Strategic partnership results in another year of success

Brussels, Belgium, 27 April 2023Avnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a regional business unit of Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT), has been recognised by TE Connectivity (TE) as its best performing distributor for the second year running. Rudy Van Parijs, president of Avnet Abacus, was recently presented with the award at an event in Harrisburg (PA), US, by Jennifer Diener, senior vice president and general manager of TE Connectivity’s Channel Business Unit.

The award presented to Avnet Abacus acknowledges the hard work and unwavering commitment that the team has shown to TE throughout the EMEA region, further cementing the strong partnership between the two companies. Through this strategic partnership, Avnet Abacus is able to provide customers with access to the latest connectivity and sensor solutions from TE, including solid-state lighting, industrial connectivity, and automation control. Customers benefit from this broad array of key industry sectors, along with unrivalled supply chain and logistics support. This ensures that customers receive high-quality products and exceptional service from Avnet Abacus, making them a reliable and trusted source for their technology needs.

“This honour underlines the dedication of all our teams across the EMEA region,” said Avnet Abacus’ Rudy Van Parijs. “It is a recognition to what our partnership with TE is achieving and shows customers that Avnet is a reliable and trusted source for its products.”

For more information on the TE Connectivity products offered by Avnet Abacus, please visit TE Connectivity Authorized Distributor | Avnet

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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: or follow us on

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