With millions of electronic components available from around the world, finding the right component, in stock, and for the right price can be difficult. Luckily there are several worldwide electronic components distributors that provide services for hobbyists to OEMs and Coindustrio.com will soon release a beta of the API BOM tool to help you get the best deal on electronic components at any quantity level.
Avnet is one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and embedded solutions, with a global customer base of more than 100,000 OEMs, service providers and resellers. Avnet also provides engineering design, material management and logistics services, and configuration management services.
Avnet might be the largest electronics distributor in terms of sales, but Arrow has a larger customer base with 130,000 customers. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations serving over 90 countries. Arrow also supports online ordering as well as BOM uploading and tracking for all users.
TTI is best known for their Mouser catalog and online division which is one of the fastest growing catalog distributors in the world. Mouser’s focus is on providing small to medium quantities of some of the latest products to design engineers, buyers and hobbyists.
Farnell is based out of London and offers electronic component distribution and design services. The Premier Group of companies span the industry and include Akron Brass, CPC, Farnell, Farnell-Newark, MCM, Newark, Premier Electronics and TPC Wire and Cable. Through these companies Premier Farnell offers online sales, direct mail, catalog sales, contact centers, field sales, trade counters, and a branch network.
Digi-Key offers 6M+ products from 650+ manufacturers and has grown at an astonishing 20% annually for more than 20 years. Their focus is on their online sales, which generates nearly 75% of their revenue.
6. RS Components
RS Components is a trading brand of Electrocomponents PLC. With operations in 32 countries, RS Components offers around 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 44,000 parcels a day. The products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include semiconductors, interconnect, passives and electromechanical, automation and control, electrical, test and measurement, tools and consumables.
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