Nijkerk Electronics was founded in Amsterdam in 1959 as a distributor of electronic components with subsidiaries in The Netherlands and Belgium. As one of the last independent companies of its kind Nijkerk Electronics succeeded in developing herself as one of the most im portant suppliers of semiconductors, passive com ponents, opto electro nics and modules. During the past 5 decades Nijkerk Electronics has invested strategically in state-of-the-art software and computer technology, as well as in-house engineering know- how, to optimize its role as a leading value added distributor of electronic components. Nijkerk Electronics strives to be an independent distributor in the Benelux for optical, low power and high power electronic components. In doing so, she wants to be the best supplier for her customers in their market segment by providing the best choice of suppliers in each major group, in terms of reliability and involvement of its employees and leading the way in innovation.