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70 years of Electronics Magazine (GER)

commentary from FBDi Chairman Georg Steinberger

Current BMZ study on the new supply chain act (GER)

Publisher BMZ // Handelsblatt RI

The FBDi
A strong Community

Experts from over 30 of the most successful companies, representing more than 3/4 of the market,
work hand in hand on our joint success.

The FBDi opens doors
for young companies

We share experiences, contacts and competences.
No matter what size your business is and when it was founded.

Environment & Compliance
remains in our focus

Our members combine their expertise in so called competence teams 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! 

The FBDi Environment and Conformity Compass

The exclusive FBDi Compass is now available as a convenient web model!

The FBDi Environment and Conformity Compass ('FBDi Compass') is now live as an updated and easy-to-use web tool. By bundling the expertise of the Competence Team Environment & Compliance, it offers valuable support for companies in all industries along the supply chain in handling EU regulations.

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Your easy handling of environmental directives!

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. 

Joerg Duebener
Managing Director
Acal BFi Germany GmbH

European leader in advanced technology solutions.

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Marc Both
Sales Director & Head of Logistics
AL-Elektronik Distribution GmbH

Distributor of electronic components

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Jörg Strughold
Vice President Sales, EMEA Components
Arrow Electronics

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

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Brian Wilken
Executive Manager, Supply Chain Services
Avnet EMEA

The global electronic component specialist

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Alexander Beck
Managing Director
Beck GmbH & Co. Elektronik Bauelemente KG

The specialist for displays, passive components, optoelectronics and electromechanics

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Maximilian Hassenpflug
Head of Marketing
Blume Elektronik Distribution GmbH

Partnership in excellence: Consulting. Design-in. Quality. Service.

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Alfred Lipp
Head of Sales / Marketing
Bürklin GmbH & Co. KG

The whole world of electronics.

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Sven Krumpel
Executive Director

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

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Stefan Fuchs
General Manager
Conrad Electronic SE

One-stop shop with efficient service solutions and a unique product range

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André Hoffmann
Managing Director/
Country Sales Manager
Distrelec Deutschland GmbH

The leading high-service online distributor for electronics, automation, measurement, IT and accessories in Europe

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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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Dr. Christiane Endrich
Executive Director
Endrich Bauelemente Vertriebs GmbH

Service-oriented specialist distributor for standard and high-tech products in the optoelectronics, sensor, electro-mechanics, passive components and in individual point solutions.

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Markus Knäpper
General Manager

Electronics distributor

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Gary Oliver
Managing Director
Future Electronics Deutschland GmbH

World's leading distributor of electronic components.

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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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Michael Denner
Managing Director
Gudeco Elektronik

The components for your success.

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Frank Bleicher
Managing Director
Haug Electronic Solutions

Beyond and Ahead. To improve electronic solutions, today and tomorrow.

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Sven Holfert
Managing Director
Hy-Line Holding GmbH

Computer Components – Power Components – Communication Products

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Andreas Aschenbrenner
Managing Director
JIT electronic GmbH

Specialist for connectors

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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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Jan Wanior
Managing Director
MB Electronic AG

Your competent partner for materials, components and systems in power electronics

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Klaus Schwarz
Technical Project Manager
Memphis Electronic GmbH

Distribution of memory ICs and memory modules.

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Sebastian Menges
Management/General Manager
menges electronic gmbh

Customer-specific system solutions: Product development, C-parts management, Logistics

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Dieter Tappmeyer
Executive Director
MEV Elektronik Service GmbH

MEV is a distributor/Stocking Rep. and Manufacturer Rep. for electronic components, modules and systems.

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Til Harder
Managing Director
mewa electronic GmbH & Co. KG

Distribution of components and chemical products.


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Marie-Pierre Ducharme
Supplier Marketing &
Business Development
Mouser Electronics GmbH

Mouser Electronics is part of the consortium of Berkshire Hathaway and world-leading distributor of the latest semiconductors and electronic components.

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Uwe Fischer
Managing Director
Neumueller Elektronik GmbH

Design-in distributor for electronic components and systems - with core competence in optoelectronics.

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Oliver Beyer
Managing Director
pk components GmbH

Specialist for branded products in the field of passive and electromechanical components

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Roland Pueplichhuisen
Executive Director
Karl Pueplichhuisen GmbH & Co. KG

Pueplichhuisen is a leading distribution company for electrical connection technology with branches throughout Germany.

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Uwe Frischknecht
Managing Director
Sustaining Member of the FBDi
RECOM Electronic GmbH & Co. KG

RECOM specializes in AC/DC converters and DC/DC converters, switching regulators and LED drivers and offers worldwide customer service.

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Dietlind Vinson
Head of Product & Supplier Management Central Europe
RS Components GmbH

The world's leading distributor of electronics, automation and controlling elements, tools and consumables

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Thomas Rudel
Executive Director
Rutronik Elektr. Bauelemente GmbH

As one of the largest distributors worldwide Rutronik offers technical, logistical and commercial support and an almost identical product portfolio across the entire range of electronic components.

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Bert Schukat
Managing Director
Schukat electronic Vertriebs GmbH

Franchise- and catalogue distributor 

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Nikias Meyer
Director – Distribution
Sales Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland
Sustaining Member of the FBDi
TDK Europe GmbH

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

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Uwe Reinecke
Reg. VP Sales for Central & East Europe
TTI Europe Inc.

World leading distributer for passive, electromechanical and discrete components.

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Protection against Counterfeit and Fake Products

The FBDi offers its members the 'Authorized Source' seal of approval.
Customers can rest assured that association members who have been awarded the seal of approval only place goods on the market from authorized and reliable sources.

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.

  • Competitive edge provided by competence teams 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
  • The seal of approval 'Authorized source' creates a a great level of confidence and trust
  • Platform for constructive exchanges about important issues
  • Direct access to the latest data and market statistics
  • A strong voice with respect to official institutions

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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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 competence team 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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