Leading Electronic Components Distributors

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By EB Bureau

There has been a lot happening in the electronic components market in the country over the last one year. The government has been aggressively promoting electronics manufacturing and this, in turn, has ensured that the electronic components segment witnesses healthy growth. The government is expected to announce a corpus of ₹ 100 billion towards an Electronics Development Fund this month to provide financial assistance to domestic companies in its bid to encourage electronics manufacturing and innovation in the sector.

NASSCOM president R. Chandrashekhar has said that India’s strength in IT also includes strong design, engineering and R&D capabilities. According to him, “Engineering exports from India amounted to around US$ 18.1 billion in 2014-15. This is the fastest-growing segment within the IT industry. This is expected to reach US$ 40 billion by 2020. Design is something that you do before developing a product. IT is not delinked from manufacturing.”
All these developments are a boon for the electronic components distributors in the country and the road ahead seems to be quite exciting. We at Electronics Bazaar have alphabetically profiled some of the biggest distributors of electronic components in the country. Some major global distributors have not been featured in the list as they do not have a direct presence in India (with no representative or branch offices).
However, as is the latest trend, many of these companies also trade in other products besides electronic components. We did not include companies that are purely into trading in semiconductors.

Disclaimer: While Electronics Bazaar’s editorial team has taken the utmost care to contact all possible sources to make the list comprehensive, we may have inadvertently left out a few companies. Information contained in the following report has been obtained from sources deemed reliable, and Electronics Bazaar makes no claims with respect to its accuracy. Neither Electronics Bazaar nor its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, owners, representatives nor any of its data or content providers shall be liable for any errors or for any actions taken by any entity on the basis of this information.


Arrow Electronics
With sales in 2014 touching US$ 22.8 billion, Arrow guides innovation forward for over 100,000 of the world’s leading manufacturers of technology products that are used in homes, businesses and daily life. Through a network of more than 460 locations across 56 countries, Arrow brings electronics and enterprise computing solutions to industrial and commercial markets, and specialises in redeploying, remarketing and recycling technology equipment.
Products offered: Semiconductors, connectors, passive and electromechanical components, etc.
Contact details: Ph: 080-4135 3800, sales.india@arrowasia.com


Boffin Impex Pvt Ltd
Established in 1977, Boffin Impex Pvt Ltd is an Indian supplier of electronic components, electrical appliances and electrical equipment. The company has its headquarters in New Delhi. It is a distributor of components from leading companies.
Products offered: Electronic components (active/passive), diodes, resistors, capacitors, trimmers, industrial tapes, and adhesives like silicon grease.
Contact details: Ph: 0120-4137548/ 4150859/ 4151956, 9810016512, ravi@boffinindia.com


Cirkit Electro Components Pvt Ltd
Established in 1980, Cirkit Electro Components Pvt Ltd is one of the leading independent stockists and distributors in India with 20 years of experience. The company specialises in the supply of all components in kit form to OEMs and EMS companies. It has wide sourcing contacts with all major distributors and manufacturers from America, Europe, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. It is a distributor of semiconductors, SCTF, crystals, Eagle Power CE displays, LDRS, CE breadboards, Mospec, Iksemicon, and Integral & Ortel, USA.
Products offered: Power components, ICs, MOSFETs, IGBTs, triacs, SCRs, Schottky diodes, ultra fast transistors, satellites, CATV, MATV, fibre optics, hybrid ICs, telecommunications ICs, and accessories.
Contact details: Ph: 022-23877777 / 23800888, cirkitelectro@gmail.com, www.cirkitelectro.com


Componix India
Established in 2004, Componix is the authorised distributor for reputed manufacturers of electronic components based in Taiwan, Korea, China, etc. Componix India is headquartered in Mumbai, with a sales network in cities like New Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune. Componix is also the authorised distributor and stockist for leading active and passive component suppliers. The company is the approved vendor to leading OEMs in India, and is focused on lighting, automotive electronics, power supplies, automation and industrial applications.
Products offered: Semiconductors, capacitors, passives, sensors, etc.
Contact details: Ph: 91-22-23827771/23827772, info@componixindia.com, www.componixindia.com


