Leading component traders

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Component traders play a major role in the electronics industry as most manufacturing needs depend on them. They help in providing a varied range of components and offer assistance in choosing the right components. Also, most traders are a one stop-shop for both active and passive components, and are always ready to help the manufacturers with their sourcing needs. In order to appreciate and encourage their efforts in the industry, Electronics Bazaar contacted a large number of industry experts and electronic associations, who shared with us their preferences and ultimately it led to this list of leading component traders.

We had started the process around two months back when we contacted trade associations to seek their opinion on the top trade component traders. After this, we got in touch with the major players in the trading field. While some were excited about the initiative, there were few reluctant ones. We are not ranking the component traders but simply listing them in alphabetical order.

By Jesus Rousseau

Adinath Electronics, Rajesh Bafna, director 

Adinath Electronics was founded in 1995. The company started its business by selling all kinds of electronic components and today it claims to specialise in the field of selling ICs. The director of the company, Rajesh Bafna, says that he provides original components at best prices in the market. He has customers all over India and promises same day dispatch to customers anywhere in the country. Bafna claims to help its customers by providing field application engineers that help them by providing guidance on use of new products being sold by Adinath Electronics. Bafna claims to have good sourcing network in all parts of the world. He points out that the company can even get a single piece of component if demanded by its customers including obsolete and hard-to-find parts that the company may have stopped producing. Adinath Electronics has overseas office in Singapore and Hong Kong for sourcing electronic components as well.

Baboo Building, Office No. 12, First Floor, Lamington Road, Mumbai; Phone: 022-23893624; Fax: 022-23893624; E-mail: adinathelec@yahoo.com

Anand Industrial Components, Anand Bhansali, proprietor 

Anand Industrial Components (AIC) has a warehouse in Mumbai, where they maintain stocks. “We at AIC believe that in today’s fast and competitive world, it is necessary to provide VAS to the customers along with best quality products at a competitive price and assured deliveries,” says Anand Bhansali. The company has been assisting its customers in sourcing quality components for both their regular and R&D requirements; and also promises to advice and assist its customers in selecting components, active and passive at the R&D stage, ensuring a smooth inflow of raw materials during the production stage. To counter the threats posed from fake and copied components, the company has started providing Intelligent VAS (IVAS) wherein it assists customers in checking the quality of material purchased from other suppliers. “Being one of the most reputed business houses in Mumbai, we have good relations with dealers internationally, giving us an edge in providing additional VAS by making a console for purchases done anywhere in the world and making a substantial saving on freight charges,” adds Bhansali. The company is registered with central excise by the help of which they pass on the excise paid on the purchases, in turn making its customers more competitive.

44, Yamuna, Tara Temple Lane, Lamington Road, Mumbai 400007; Phone: 022-32535006, 23882783; Fax: 022-23828207; E-mail: anand@aic-india.com; Website: www.aic-india.com

Avnet Electronics Marketing,Ramani Sundaresan, countryhead 

Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia is part of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company with fiscal 2007 sales exceeding $15.68 billion. Serving customers in more than 70 countries, Avnet is one of the world’s largest technology marketing, distribution and services companies. The company is one of the leading electronics component distributors in India. Avnet India has a strong team of professionals in sales and marketing, field application engineers, administration and management. It also has an Avnet Design Center in Bangaluru; through this centre, the company helps customers reduce time-to-market by providing design support and solutions in vertical markets including home appliance, power supply, automotive and industrial markets.
Avnet India focuses on providing the right value proposition to customers. “Indian OEMs and ODMs need design and application support besides logistics, which we provide through our field application team and design services team, to help customers reduce time-to-market,” says Jaime Chan, marketing communications, manager. Avnet India also offers VMI (vendor managed inventory) programmes to multinational and trans-national customers, kitting and global price sup­port to contract manufacturers, and local warehousing to some small customers. For organisations that design products for global customers, the company’s field application team also provides design support and advices from a variety of component selection.

No. 402, 4th floor, Tower ‘B’, RMZ – Infinity, Old Madras Road, Bengaluru 560016; Phone: 080-40604000; Fax: 080-40604060; E-mail:india@avnet.com; Website: www.em.avnet.com

Brilliant Electro Systems Pvt Ltd, Hiren C Ajmera, director 

Brilliant Electro Systems Pvt Ltd is a trading house for industrial electronics components since 1965 and is an approved supplier of DRDO (Defence Labs), airforce, navy, various government organisations, etc. The company specialises in Russian components, RF, microwave and high power devices and other hard-to-find components. “We provide our customer with fast deliveries as most of the parts asked by them are already in our stock. Therefore, we can supply immediately on receipt of customer’s order and are appreciated by our customers,” says Hiren C Ajmera. Brilliant claims to have a huge library of technical books and if any customer requires technical details for any item, the company is able to provide him with the information immediately. Brilliant Electro Systems promises to provide quality support for the supply for parts for 30 days. The company gives on-time services to the customer for their components and quality is given more importance than quantity.

