COLUMBUS, Ohio and PHOENIX — Furthering its commitment to provide industry-leading services to its customers, global technology distributor Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), based in Phoenix, today announced the grand opening of its largest IT services facility worldwide in the Columbus, Ohio, area – the CenterPoint Value-Added Services Center. The 580,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility provides complete IT lifecycle services in one location. Unique within the industry, 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 (OEM), system integrators (SI) and value-added reseller (VAR) partners.
CenterPoint spans the equivalent of about 123 basketball courts or 10 football fields. Its grand opening celebration event will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The invitation-only event at the facility will feature Avnet executives and local government dignitaries.