Avnet Abacus repeats sales success on Kingbright’s LED range and retains Platinum distribution award

Relationship with Kingbright goes from strength to strength as Avnet Abacus takes top distribution award for an unprecedented sixth consecutive year.

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

For the sixth successive year, Avnet Abacus has received the ‘Platinum’ award for outstanding sales growth and support, surpassing sales figures for the previous year, and achieving best-in-class performance in 2014 compared to other distribution channels for these products. 

Udo Reinhold, Managing Director at Kingbright Europe, commented, “This is an extraordinary achievement by Avnet Abacus, and affirmation that their sales and product specialists have a deep understanding of our products and markets. The relationship we have built over many years has resulted in reliable, high-quality service to our customers in EMEA, with the assurance of the very best technical support across our LED range.”

“Kingbright has fostered a reputation over the past 35 years as a trusted brand in LED products and technologies,” said Hagen Goetze, Director Supplier & Product Management, Avnet Abacus. “Continued innovation in LED design and manufacture, together with focused customer service, ensures consistent delivery of top quality, competitively priced products suitable for a host of industrial applications.”

Photo caption (left to right): Alan Jermyn, Avnet Abacus; Udo Reinhold, Kingbright Europe; Juliette Whithair, Avnet Abacus; Hagen Goetze, 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.,

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.