Leading European distributor signs strategic partnership with XP Power
for its highly reliable and mission-critical power solutions for diverse medical and industrial applications

Brussels, Belgium, 4th October, 2023Avnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a regional business unit of Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT), today announced a strategic distribution partnership for EMEA markets with XP Power, a world-leading provider of safe, reliable and efficient power solutions.

XP Power’s products are designed and manufactured for trouble-free integration into a broad selection of applications that require highly dependable and often mission-critical power sources, such as in industrial technology, healthcare and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. The manufacturer’s extensive portfolio includes AC-DC power supplies from 3W to 50kW, DC-DC converters from 0.25W to 700W, and high-voltage power supplies with outputs up to 500kVDC.

“This collaboration marks a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to delivering high-quality power solutions to customers across various industries,” said Gavin Griggs, CEO, XP Power. “By joining forces, we aim to streamline and enhance the availability of our products to a wider audience of design engineers and manufacturers. Avnet Abacus’ extensive distribution network and deep understanding of EMEA markets, coupled with its technical proficiency and exceptional customer support, will drive increased value and satisfaction for our customers.”

“We are delighted to have signed this strategic partnership with XP Power”, said Rudy Van Parijs, President at Avnet Abacus. “XP Power has a strong legacy of providing reliable and efficient power solutions and this distribution agreement further strengthens our ability to meet the diverse needs of customers, especially those looking for robustness and absolute dependability of a power source for their mission-critical systems. We are quickly ramping up stock availability of XP Power’s diverse portfolio of power converters to provide our customers with fast access to these leading-edge products.”

About Avnet Abacus
Avnet Abacus is a pan-European demand creation distributor specialising in interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power supply and battery products. Avnet Abacus’ extensive product range and exceptional line card is supported by a team of over 50 product specialists based across Europe, delivering technical expertise and technology focused initiatives. Avnet Abacus is a regional business unit of Avnet, (NASDAQ: AVT), with European headquarters in Belgium (Avnet Europe BV). For more information, visit: www.avnet-abacus.eu or follow us on http://www.twitter.com/Avnet_Abacus

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