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Avnet South Africa is a leading force in the South African component market. It was "born" in February 1996 with the acquisition of Kopp Electronics Limited by Avnet Inc. Avnet Inc. is a US based public company with annual sales in excess of US$ 27 billion. Avnet employs over 17000 people worldwide, and has component distribution operations in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific, including Japan, serving customers in 70 countries.

Avnet South Africa is a national South African component distributor, with its head office in Johannesburg, and branches in Cape Town and Durban. All offices are linked by a real-time on-line computer system and EDI links with our major suppliers, and we have access to well over the US$ 1 billion inventory in the various Avnet operations worldwide.

Superior Service to our customer is at the core of Avnet South Africa's corporate culture, thus assisting our customers in turn to be more successful, by exposing them to products from the World's leading high technology manufacturers.

Avnet South Africa offers the most comprehensive range of electronic and electrical components to South African market. The Avnet connection has allowed Avnet South Africa to constantly add new leading component suppliers, to offer our customers total component solutions. Avnet South Africa's value added services include design chain, programming, cable assembly and a wide range of logistic services.

Avnet EMG operates a quality management system and has been awarded the ISO 9001: 2008 certification from BSI.

Customer service is a dynamic, changing, ongoing process. Avnet South Africa commits itself to strive for the highest standards and to be a leader in the technology industry.

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