About Components Direct
Components Direct, an Avnet Company, leads the industry in 100 percent guaranteed product traceability with no OEM, EMS, or broker-owned inventory. Components Direct is a legally 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 a primary channel for all of Avnet's excess, obsolete and unsold factory stock. Components Direct also 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.
Components Direct mission is to empower our suppliers and customer partners with an innovative platform for managing and buying authorized excess and obsolete inventory.
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 supplier/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.
TRACEABLE. RELIABLE. GUARANTEED DIRECT.
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.
As Your Authorized Distributor, Components Direct Delivers:
Tool and Analytics - Prevent margin erosion by proactively monitoring and controlling gray market activity. Secondary market analytics convey key market data and demand signals on product availability in the secondary market. Web analytics provide customer specific behavior and conversion activity. And a robust 24/7 POS web portal provides real-time information on customers, quantity and prices of products sold.
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For Our Buyers:
- Authorized channel with 100% product lineage and traceability
- Broad product line offering full reels, older revisions, broken packages, sample buys
- Downloadable datasheets across our entire product portfolio as well as real time availability with competitive online pricing
- State of the art warehousing and logistics certified to ISO 9001 standards
- Factory authorized source for one or two time buys and factory shortage needs