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Avnet expands M2M Antenna offering in Americas

| February 16, 2015

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SAN DIEGO & PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has entered into a distribution agreement with Taoglas USA, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of M2M and IoT antenna and cable solutions. Avnet Electronics Marketing will now offer Taoglas’ extensive line of 3G, 4G, LTE and GNSS off-the-shelf and custom antenna solutions to device manufacturers and OEMs targeting M2M and IoT applications in the Americas.

“With Taoglas as part of our available product portfolio, we can help our mutual customers speed their development of these next-generation connected devices.”

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Taoglas antennas are used by manufacturers to deliver wireless connectivity for devices in a growing range of markets, including telematics/automotive, smart-grid, metering/telemetry, home automation, remote monitoring and telemedical.

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“As a company that supports customers on the bleeding edge of the wireless connectivity and remote sensing technology curve, we are keenly aware of the increasingly critical role antennas will play in any mobile device solution,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier management and business development for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “With Taoglas as part of our available product portfolio, we can help our mutual customers speed their development of these next-generation connected devices.”

“Avnet provides valuable services in terms of design-in support, value-added logistics, supply chain and business services to their customers. They are a leader in demand creation distribution, and we are a leader in antennas for IoT and M2M,” said Dermot O’Shea, president, Taoglas USA. “With the size and strength of the Avnet sales team, and how far they can spread their net, we are confident that Avnet will help us to increase sales, strengthen distribution channels and add value to our customers.”

To view the entire Taoglas product line of internal and external antennas available from Avnet, visit http://em.avnet.com/taoglas.

About Taoglas

Taoglas provides a comprehensive range of external, embedded, and base station antenna and RF cable solutions for M2M applications such as Telematics/Automotive, Smart-Grid, Metering/Telemetry, Home Automation, Remote Monitoring and Telemedical applications. The company operates world-class technology centers in the United States, Ireland and Taiwan. Taoglas continually innovates and creates new antenna solutions to meet the evolving needs of the machine-to-machine world. Taoglas’ products operate consistently at optimum proficiency levels, delivering world-class antenna performance. For more information, visit www.taoglas.com and follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/taoglas.

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 atwww.em.avnet.com.

About Avnet, Inc.

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer 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 28, 2014, Avnet generated revenue of $27.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

Contacts

KimberPR
Aoife Kimber, +1 650-773-7288
akimber@kimberpr.com
or
Taoglas
Dermot O’Shea, +1 858-450-0888
CEO
doshea@taoglas.com
or
Avnet
Heidi Elliott, +1 480-643-7584
Senior Director, Marketing Programs
heidi.elliott@avnet.com

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