America II Signs Distribution Agreement with Orion Fans

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Distributor Strengthens its Product Offering, Adds World-Class Fan Manufacturer to Line Card

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America II is strategically focused on adding the very best products to our line card

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with Orion Fans, a market leader in the design and manufacturing of thermal management products for the automotive, industrial, medical, white goods, telecommunications, and IT industries.

“We’re truly excited to be working with Orion Fans,” said Brian Ellison, president at America II Electronics. “America II is strategically focused on adding the very best products to our line card, and Orion Fans is a leading manufacturer of cooling solutions for high-performance applications. Their extensive line of fans, blowers and accessories will complement our other product offerings and provide great value to our customers around the world.”

“As a leader in component distribution for a wide range of OEM and EMS customers around the world, America II is an important part of our global supply chain,” said John Knight, president at Orion Fans. “Adding America II as a franchised stocking distributor will be positive for both of our organizations. America II will open up new market areas for us that are underserved in addition to our other established business by offering fast response, short lead times and better inventory management programs that result in lower inventory carrying costs for OEMs. America II will also benefit from our broad line of fans and accessory products giving them another arrow in their quiver of outstanding product offerings.”

Under terms of the agreement, America II will have global distribution rights to Orion Fans’ complete line of AC and DC fans, blowers, fan trays, filter fan kits, air flow monitors, and fan accessories.

With four billion components in stock at their St. Petersburg, Florida distribution facility, America II Electronics has one of the largest inventories in the industry. The company offers the most complete range of products, from active, passive and electromechanical components to memory and specialty products. America II has expanded its product and service offerings over the years. In addition to its wide range of franchise lines, America II provides supply chain solutions, cost-saving programs, and inventory solution programs to industries ranging from telecommunications, industrial and lighting to healthcare, automotive and military. The distributor’s deep experience in global markets allows America II to provide superior service and a wide array of solutions to its customers around the world.

To learn more, contact America II Electronics at (800) 767-2637 or visit

About Orion Fans:

Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics, Inc. is an ISO9001/2008 global manufacturer of standard and custom AC and DC fans, fan accessories, fan trays, and blowers. Established in 1995, Orion Fans supplies quality-engineered and competitively-priced cooling products and assemblies to OEMs worldwide. The company has engineering and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

About America II Electronics:

Established in 1989, America II Electronics, Inc. is a global leader in component distribution. The company stocks more than four billion components, making it one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components. Through its franchise and direct distribution lines, America II serves as a primary partner for all OEM and EMS customers. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida and with offices in the UK, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore and Mexico, the company also provides value-added services and inventory solutions from its ISO 9001:2008 and ESD-certified 420,000 square foot North American distribution facility.


Anton Wurr, Marketing Director
America II Electronics


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