4, Chiplunkar Building, Tara Temple Lane, Lamington Road, Mumbai; Phone: 022-23887063; Fax: 022-23875565, 66336903; E-mail: sales@brilliantelectronics.com; Website: www.brilliantelectronics.com

Cirkit Electro Components Pvt Ltd, Gulabchand S Hariya, director 

Cirkit Electro Components Pvt Ltd is the one of the leading vendors for power components. The company is the independ­ent supplier for Microchip, Power Integration, Mitsubishi, Atmel, Fuji, NXP and Fairchild brands. The company is one of the leading vendors in the industry supplying to OEMs, trading and EMS across the country. Cirkit provides solution for everyday components, obsolete, allocated and hard-to-find parts. More than 99 per cent of the products the company supplies come directly from its stock or on a notice of one or two days. Cirkit provides its customers with the option for USD rates or rupee payment rates.

54-B, Proctor Road, Drug House Building, off Lamington Road, Mumbai 400007; Phone: 022-23877777, 23800888; Fax: 022- 23879335;
E-mail: cirkitelectro@yahoo.com; Website: www.cirkitelectro.com

Emaar Impex Pvt Ltd, Kalpesh Jain, director 

Established in 1996, registered under the Companies Act 1956, Emaar Impex Pvt Ltd is one of the leaders in independent electronic components distribution industry. The company supplies OEMs, traders, repairers and contract manufacturers throughout India with allocated and hard-to-find semiconductors and integrated circuits. “The quality of our parts, the value we provide and the service we deliver, make us the one source and the one solution for all your component needs,” says Kalpesh Jain. With a prime focus on specialist semiconductors, discontinued and allocated parts, customers rely on Emaar for mission-critical information and effective inventory solutions from the disposition of excess inventories and sourcing hard-to-find or obsolete parts, to filling a bill of material and getting the most competitive pricing in the industry. According to the company, each and every inquiry is handled personally by the directors till the fulfillment of the order and same day shipping from its large inventory. The company claims to provide competitive pricing and cost-effective substitutes by its efficient sales staff.

16A/2, Hanuman Terrace, Tara Temple Lane, Lamington Road, Mumabi; Phone: 022-23801086; Fax: 022-23894197; E-mail: info@emaarindia.in; Website: www.emaarindia.com

J P Electronics Devices (India) Pvt Ltd, Harshad Mehta, MD 

J.P. Electronics Devices (India) Pvt Ltd is a preferred vendor for various leading OEMs, EMS and design houses in India. The company has establisheditselfas anauthentic sourcefor major brands ofsemiconductors. J P Electronics is a distributor for Integral Semiconductors, Belfuse, Shenzhen AV Display and is a channel partner for NXP, Bourns, Microchip, IR Atmel, Mornsun and Sharp. Its customers can avail dollar billing through Singapore and Hong Kong warehouses, rupee billing under proper required documentation such as excise gate pass and computerised invoicing with VAT and excise complaint system. “Quality, best price, better availability, latest date code parts, broad line card, quick response on enquiries and ability to support scheduled deliveries are some of the value-added services which have assisted us in becoming the preferred vendor with the OEMs and other customers,” says Harshad Mehta.

J P House, 16/F, Samrat Silk Mill Compound, LBS Marg, Vikhroli (W), Mumbai 4000079; Phone: 022-65109489; Fax: 022-67969976; Website: www.jpeindia.com

LWI Electronics Inc, Dinesh Singh Singhal, CEo 

LWI Electronics is an ISO 9001:2000 organisation that has grown to become the preferred independent distributor of choice to numerous customers. Since 1999, LWI has built a reputation for itself as a highly reliable provider of service and semiconductors. It is the only company from India to have first acquired ISCP certification (from TBF-Canada), ERAI membership (US), STRC (Hong Kong) and ESC (India). LWI has been recently ranked as one of the world’s Top 10 rated members by TBF Canada & ICS (USA). The company has more than 55,000 highly-allocated, obsolete MIL/industrial line items in stock along with over a dozen franchisees all over the globe and has got a state-of-art 24 X 7 updated stock search facility. The company also has an In-House ISO 9001:2000 component test labs that enable to improve on quality, testing facility for obsolete parts. LWI provides a total Semiconductor, networking & Connectivity solutions for Industry & Defence Segment.

# 62, 14th Cross, 1st Main, 1st Block, R.T. Nagar, Bengaluru 560032; Phone: 080-23530578; Fax: 080-23539578; E-mail: sales@livewireinfo.com;
Website: www.livewireinfo.com

Network Electro Devices Pvt Ltd, Jatin Gala, director 

Network Electro Devices Pvt Ltd is a premier house of high-tech support in the field of active components and electrome­chanical products. It offers instrument cooling fans and blowers, industrial automation products and solutions and SMPS. The company is an authorised stock and sale distributor of Sunonwealth Electric Machine Co Ltd and Mean well Power Supplies (Taiwan). Network is also a retailer for Omron and Taiyo Yuden (Japan) for automation products. The company started its business 15 years back with very few components and today it deals in over 20,000 different components and devices. In the era of cutting-edge technologies, the firm keeps itself updated with the latest developments. It also undergoes various training programmes to improve its technical and managerial skills to give latest feedback and serve the customers better.

