America II experiences strong growth in high-profile franchise lines


America II Electronics, Inc has further expanded its franchise distribution network with the addition of Orion Fans, Exar Corporation and Gold Peak Industries, as well as a significant number of additional franchise lines.

In addition to numerous franchise and direct lines America II provides supply chain solutions, cost-saving programs and inventory solutions to OEM and EMS companies around the world. In this way America II believes it can offer the best of all worlds; the reliability of franchise lines alongside various value-added services.  

One of America II’s recently signed franchise partners, Gold Peak Industries, is the largest company on America II’s line card to-date, with annual sales of approximately $719 million. America II will be responsible for distributing the company’s range of battery solutions through Gold Peak’s Gold Batteries division.

Orion Fans, another recently signed franchise line, is a leading manufacturer of cooling solutions for high-performance applications and delivers an extensive line of blowers, fans and accessories that will supplement America II’s existing product offerings.

Meanwhile, Exar Corporation designs and develops integrated circuits and solutions for various applications, including industrial and embedded systems communication and infrastructure markets.

“This explosion in our franchise exposure comes hand-in-hand with a period of rapid growth in general,” commented Jed Pecchioli, President, EMEA and APAC at America II. “And as part of this general growth our line-card is becoming considerably more diverse. For example, over the last few months we’ve also signed a significant number of screen manufacturers; (the most recent of which being Beneq.)”

“Our commitment at America II is to help our customers evolve, innovate and ultimately elevate their designs with high quality and cost-effective components. We are now wholly focused on refining our offering and adding the very best lines according to our customers’ needs.”

America II’s distinctive business model brings value to OEMs with its extensive franchise capabilities, alongside its reputable value-added services. The latter includes four billion ‘in-stock’ components in one of the industry’s largest inventories. Merging the reliability that scheduled business requires with flexibility, America II is catering for a segment of the market that has not previously been offered such comprehensive choice from a single distributor.

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