To view all Power-One products offered by Avnet Electronics Marketing, please visit Avnet Express.Follow Avnet on Twitter: @avnetdesignwireContribute to our technical forumsView product and company videosBuy our components About Avnet Electronics Marketing Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 80 countries, distributing electronic components and embedded systems from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain, supply-chain and value-added integration services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com. About Avnet, Inc. Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, memory products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
In 1988, the Hubble Space Telescope went into operation to explore deep space and Guns N' Roses hit it huge with “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” It was also the year of “Rain Man,” “Coming to America” and “Die Hard.” Another big hit that year was the distribution agreement between Power-One, Inc., and Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a partnership that has provided a meaningful advantage to engineers, with leading-edge, energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions all over the globe. Click to Tweet: #Avnet celebrates 25-year partnership with @power_one http://bit.ly/xY8juO Since its inception 40 years ago, Power-One has made its way among the top power supply manufacturers in the industry. Power-One has revolutionized power conversion through the introduction of digital power; and embraced the Climate Saver Initiative with the introduction of platinum-level efficiency front ends for the datacom market. Fifteen years after its launch, Power-One and Avnet joined forces, building a relationship like none other. “Avnet has spearheaded the charge in our industry toward the adoption of green, alternative and smart energy technologies through our collaboration with the best of the best – and that’s Power-One,” said Ed Smith, president, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “Power-One is a leader in their field. Their products, along with Avnet’s global footprint and technical expertise, support our customers as they choose the best solutions to fit their own unique design needs and get to market faster – while making great strides toward environment-friendly energy.” Steve Hogge, Power Solutions president, said, “With over 40 years of power conversion expertise under our belt, it’s critical that we join forces with business partners that can deliver top-notch services and products to our customers. The 25-year relationship with Avnet has allowed for just that. Our collaboration has provided engineers around the globe with advanced design solutions, enabling us to live a more green and efficient lifestyle.”