How America II Juggles Spot-Market & Scheduled Orders

Now in its 25th year of business, America II has expanded globally and has consistently ranked as one of the top distributors in its market. It hasn’t always been easy – independent (or non- authorized) distributors have faced an uphill battle in establishing themselves as trustworthy sources of supply. America II’s President Brian Ellison spoke…

America II: Evolving the ‘Blended’ Distribution Model

In 1989, Michael Galinski founded America II Electronics Inc. with the intent of building a successful IC distribution company. Today, America II is one of the largest independent distributors of electronic components in the world. Now in its 25th year of business, America II has expanded globally and has consistently ranked as one of the…

America II Turns 25

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, is pleased to announce that 2014 will be its 25th year in business. The company marked the occasion by unveiling a new commemorative logo. Since its inception in 1989, America II has become an integral part of the electronic…

America II Evolves ‘Blended’ Distribution

The distribution categories of yesteryear – catalog, specialty, broadline, independent, franchised – are no longer working for many in the channel. Longtime catalog distributor Digi-Key Corp., for example, no longer publishes a paper catalog. America II Electronics Inc., an independent distributor, has been adding franchises. America II has entered into a global distribution agreement with…

America II Franchised by America Semiconductor

 America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into a global distribution agreement with America Semiconductor, a leading manufacturer of high-power semiconductors. Under terms of the agreement, America II will distribute America Semiconductor’s line of high-power standard, fast and super-fast recovery rectifiers, bridge rectifiers, and…

Memory on Allocation at America II

It has been years since the “A” word – allocation – has been used in association with a widely-used commodity component. On Friday, however, one of the industry’s largest independent distributors, America II Electronics, announced it was putting its memory inventory on allocation. The move is related to the recent fire at the SK Hynix…