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Bridging the World: Astute Electronics’ Superior Global Sourcing

At Astute Electronics, global sourcing is more than just procurement — it is about delivering quality, dependability, and value.

Astute’s global sourcing experts, working across a network of international procurement offices and authorised markets, supply fully traceable components to meet your production requirements wherever you require.

International Procurement Office

With our expansive global network, we tap into international markets, ensuring a seamless procurement of quality traceable components for our customer from reputable sources.

Authorised Aftermarket Partners

Navigating the challenges of obsolescence, our dedicated team sources components exclusively from authorised and regulated sources, ensuring longevity and reliability, look at repackaging parts to supply drop-in replacements or suggest products to design in from the front end that are unlikely to go obsolete.

Spot Buy / Shortages / allocation

Facing shortages or excess challenges? We are here to help.

Our agile team rapidly responds to spot buys, allocations, and unforeseen interruptions, ensuring that your operations never face downtime.

24Hr RFQ Turnaround

Time is of the essence. Our efficient system guarantees 24-hour turnarounds on RFQs, ensuring that your projects remain on track.

Secure Upload

Upload your BOMs with complete confidence.

Our secure systems guarantee the utmost confidentiality, ensuring your proprietary information remains protected.

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Alternate Options

Stay ahead with our range of alternative options. We can cross reference obsolete parts and offer second source ahead of any EOL notices. Whether it is a new or legacy component, we can provide cost-effectiveness alternatives with built-in longevity.

Price Benchmarking

Stay informed and competitive. With our extensive market knowledge, we provide global component price benchmarking, ensuring you always get the best deal.

Cost Savings Programme

Elevate your ROI with our dedicated cost-saving programmes. Through strategic component sourcing and benchmarking, we drive efficiency through leaner supply chains.

Regulated Broker Portals

Safety and authenticity are our prime concerns. Through our regulated broker portals, we ensure every component sourced meets the highest standards of quality and reliability.

“Global reach, local touch. Astute Electronics ensures your electronic needs are met with precision, no matter where you are.”

Geoff Hill
CEO – Astute Group

12 Jul 2024 - Industrial

Astute Group signs EMEA distribution deal with Good-Ark Semiconductor

Global authorised distributor and supply chain expert, Astute Group, has signed a new distribution deal with Good-Ark Semiconductor, a leader in discrete semiconductors. Under this agreement, Astute Group will serve as an authorised distributor and design-in partner for Good-Ark across the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, and Africa).

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12 Jul 2024 - Industrial

AI BOOM BOOM BOOM – SALES UP UP AND AWAY!

Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., also known as Foxconn, has reported its highest-ever second-quarter sales, surging more than 19% year-on-year, driven by a boom in artificial intelligence (AI) devices, according to Focus Taiwan. The company's consolidated sales for the April-June period reached NT$1.55 trillion (US$47.83 billion), exceeding expectations. The company attributed this growth to increased orders for cloud-based gadgets amid the current AI boom. Hon Hai's cloud and networking division saw particularly strong growth, while its computing, electronic components, and smart consumer electronics divisions also experienced positive sales momentum.

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11 Jul 2024 - Industrial

US manufacturing continues to shrink amidst easing inflation and weakening demand

The US manufacturing sector contracted for the third consecutive month in June, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The PMI, a key indicator of manufacturing activity, fell to 48.5, signaling a continued decline in production, new orders, and employment.

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