TTI acquires UK-based distributor Campbell Collins

May 31, 2012
Deal helps TTI build a power solutions business in Europe

Electronics distributor TTI, Inc. has acquired United Kingdom-based specialty distributor Campbell Collins, expanding TTI’s presence in Europe and helping the company build a power solutions business there .

Campbell Collins is a specialty distributor focused on power-related products from makers of power supply and capacitor products. The company is a franchised, design-in distributor for power supply manufacturers such as Gaia Converter and Ericsson Power Modules, as well as for the full line of KEMET companies, including BHC, Arcotronics and Evox Rifa.

“I am pleased to be integrating the 30-years of experience and specialty offered by the Campbell Collins team into our European strategy,” said Gene Conahan, president TTI Europe and Asia. “The collaboration of the TTI and Campbell Collins team of product experts will open new market segments for us and our existing suppliers and help build a sound and successful power solution business in Europe.”

Campbell Collins will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of TTI.  In addition, Phillip Goff will succeed Campbell Collins’ founder and managing director Ian Campbell as general manager. Goff will report to Glyn Dennehy, senior vice president and general manager for TTI Europe.

TTI, Inc. is a Berkshire Hathaway company specializing in the distribution of passive, interconnect and discrete electronic components. With its subsidiary Mouser Electronics, the company employs more than 3,500 people in more than 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

About the Author

Victoria Fraza Kickham | Distribution Editor

Victoria Kickham is the distribution editor for Electronic Design magazine, SourceESB and, where she covers issues related to the electronics supply chain. Victoria started out as a general assignment reporter for several Boston-area newspapers before joining Industrial Distribution magazine, where she spent 14 years covering industrial markets. She served as ID’s managing editor from 2000 to 2010. Victoria has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s degree in English from Northeastern University.

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