Electronic Business' Top 25 North American Electronic Component Distributors

-April 19, 2007

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Rank Company
Calendar year 2006
Total revenue change
2005-2006
Five-year compound
annual growth
North American revenue
($ millions)
Total revenue
($ millions)
1 Avnet 7,530.6 14,765.8 17% 2.2%
2 Arrow Electronics 6,800.0 13,600.0 22% 7%
3 Future Electronics (1) 3,185.0 4,550.0 15% N/A
4 Bell Microproducts 1,394.0 3,400.0 6% 11%
5 Digi-Key Corp 704.7 829.0 32% 23%
6 TTI, Inc 679.8 1,030.0 23% 8.3%
7 Newark * (3) 612.5 612.5 9.8% N/A
8 Nu Horizons 552.3 726.7 36% 21%
9 DAC 468.1 477.7 25% 18%
10 Converge 450.0 450.0 -1% N/A
11 All American 441.0 450.0 3% 7%
12 Smith & Associates 408.0 408.0 -20% N/A
13 Carlton-Bates (2,4) 340.0 340.0 13% N/A
14 Richardson Electronics 319.0 637.9 10% N/A
15 Sager Electronics (1) 293.8 296.8 12% N/A
16 Allied Electronics (2,5) 279.8 282.6 23% N/A
17 America II Electronics 207.0 276.0 14% N/A
18 Mouser Electronics 183.3 195.0 41% N/A
19 JACO Electronics 171.6 264.0 20% N/A
20 Fusion 160.7 189.0 N/A N/A
21 Dependable Component Supply (1) 149.5 245.0 5% N/A
22 A.E. Petsche Co. 141.0 164.0 15% 20%
23 PEI-Genesis 98.3 114.3 25% 17%
24 Classic Components Corp. 97.8 247.5 1% 220%
25 Advanced MP Technology 92.8 265.0 24% 18.5%
Distributors are ranked by calendar year 2006 North American revenue.
Revenue figures are gathered from financial filings, company provided information, and Reed Business Information estimates.
NA = Not available

Footnotes

* Newark's revenue figure represents sales for Premier Farnell's MDD Americas division, which includes revenue from Newark and MCM.
1. Revenue figures and percentages are Reed Business Information estimates.
2. Revenue figures are Reed Business Information estimates.
3. Newark is parent company Premier Farnell's (West Yorkshire, England) main North American presence in electronic component distribution.
4. Carlton-Bates is a subsidiary of WESCO Distribution.
5. Allied is a subsidiary of Electrocomponents plc.

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