About Components Direct
Components Direct, an Avnet Company, leads the industry in 100 percent guaranteed product traceability with no OEM or broker-owned inventory. Components Direct is an authorized excess, end-of-life and obsolete distributor for several leading manufacturers, including Atmel, IDT, International Rectifier, Marvell, Maxim, Micrel, Nvidia, PMC Sierra, STMicroelectroics, Xilinx and more.
Established in 2006, and acquired by Avnet, Inc. in 2013, Components Direct is also a primary channel for all of Avnet's excess, obsolete and unsold factory stock. Components Direct has access to Avnet's logistical facilities across North America and Asia as well as a broad-based line card of more than 150 authorized manufacturers. All product is available for immediate fulfillment.
TRACEABLE. RELIABLE. GUARANTEED DIRECT.
As an authorized distributor of excess and obsolete electronic components, when you purchase with Components Direct, be assured that:
- We deliver the highest service and reliability to our suppliers and customers.
- All inventory was obtained directly from the manufacturer or from their authorized distributor.
- All inventory has been handled and stored in accordance with the highest industry quality standards. Components Direct is certified for ISO 9001.
Components Direct is a member of the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA). We are committed to being your most trusted source for excess and end-of-
life electronic component needs.
For Our Manufacturers:
As an authorized distributor and a leading voice against counterfeit activity, Components Direct enables manufacturers to put excess back into the control of an authorized source as opposed to the secondary market. We work exclusively with manufacturers to protect their brand from gray market activity and prevent market erosion by proactively monitoring the market and recovering revenue which previously would have been consumed by brokers.
Components Direct's industry-leading platform and e-commerce solutions are built from the ground up, optimized for the complex needs of manufacturers to maximize revenue throughout the product lifecycle. We enable manufacturers to capture the full potential of an offline or online sales and marketing channel as well as providing a flexible fulfillment infrastructure to support their supply chain needs.
For Our Buyers:
- Authorized channel with 100% product lineage and traceability
- Broad product range offering full reels, older revisions, broken packages, sample buys.
- Robust product information including real-time availability, downloadable datasheets, technical design information and competitive online pricing.
- Flexibile fulfillment process with the ability to satisfy both small volume or large volume purchases.
- Online search tool enabling you to search by product number, product category or manufacturer.
- Multi-channel ordering process so buyers can choose to conclude their purchase online, talk to or email a sales representative.
- Easy to use order tracking tool for registered users.
- Next day shipping by 3pm Pacific time.
- State of the art warehousing and logistics certified to ISO 9001 standards