The market analysis also found that the major distributors have adjusted market strategies. They moved away from a pure component distribution towards providing system solutions with different models. A new distribution arm, which is little developed in other European countries and provides the German industry with with new technological impulses.

Top10: Distribution market for electronic components 2011/12 in Europe
  1. Avnet — 24,00%
  2. Arrow — 20,36%
  3. Rutronik — 9,99%
  4. MSC — 4,60%
  5. TTI — 3,13%
  6. Future — 2,70%
  7. Ineltek — 1,97%
  8. Glyn — 1,58%
  9. Endrich — 1,47%
  10. Farnell — 1,47%
  11. Others — 33,5%


Update: We have updated this article to indicate the figures represent business in Europe.