Digi-Key Electronics
Global distributor, Digi-Key Electronics, is the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery. Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components available for immediate shipment with over one million products in stock and more than four million searchable parts online from its 650+ authorised industry-leading suppliers. The company also has an impressive selection of online resources and provides good service to its customers including 24×7 technical support. Digi-Key’s unique distribution model balances self-service e-commerce proficiency with personalised, value-added services. Supporting design engineers from prototype to production, the company’s website features a vast collection of technical resources, multimedia content and a broad portfolio of high-value design tools.
Products offered: Audio products, battery products, boxes, enclosures, racks, cable assemblies, capacitors, circuit protection, computers, office-components, accessories, connectors, interconnects, crystals and oscillators, discrete semiconductor products, embedded computers, inductors, coils, chokes, ICs and other electronic components.
Contact details: sales@digikey.com, Ph: 000-800-100-1274, Toll-free: 001-218-681-7979, Fax: 001-218-681-3380, www.digikey.in


Element14 India Pvt Ltd
Element14 India is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. The company claims to offer the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components and the best service possible by helping engineers through the entire design process, from design to production. It has consistently performed on key parameters like availability of products, shipping speed and customer responsiveness.
Some of its key differentiators include:

  • Element14 is an authorised distributor of electronic components, electrical tools and T&M for more than 3500 industry-leading suppliers. At any given time, more than 600,000 products are in stock and ready to be shipped from the firm’s global warehouses.
  • Whether customers need assistance finding the right part or recommendations for their designs, the company’s customer service, applications engineering and technical support teams and resources are available 24 hours a day, five days a week via telephone, e-mail, or live Web chat.
  • The community site www.element14.com offers product training modules, technology zones, browser resources, white papers, datasheets, and the world’s first peer-to-peer networking for electronics engineers.

In India, the company is headquartered in Bengaluru, with offices in New Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad and Kolkata. The company is the distributor for leading brands like Analog Devices, Amphenol, Freescale, Fluke, Molex, TE Connectivity, Texas Instruments, Tektronics and Vishay.
Products offered: Semiconductor ICs, development kits, cable wires and assemblies, connectors, passive components, switches, relays, etc.
Contact details: Ph: +91-80-4000 3888, in-sales@element14.com, http://in.element14.com/


Millennium Semiconductors
Millennium Semiconductors is one of the leading distributors of electronic components in India. The company has well established roots in almost every region of India, catering to more than 1500 customers in all segments, since the last two decades. Its technical skills and extensive product and supply chain expertise shorten delivery times.
The company caters to the automotive, lighting, consumer electronics, industrial, wireless and defence segments for components supply and technical support.
It also offers a full range of world-class services, from demand creation and supply-chain management to core distribution.
Millennium is well equipped with a technical centre armed by competent technocrats to create innovative solutions that help customers to reach the market precisely, effectively and efficiently. Millennium Semiconductor is highly recommended by many satisfied customers across India as a source of good quality products and pre- and post-sales services.
Products offered: Passive components, embedded devices, connectors, etc.
Contact details: Ph: 91-20-27484800, 27484900/274845000, Fax: 91-20-27484800, Mobile: +91 9130055703, haresh@millenniumsemi.com, info@millenniumsemi.com, hemant@millenniumsemi.com, www.millenniumsemi.com


Mouser Electronics
Mouser Electronics, a subsidiary of TTI Inc., is part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Mouser is an award-winning, authorised semiconductor and electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronics design engineers and buyers. Mouser.com features more than 4 million products online from more than 500 manufacturers. Mouser publishes multiple catalogues per year providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 500,000 customers in 170 countries from its 45708.29 square metre state-of-art facility south of Dallas, Texas.
Achievements of the company: Mouser is ranked among the Top 10 authorised global distributors in terms of revenue. It is the recipient of the North Face Scoreboard Award for 2014, 2013 and 2012 for customer service excellence; the winner of the Chamber of Commerce Large Business Award; the winner of the Texas Workforce Commission Employer of Excellence Award, etc.
As a fully franchised/authorised distributor, it represents more than 500 manufacturer partners and distributes their newest products and technologies, including Texas Instruments, Analog Devices, Microchip, Intel, Maxim, TE Connectivity, Molex and others.
It caters to segments such as aerospace and defence, automotive, consumer, industrial, IT and OA, manufacturing, medical, telecommunications, wireless, etc.
Products offered: Semiconductors, connecto rs, passives, electromechanical components, sensors, etc
Contact details: Ph: +91 80 42650000, India@mouser.com, www.Mouser.in and www.Mouser.com


