Avnet in South Africa

Operating as Avnet Abacus for IP&E products and Avnet Silica for semiconductors, we are assisting our customers to be more successful, by exposing them to products from the World's leading high technology manufacturers. We offer the most comprehensive range of electronic and electrical components to the South African market. Our value added services include design chain, programming, cable assembly and a wide range of logistic services. Our quality management system and has been awarded the ISO 9001: 2008 certification from BSI. 


Avnet Abacus is a European distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power supply, energy storage, wireless and sensor products. We offer cutting-edge technology from the world’s leading manufacturers, in-depth technical expertise, and unrivalled supply chain and logistics support. Wherever you are in your technology lifecycle, collaborating with Avnet Abacus can help you reach further.

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Avnet Silica is the European semiconductor specialist division of Avnet, Inc., and acts as the smart connection between customers and suppliers. The distributor simplifies complexity by providing creative solutions, technology and logistics support. With a team of more than 200 application engineers and technical specialists, Avnet Silica supports projects all the way from the idea to the concept to production. 

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ASA Featured Products Headline (LC)

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Featured IP&E products

Featured semiconductors


D6T-32L-01A series MEMS thermal sensors

Omron Electronics D6T Series MEMS Thermal Sensors are super-sensitive infrared temperature sensors that make full use of Omron's proprietary MEMS sensing technology.

Prod VARTA CR coiled series lithium cylindrical cells (RM)

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CR coiled series lithium cylindrical cells

VARTA's CR series coiled lithium cylindrical cells feature a spirally wound electrode and offer high-rate discharge capability and an operational life in excess of 5 years.

Prod ST Industrial Solutions (RM)

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STMicroelectronics & Avnet Silica

Solutions for Industrial

STMicroelectronics and Avnet Silica make it possible for you to collate and analyze data across machines to make your processes faster and more efficient.

Prod Nordic Semiconductor nRF5340 (RM)

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Avnet Integrated

Display Solutions

Avnet Integrated provides leading range of display solutions for many applications from retail kiosks and digital signage to home automation and personal devices.

South Africa office locations


Avnet Abacus / Avnet Silica
Block 13, Pinewood Office Park
33 Riley Road
Woodmead Ext 33, 2191, Sandton

Telephone: +27 (0)11 319 8600
Fax: +27 (0)11 319 8650
Email: Avnet-Abacus-Sales-SouthAfrica@avnet.eu or Avnet-Silica-Sales-SouthAfrica@avnet.co.za 

Cape Town

Avnet Abacus / Avnet Silica
First Floor, Forrest House
Belmont Office Park, Belmont Road
Rondebosch, 7700, Cape Town

Telephone: +27 (0)21 689 4141
Fax: +27 (0)21 686 4709
Email: Avnet-Abacus-Sales-SouthAfrica@avnet.eu or Avnet-Silica-Sales-SouthAfrica@avnet.co.za 


Avnet Abacus / Avnet Silica
Block 13, Pinewood Office Park
33 Riley Road
Woodmead Ext 33, Sandton

Telephone: +27 (0)31 266 8104
Fax: +27 (0)31 266 1891
Email: Avnet-Abacus-Sales-SouthAfrica@avnet.eu or Avnet-Silica-Sales-SouthAfrica@avnet.co.za