The FBDi
A strong Community

About 70% of the German electronic distribution sales
are generated by member companies in the D-A-CH countries of the FBDi.

Environment & Compliance
remains in our focus 

Our members combine their expertise in work groups to gain a lead in knowledge for each of them.

Attractive memberships
also for small companies

FBDi facilitates the entry of smaller enterprises in the Professional Association
of Component Distribution. Contact us now! 

Join the FBDi now and enjoy the full benefits of your membership!

The FBDi e.V. has been an established player in the German association community since 2003 and represents a large share of the distributors of electronic components with operations in Germany.

The economic conditions and industry expertise are changing faster than ever. To remain at the current state of knowledge, should entrepreneurs continuously update and expand its expertise. Membership in FBDi is an excellent way to lead your competitiveness to a top level or to keep it on this excellence. 

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  • Competitive edge provided by work groups focused on the headings Environment & Compliance, Market & Future, Transport & Trade Compliance
  • Valuable and practical guidelines for action, for example, through the FBDi Compass
  • In-depth environmental expertise avoids the need to invest in external specialists
  • Platform for constructive exchanges about important issues
  • Direct access to the latest data and market statistics
  • A strong voice with respect to official institutions

FBDi Members

Become a member and profit from the association and
the expertise it has to offer. We bring together businesses of all sizes
and across all disciplines. Get to know us. 

Dietmar Jäger
Vice President Distribution

TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan.

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Klaus P. Kruse
Executive Director
Karl Kruse GmbH & Co. KG

Karl Kruse GmbH & Co. KG is a global special distributor for electronic components based near Dusseldorf, in Kaarst.

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Thomas Gerhardt
Executive Manager
Glyn Jones GmbH & Co. KG.

The GLYN GmbH & Co. KG in Idstein/Taunus since 1980 specialist in the distribution of electronic components and systems.

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Martin Behlke
Executive Director
Ecomal Europe GmbH

Ecomal Europe, with the seat of the European logistics center in Kirchzarten, stands for secure procurement and distribution of electronic components.

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Thomas Reisinger
Vice President Sales D-A-CH
Arrow Europe GmbH & Co. KG

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and IT solutions for businesses.

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Sven Krumpel
Executive Director
CODICO Ges.m.b.H. & Co. KG

CODICO stands for the distribution of high quality electronic active and passive components and connection technology.

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Core Topics

Our primary activities involve the informative
preparation and interpretation of numerical data and statistics.
We also focus on collaboration as part of work groups and
on formulating opinions on key issues affecting the industry.

Electronics distribution and environmental regulations

An electronic product can only be circulated and operated in the EU if it complies with all EU directives that apply to the product. Irrespective of the market. Members of this work group receive critical support through the constructive exchange of information.

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Our goals: achievement of high-quality performance, quality and cost reduction

For this reason, the logistics providers among the member companies meet several times annually. They decide on topics for discussion, hold expert lectures on developments, trends and solutions in the logistics sector. 

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Product liability
We pay particular attention to tricky specifications and sets of regulations:

These range from specified characteristics on the data sheet up to the absence of third party claims for the product (e.g. difficult patent disputes).

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Trade Compliance
Trading standards as complex structures of control

A very volatile subject, coming more and more into the focus of distribution.

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