Power Palazzo Pvt Ltd
Power Palazzo Pvt Ltd is a company with more than 22 years of experience in supplying high quality active and passive components to the electronics and semiconductor industries. Its expertise lies mainly in kitting and the consolidation of active and passive components for the lighting industry covering CFLs, electronic ballasts and LED driver manufacturers. It is an authorised India distributor for Aishi, Shengda, Hornby, Huajing, Starsea, Chanzhou Elements Co Ltd, and other brands.
Products offered: Electrolytic capacitors, diodes, zener diodes, Schottky bridge rectifiers, SMD components, film capacitors, ceramic capacitors, LEDs, etc.
Contact details: Ph: +91-79-40065296/7, micky@powerpalazzo.com, www.powerpalazzo.co.in


Rabyte Electronics Pvt Ltd
Rabyte is a world-class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of advanced technology semiconductors, passive components, interconnect and electro-mechanical components, displays and modules from various reputed manufacturers spread across the world. Founded in 1986, over the last two decades Rabyte has evolved to become a single window source to its customers for their electronics related solutions, i.e., electronic components, design services, box-build solutions and supply chain management.
Rabyte presently serves its clients across the world, who are from a wide spectrum of industries which include automotive electronics, consumer electronics, industrial electronics, lighting, IT, telecom, etc. Rabyte has positioned itself as an ‘extreme solutions provider’ to its customers, providing support right from conceptualisation to the prototype stage, on to the pre-sales configuration stage and then to post-sales engineering support.
The company partners with premier global technology suppliers to bring together the innovative technologies and capabilities to deliver new solutions in the marketplace. It connects its business partners to new revenue generating opportunities and provides comprehensive value-added services that enable accelerated growth with scalable investments. It claims to continuously introduce new and innovative programmes, leading edge technology, superior service and a design-in focus for the sustainable growth and profitability of its stakeholders.
Backed by a pool of talented technical and professional people, Rabyte brings value to its customers and principals by providing value-added services, generating new business opportunities and converting them for business growth. It strongly believes in building long-term partnerships with customers and principals based on mutual trust and ethical values.
Products offered: Semiconductors, passive components, interconnect and electro-mechanical components, displays and modules
Contact details: Ph: +91-120-474-6000, sales@rabyte.com, www.rabyte.com


Ramakrishna Electro Components Pvt Ltd
The Ramakrishna Group (commonly known as the RK Group) has been engaged in the trading and distribution of semiconductors and electronic components for the last 29 years.
Founded in 1982 by Satish Luthra, Ramakrishna Electro Components Pvt Ltd has a wide sales network spread all over India as well as in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and many other countries. The company is an authorised distributor for more than 25 major component manufacturers including ST, NXP, Toshiba, Deki, Nuvoton, ROHM, SAMWHA, etc.
Products offered: High end semiconductors and all kinds of active and passive components.
Contact details: Ph: + 91-11-41423100, sales@rkelectro.com, www.rkelectro.com


Sumitron Exports Pvt Ltd
Established in 1986, Sumitron is among the leading distributors of high quality equipment, tools and materials for the Indian electrical, electronics, automobile, pharmaceutical and telecom industries.
It represents and supports some of the leading MNCs in India for their electronics manufacturing and repairs. Backed by extensively trained engineers, the company provides good after-sales support for its long list of products. The company is a components distributor for Kester, Janome, Tsutsumi, Kanon, Sanwa Corporation, Ambitech, etc.
Products offered: Test and measurement equipment, components, connectors, cables, electrical terminals, etc.
Contact details: Ph: +91-11-43824444, sumeet@sumitron.com, www.sumitron.com