Avnet Memec, austriamicrosystems Ink North American Distribution Pact

April 29, 2008 by Jeff Shepard

Avnet Memec a specialty semiconductor division of Avnet Electronics Marketing – an operating group of Avnet, Inc. – and austriamicrosystems have inked a North American distribution agreement.

As a global designer and manufacturer, austriamicrosystems develops and produces standard analog semiconductors for industrial, medical, communications and automotive applications. Together, austriamicrosystems and Avnet Memec state that they will deliver the full line of austriamicrosystems’ high performance analog solutions to customers throughout the United States.

"We are excited to partner with Avnet Memec, given their leadership in service and support, excellent market access and dynamic sales approach," commented David Olson, Director ofSales, Americas, at austriamicrosystems. "We will utilize Avnet Memec’s solutions expertise to promote our lines and drive sales growth at a broad spectrum of customers in North America."

"austriamicrosystems offers a unique line of high performance standard product solutions that are a strong complement to the Avnet Memec line card," said Phil Sansone, Senior Vice President of Avnet Memec. "Together we will deliver cutting-edge products that translate to faster time to market for today’s designers and engineers."