Altron Arrow is the leading distributor of electronic components in Sub-Saharan Africa. Altron Arrow is a 50/50 joint venture partnership (established 1998) between Altron Ltd, South Africa’s JSE listed premier multi-billion Rand Information and Communication Technology group and Arrow Electronics Inc. a 30 billion US dollar Fortune 120 Company that is a NYSE listed global distribution giant of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. 

Altron Arrow’s incredibly broad portfolio brings a unique vantage over the entire technology landscape to every conversation with every customer as we help them design, source, build and launch products that improve the quality of life for people and make the benefits of innovation more accessible to all.



Altron Arrow has a 4000 square meter warehouse in Jet Park, Johannesburg.  The facility is equipped with a locally developed warehouse management system utilising real time bar code driven processing via radio frequency (RF) scanning.  The facility is equipped specifically for the storage and handling of electronic components.  To this end static electricity discharge and moisture protection measures have been implemented to the relevant international standards.

The company is committed to excellence in distribution performance and customer service.  With long standing relationships with leading international manufacturers of electronic components and modules, Altron Arrow is favourably positioned to provide the African market with the world’s most sought after components at highly competitive prices.




Altron Arrow​ have access to over 140 different Electronic Component Suppliers in South Africa and more than 600 through Arrow Europe.

We have access to over 32,000 line items at our Johannesburg warehouse and almost 1Miliion product lines available through Arrow Electronics EMEA warehouse based in Venlo, Netherlands.

Altron Arrow provides the following benefits among others:

  • Single point of contact account management
  • Professional Engineering design support
  • A national presence with offices in JHB, KZN and Western Cape
  • The most extensive product range in the market
  • Local warehousing and support
  • Two shipments per week from the EMEA warehouse
  • Door to door courier service delivery
  • Flexible payment terms
  • An online sales and research portal.


Altron Arrow’s IoT offerings are built on the Sensor to Sunset™ framework. Our mission is to guide organizations across the full IoT ecosystem – from creating and connecting sensors and devices, to analysing and maintaining those devices and the data they produce, to providing sustainable and secure end-of-lifecycle options for the hardware.


Altron Arrow’s A.I.S. (Arrow Intelligent Systems) business guides the development of powerful, practical and complete IT solutions by combining technologies to address specific business needs. From cloud and data intelligence to security and IoT, Altron Arrow brings innovative solutions to market through intelligent channels to deliver the modern enterprise.

Aerospace and Defence

The workings of the bicycle made way for the first flying machine. A spaceship was built on the ground piece by piece before a man could walk on the moon.

As your Aerospace and Defence partner ,we will provide the benefits of more than 15 years of experience serving hundreds of aerospace and defence customers with the components and finished goods they need to take flight. Our extensive line card features military qualified and commercial off-the-shelf products from the industry’s top manufacturers.

Supply Chain Solutions

Altron Arrow handle global supply chain and logistics for customers, using our decades of expertise, global network of suppliers and our proven efficient processes. Customers can focus on developing world-class technology solutions while Altron Arrow manages the full supply chain.


Altron Arrow offers a wide range of batteries and battery accessories from top manufacturers.

Both re-chargeable and non-rechargeable batteries are available in a variety of different chemistries.

These include lead acid , alkaline, nickel-metal hydride, nickel cadmium and lithium ion among others.






Altron Arrow is 9001:2015 certified with processes well documented and structured for compliance.



Transformation is one of Altron’s key focus areas driven by the Group’s top leadership and Altron Arrow is certified as a Level 3 B-BBEE contributor. The company adheres to King Compliance to ensure that good governance is practised.


Talk to us today

Altron Arrow prides itself on having a solution for you, email info@arrow.altech.co.za or call Altron Arrow on: (011) 923-9600 today.