - and Aimtec, the global designer and manufacturer of modular power supplies, have announced that they are expanding their working relationship with the signing of a pan-European distribution agreement.

Announcing the deal, Graham McBeth, President of Avnet Abacus commented: “The addition of Aimtec complements our already broad portfolio of power products and gives our customers even more choice. We expect European designers to be particularly excited by Aimtec’s low power AC-DC power supplies, extremely broad range of DC-DC converters as well as their expanding range of LED drivers.”

Aimtec’s President, Vladimir Serafimov, added: “With their outstanding technical and sales teams, Avnet Abacus have already delivered an exceptional commitment in securing new design opportunities during 2010. We expect them to continue to strengthen Aimtec's market reach across Europe, allowing us to deliver our unique power conversion solutions to an ever-expanding customer base."

About Aimtec
Based in Montreal, Canada, Aimtec Inc. is actively involved in the research and development of modular switching power supplies. Aimtec's product portfolio includes modular AC-DC and DC-DC switching power converters and LED drivers. Aimtec's designs are intended to assist customers worldwide in reducing engineering design time and expense, while facilitating miniaturization and performance enhancement of their applications. For more information about Aimtec, visit and follow Aimtec on Twitter at  

About Avnet Abacus
For more information please visit and or follow us on Twitter at For more information on our power products, visit  Avnet Abacus is a pan-European demand creation distributor specialising in interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power 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)

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 in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 3, 2010, Avnet generated revenue of $19.16 billion. For more information, visit