52B/4LM, Chotani Building, Proctor Road, Grant Road (E), Mumbai 400007; Phone: 022-23874947; Fax: 022-66336140; E-mail: info@network-india.com; Website: www.network-india.com

Omniscient Electronics Pvt Ltd, TV Deshikan, director 

Omniscient Electronics Pvt Ltd is one of the leading semiconductor distribution companies in India addressing various types of applications which need semiconductor products. “We operate as a dynamic and proactive organisation, reacting instantly to market demands. As a result, we are able to supply the best possible quality components at the lowest possible price,” says T.V. Deshikan. The company believes in techno-commercial sale and claims to have a very efficient Field Application Engineers (FAE) team that assists the customer throughout his design cycle by using their product, thus reducing his product design time to a large extent.

# 507, 9th Main, Banashankari II Stage, Bengaluru 560070; Phone: 080-26718144, 26718162, 41624526; Fax: 080-26718151;
E-mail: deshikan@omniscientelectronics.com; Website: www.omniscientelectronics.net

Rajhit Traders, MP Gada, proprietor 

Established in 1992, Rajhit traders has completed 15 years of successful service to the electronics industry. With a steady growth in the electronic components industry, Rajhit also increased its product portfolio to take the best advantage of the burgeoning market. According to Mohanlal Premji Gada, “Our basic motto is to provide the latest technology with new up­coming parts for new developments. We are in constant search of new arrivals in our range from our principals.” Rajhit also claims to value its customers and ensures that nothing but the best is provided to them. Rajhit is a major stockist of Atmel, Cypress, Microchip, Silabs, AV-display and Fairchild for most running parts.

201, Jhalawar, Patanwala Estate, Opp. Shreyas Cinema, LBS Marg, Ghatkopar (West), Mumabi 400086; Phone: 022-25008883/4; Fax: 022-25006736;E-mail: rajhit@mtnl.net.in

Ramkrishna Electro Components Pvt Ltd, Satish Luthra, CEO 

Ramakrishna Group (RK Group) has a significant presence in Asia Pacific and is one of the fastest growing electronics companies in the world. RK Group is one of the largest distributor and solution providers of semiconductors & electronic components for the last 26 years with 2007 sales of approximately $62 million. RK group is a major global provider of services and solutions of the electronic components. Ramakrishna has sister concerns and forefronts in Hong Kong, Singapore & China. The company is the authorised distributors for NXP Semiconductor, ST Microelectronics, Toshiba Semiconductor, Samwha, Winbond, Everlight, SDE Crystal, Mitsubishi Electric, and BEL. RK group is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company.

351, Tower B, Aggarwal Cyber plaza, Netaji Subhash Place, Pitampura, Delhi 110034; Phone: 011-47010811; Fax: 011-47010816; E-mail: sales@rkelectro.com;Website: www.rkelectro.com

Singodia Electronics Pvt Ltd, GD Saini, MD 

Established in 1997, Singodia Electronics Pvt Ltd is known throughout the electronic industry as a professional importer and supplier of high-quality components. The company has come a long way since its incorporation and has now expanded its operations all over India. The company imports and stocks a full range of electronic components including CMOS logics and linears, transistors, voltage regulators, crystals and OSC, eproms and e-proms, trimpots and dials, resistors network, fast recovery diodes, microprocessors, schottky diode, microcontrollers, etc. Singodia Electronics is known for its quality products and fast services. Singodia claims to always keep ample stock to ensure instant deliveries to its clients. The company promises to ensure that its customers get the best quality components price in the market.

F-4, Akarshan Bhawan, 23 Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, New Delhi110002; Phone: 011-23256625; Fax: 011-23257728; E-mail: singodia@singodia.com; Website: www.singodia.com

Spectra Connectronics Pvt Ltd, Nimish Doshi, director 

Spectra on nectronics Pvt Ltdwasestablishedin1984, as an accomplished house of connectors providing total connectivity solutions in the Indian sub–continent. Spectra claims to share a strong relationship with all the major connector vendors of the world including Rolex (India), Amphenol (India), AMP, FCI, Phoenix Contact, Krone, Molex Mafatlal Micron, Hart­ing, Belden, Allied, Tyco, Spectra and Spec-on, amongst others. The company stocks up to 10,000 connectivity products from varied vendors with a minimum shipping lead time of 24 working hours. Spectra claims to have an enviable database of dealers, OEMs, walk–in retail customers, in-house technical consultants and engineers and total connectivity solutions for every customer. Spectra is one of the largest distribution houses for connectors, cables and cable assemblies in India. Over a period of time, the company has supported its customers by providing them with cables, tools, cable assemblies, wire harness, power supplies, switches, relays, LED displays, instrument cooling fans, computer adapters and accessories, networking products, cabling accessories, etc.

27, Community Centre, Naraina, Phase-I, P.O. Box: 10227, New Delhi 110028; Phone: 011-41410631/32/33/34/35; Fax: 011-41410494, 25891761;
E-mail: sumitron@vsnl.com; sumitron@airtelmail.in; Website: www.sumitron.com

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