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Introduction

Avnet Electronics Marketing Group (Avnet EMG) as well as Flint Distribution Ltd. are subsidiaries of Avnet Inc., the largest electronic components distributor in the world. Avnet Inc. headquarters is located in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

This document covers the Avnet EMG companies branded SILICA, Avnet Memec, Avnet Abacus, Avnet Embedded and Avnet SCS, trading out of the sales offices across Europe, as well as Flint Distribution.


Top Management

AVNET EM EMEA Patrick Zammit, President EM EMEA
SILICA Miguel Fernandez, President Europe
Avnet Memec Stephen Haynes, President Europe
Avnet Abacus Graham McBeth, President Europe
Avnet Embedded Martin Brooks, Vice President Europe
Avnet SCS Brian Wilken, President Europe
Flint Distribution Ltd. Vince Clark, General Manager


Quality System Information

  • SILICA, Avnet Memec, Avnet Abacus, Avnet Embedded, Avnet SCS and Flint are distributors for electronic components and micro systems and do not perform any kind of manufacturing or designing activities.
  • Avnet EMG / Flint operate a Quality Management System in accordance with ISO9001:2008. Avnet EMG does not deem it necessary to include all of its European locations, which are essentially sales offices. Assessment on a continual basis by third-party assessment body BSI. Please refer to specific certificate: http://www.bsigroup.com/en-GB/our-services/certification/certificate-and-client-directory/
  • Logistics and Value Added Processes are sourced out to Avnet Logistics. Orders received at the sales offices are fulfilled by shipment of goods from one or more of the following warehouses based in Poing/Germany, Newcastle-under-Lyme/UK and Tongeren/Belgium. Avnet Logistics maintains various Quality Management Systems in accordance with ISO9001, EN9120, ISO14001, EN61340-5-1&2, JESD 625A, ANSI ESD S20.20 and J-STD 033B. http://www.avnet-logistics.eu/quality/certification.html
  • An Attestation of Conformance (AoC) is issued by the relevant warehouse with every shipment. Please note this is a distributor’s AoC and not the manufacturer’s.
  • Traceability is maintained back to the supplier via product date codes.
  • The business software platform used by Avnet EMG / Flint is SAP.
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