CDS Partners with Astute Electronics with Military and Aerospace Display Solutions

We have partnered with Astute Electronics to help design in, specify and support the Astute technical sales and support teams. Particularly in the military and aerospace sectors with the latest displays, touchscreens, technologies including bespoke customised monitors and solutions including the example in the video animation below.

Astute Electronics has grown over three decades and is a global business across all continents and is one of the world’s most knowledgeable, quality-driven experts in franchised ‘Hi-Rel’ electronics distribution, global procurement, and supply-chain management.

Astute offers a more technically focussed, integrated partnership that delivers smarter outcomes for their customers and now in partnership with us, our solutions are now being added to their offerings. Trusted by many of the world’s largest, most respected defence companies, OEMs and electronics manufacturers, Astute focuses on their everyday requirements for traceable electronic components, design-in support, parts procurement, and integrated logistics.

Astute Key services:

  • Franchised & traceable electronics global sourcing
  • Specialist in connector, semiconductor, passives, electromechanical and power technologies
  • Commodities procurement & bespoke handling
  • Component engineering & technical support across franchises
  • Managed supply-chains, vendor reduction, 3PL & kitting
  • Anti-counterfeit electronic component testing, mitigation & de-risking
  • Obsolescence management & through-life support

Astute Company Profile:

  • Established 1989
  • Headquartered in United Kingdom
  • Subsidiary offices in Germany, Australia, China, and USA; representatives in Israel and Turkey
  • Sales support across five continents
  • More than 170 staff worldwide
  • In-house counterfeit test laboratories in both the UK and USA
  • Highly accredited: certified to AS6081, AS9120A, SC21 Silver
  • Mil-Aero ‘specialist’ franchised distributor

Professional partnership for the future

CDS’s Managing Director Chris Bartram said, “we are enormously proud to have started working with the Astute team who like us are a focused dedicated professional team in their own specialist areas, who add real value to their customers including the large defence primes.  There is a clear synergy between our two companies both adding value to the end customer and we expect the business to grow between the two companies as Astute tap into CDS’s displays expertise including its custom solution experience which is critical in many MilAero applications and projects. The CDS team is incredibly positive about this partnership moving forward.”

Astute Electronics Ltd

Astute Electronics Ltd is a highly accredited franchised electronics distributor and procurement specialist, serving the world’s leading OEM and EMS companies with global product sourcing and traceability, electronic product design, logistics & supply-chain management as well as product obsolescence management.

Address: Astute House, Rutherford CIose, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 2EF

Contact Number – +44(0)1438 909922

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