Avnet Announces On-Ramp Power Supply Management Training Seminars

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a division of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announces plans to offer a new half-day On-Ramp Technical Session(TM) to provide digital design engineering professionals insight to power supply management. At the On-Ramp Technical Sessions, Avnet field applications engineers will spend a half day sharing practical power supply design techniques, demonstrating how digital designers can address DC/DC power requirements and identify how designers can meet board- and system-level power needs. The seminar includes insight on component selection, power concerns for digital loads, and printed circuit board layout and measurement techniques.

“Our customers are looking for in-depth, technology-based training. As a distributor, Avnet is in a unique position to provide comprehensive supplier-agnostic workshops delivering a level of technical support not available through other channels,” said Marc Gsand, vice president of marketing at Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas.

The On-Ramp Technical Sessions will take place starting Sept. 5 through Nov. 6 throughout North America. These workshops are offered free of charge to Avnet customers.

About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company. Avnet Electronics Marketing serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services.

About Avnet
With more than 250 locations serving customers in 70 countries worldwide, Avnet (NYSE:AVT) markets, distributes and adds value to the products of the world’s leading electronic component suppliers, enterprise computer manufacturers and embedded subsystem providers. Additionally, Avnet brings a breadth and depth of service capabilities, such as supply-chain optimization, logistics solutions, product assembly, device programming, computer system integration and engineering design assistance. For the fiscal year ended July 1, 2006, Avnet generated revenue of $14.25 billion.