America II Adds Nine Franchise Lines

Jan. 21, 2016
Distributor continues to build its authorized distribution business, expanding capability to serve a range of markets, including IoT.

Electronic components distributor America II Electronics has signed franchise distribution agreements with nine manufacturers. The company added Oupiin America Inc., Mean Well USA Inc., Kamaya Inc., SiliconReef, Iriso USA Inc., Fremont Micro Devices, Cal-Chip Electronics, APC Manufacturing, and NVE Corporation to its global line card.

“2015 was a great year for America II,” according to Brian Ellison, president of America II Electronics. “The growth in our franchise lines correlated to rapid growth in our overall business. As we made strategic investments in technology and infrastructure throughout the US and Latin America, we also focused heavily on our supply chain. We closed the year on a positive note and rode a wave of strong momentum into 2016. We’re now pleased to announce nine additional franchise lines that allow us to further expand into the Internet of Things (IoT), consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, medical and sustainable energy markets.”

America II’s newest franchise offerings include capacitors, resistors, sensors, power management ICs, connectors, LED drivers, and RF devices. The company says it will continue to add franchise lines to meet customers’ growing and varied needs.

“We’re committed to helping our customers innovate and elevate their designs with high-quality, cost-effective, manufacturer-direct solutions,” added Ellison. “So, we will continue adding the very best lines based on our customers’ needs.”

St. Petersburg, Florida-based America II is a global distributor of electronic components; the company ranked 15th on Global Purchasing’s 2015 Top 50 Electronics Distributors report.

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