Avnet Announces Agreement with TriQuint

January 13, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Avnet Electronics' (Phoenix, AZ) Marketing RF and Microwave division has signed a North American distribution agreement with TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. (Hillsboro, OR). TriQuint's expertise is in design and mass production of high-performance GaAs and silicon germanium ICs for communications applications. Targeted markets include wireless phones, base stations, optical networks and broadband and microwave with a specific focus on RF, analog and mixed-signal applications.

Brian Balut, Office of the President, Module Products and Worldwide Sales and corporate vice president of TriQuint, stated, "TriQuint is focused on offering compound semiconductor component and integrated module products that will offer our customers improved system performance or lower system cost. Our relationship with Avnet Electronics Marketing's RF and Microwave division will enable us to extend the reach of our products while supporting our customers with the technical sales and applications support that they deserve."