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Avnet Opens CenterPoint Value-Added Services Center in Ohio

New facility offers full IT lifecycle services under one roof. By ChannelPro

Technology distributor, Avnet Inc.,  has opened its largest IT services facility in the Columbus, Ohio, area. The new CenterPoint Value-Added Services Center is a 580,000-square-foot facility that provides complete IT lifecycle services in one location. The all-in-one services model brings together engineering, integration, installation, logistics, fulfillment, repair, recycling, remarketing, call center, and maintenance services. CenterPoint provides services for original equipment manufacturers, system integrators, and VAR partners.

“Lifecycle services present a terrific opportunity for our customers to grow their businesses because they maximize the potential of IT by creating complete end-to-end business solutions,” says Mike Hurst, senior vice president of Avnet Services. “By developing a facility to house all of our lifecycle services under one roof, we’ve created a collaborative services environment that will help our customers reduce complexity, decrease costs and time to market, enhance their offerings, expand into markets, and improve customer satisfaction. “

The new facility in the Columbus area is one of five Avnet centers specializing in lifecycle solutions, with the others being located in Georgia, Texas, Netherlands, and Singapore. 

For more information about Avnet’s lifecycle and services capabilities, visit

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