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Avnet Electronics Marketing Expands Global TE Connectivity Offering to Include DEUTSCH Connectors

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced that it is now distributing TE Connectivity’s (TE) DEUTSCH line of military connectors. TE, a world leader in connectivity, offers an innovative portfolio of high-performance connectivity solutions for virtually all applications and environmental conditions, including DEUTSCH military connectors for harsh environments.

With this expanded distribution agreement, Avnet can now offer customers looking for connectors in sizes ranging from standard density to near-double density D38999 styles an even greater array of connectivity options. TE markets one of the largest selections of small circular connectors designed for rugged durability and space and weight savings within the military and aerospace segments.

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Avnet’s value-add interconnect assembly operation within their Nogales, Mexico Logistics Solution Center is now certified by TE and the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Avnet will assemble and maintain TE’s DEUTSCH connectors, allowing quick shipment of these military, aerospace, industrial and rail transportation connectors, including the popular MIL-DTL-D38999 series, MIL-DTL-26482, MIL-DTL-83723 connectors and MIL-DTL-M39029 contacts.

“TE’s DEUTSCH products are a great addition to Avnet’s line, and nicely round out TE’s product offering with an industry leading high-reliability circular connector family for military and aerospace applications,” said Tom McCartney, senior vice president, IP&E business development worldwide at Avnet. “For military customers looking to deliver a rugged solution that improves performance and saves space, these products can prove to be a great answer.”

“Offering an expanded selection of our DEUTSCH connectors through Avnet gives customers access to a vast inventory of products and solutions,” said Fred Scott, national distribution sales manager for DEUTSCH products at TE Connectivity. “Avnet’s ability to stock, assemble and quickly ship these components will make them readily available to the military, aerospace, industrial and rail markets.”

For information on Avnet’s TE product offering, go to: http://bit.ly/TD4xJk

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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 at www.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 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

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