Profile: Arrow Electronics Inc (ARW)
26 Dec 2014
Arrow Electronics, Inc. (Arrow), incorporated on November 20, 1946, is a provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. The Company serves industrial and commercial customers as a supply chain partner. The Company offers a range of services and solutions, including materials planning, new product design services, programming and assembly services, inventory management, reverse logistics, electronics asset disposition (EAD) and a variety of online supply chain tools. The Company’s customer base consists of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), contract manufacturers (CMs), and other commercial customers. These customers include manufacturers of consumer and industrial equipment (such as machine tools, factory automation, and robotic equipment) serving industries ranging from telecommunications, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, medical and professional services. Customers also include value-added resellers (VARs) of enterprise computing solutions. The company operates through two business segments, the global components business and the global enterprise computing solutions (ECS) business. The company distributes electronic components to OEMs and CMs through its global components business segment and provides enterprise computing solutions to VARs through its global ECS business segment. The company maintains over 300 sales facilities and 38 distribution and value-added centers in 58 countries, serving over 85 countries.
The Company's global components business segment is a distributor of electronic components and related services, which covers the electronic markets, which include the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific regions. The Americas include operations in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and the United States. In the EMEA region, the global components business segment operates in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. In the Asia Pacific region, the global components business segment operates in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. The global components business segment is a provider of online catalogs for electronic components; cloud-based design tools that expedite product development cycles; factory-direct end-of-life product inventory; and disposition solutions to redeploy, remarket, and recycle technology assets.
The company's global ECS business segment is a value-added distributor of enterprise and midrange computing products, services, and solutions to VARs in North America and EMEA, as well as a distributor of enterprise storage and security and virtualization software, and a managed-service provider to the customers in the voice-over-Internet protocol market. The company is a provider of unified communications products and related services to the companies in North America. Global ECS includes network operating centers and sales and marketing organizations in 35 countries around the world. North America includes offices in the United States and Canada. In the EMEA region, the global ECS business segment operates in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Morocco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. The Asia Pacific region includes offices in Australia, Singapore, and India. Global ECS provides VARs with value-added services, including vertical market expertise, systems-level training and certification, solutions testing at Arrow ECS solutions centers, financing support, marketing augmentation, complex order configuration, and access to a one-stop-shop for mission-critical solutions.
Arrow Electronics Inc
7459 SOUTH LIMA STREET
ENGLEWOOD CO 80112