Components Overview


Arrow Altech Distribution (AAD) represents leading semiconductor, wireless, battery, solar energy, lighting (LED), passive, electro-mechanical, harness cables and frequency control product supplier ranges.

AAD has 32 000 product lines available locally in its warehouse and 600 000 product ranges available through Arrow Electronics EMEA warehouse in Venloo, Netherlands.

Trading with AAD has the following benefits:

  • Single point of contact account management
  • Professional Engineering design support
  • A national presence with offices in JHB, KZN and W Cape
  • An extensive product range
  • Local warehousing and buffer stocks
  • Two shipments per week from the EMEA warehouse
  • Door to door courier service delivery
  • Flexible payment terms
  • An online sales and research portal.

AAD serves the following industry sectors:

Mining, Military, Lighting, Electronic Contract Manufacturing, Vehicle Tracking, Electricity and Water Metering, Power, Batteries, Wireless and Engineering Design Houses.

Amongst others, the company represents many of the foremost international component manufacturers such as Sierra Wireless, ST Microelectronics, Microchip Atmel, Freescale, Texas Instruments, NXP, National Semiconductor, Intel, ADI, Linear Technology, Emerson, Micron, Amphenol, TE Connectivity, Molex, Microsoft and AE Petsche.

AAD also have access to the Arrow Global line card and has a dedicated division focusing on Defense Aerospace customers.

ISO9001:2008 certified, AAD is a company that prides itself on excellence in distribution performance and customer service. 

With long standing relationships with leading international manufacturers of electronic components and modules, AAD is positioned to provide the Sub-Saharan African market with the world’s most sought after components at competitive prices.