Avnet Abacus powers ahead for Varta Microbattery
Avnet Abacus, a leading European distributor of Power & Battery products, has been named pan-European Distributor of the Year by VARTA Microbattery, a global supplier of rechargeable and primary battery systems, following a strong sales performance during 2010.
Alex Stapleton, Distribution Manager UK and Ireland, VARTA Microbattery of VARTA Microbattery commented; “VARTA Microbattery is actively involved in the research and development of new battery technology, and Avnet Abacus is the kind of channel partner that we need to take these solutions to the European market. The commitment shown by their technical team in securing new design opportunities during 2010 has been exceptional”
Responding, Tim Parker, Battery Products Business Manager, Avnet Abacus said “VARTA is one of the best-known names in the battery market, with an innovative range of products. Our success with VARTA on both standard & custom designs is due to our technical knowledge and experience in the development and design of battery solutions. This recognition from VARTA fully endorses our strong technical credentials.”
Recent new technologies from VARTA include rechargeable lithium microbatteries, mercury-free silver oxide cells and high energy nickel metal hydride button cells. The innovative CellPac PLUS & CellPac LITE programmes support custom design and development of battery packs to meet individual customer requirements.