HALO Electronics, Inc. to Expand our Relationship with Avnet Memec to the Americas

April 12, 2012


HALO is pleased to announce the expansion of our existing distribution agreement in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), with Avnet Memec, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc.

“Expanding our relationship with Avnet Memec to the Americas provides a unique opportunity to our customers,” according to Jeff Heaton, vice president, technical marketing, HALO. “The synergistic product offering and the technical expertise of the Avnet Memec team, along with HALO’s 20 year magnetic experience and patented SMD construction should create an exciting and meaningful relationship.”

“HALO’s industry leading technology is a perfect complement to the Avnet Memec product offering and provides a great isolation option for designs that integrate Ethernet and/or T1/E1 connections,” said Phil Sansone, senior vice president, Avnet Memec. “Our team of technical specialists is ready to help our customers in the Americas find ways to utilize the technology offered from HALO.”

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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 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain 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 in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 2, 2011, Avnet generated revenue of $26.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

About HALO Electronics

HALO Electronics, Inc. is a leading global supplier of communication and low power management magnetics for the electronics industry.

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