Murata Expands North American Distribution Agreement with Arrow Electronics

November 07, 2010 by Jeff Shepard

Murata Electronics North America announced that it has expanded its distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc. to include the company’s offering of power solutions, with a focus on products for the industrial, medical and solid-state lighting markets. This arrangement builds on a long-standing relationship and harnesses both companies’ expertise in delivering solutions for established and emerging sectors alike.

"At Murata, we continue exploring ways of differentiating and growing our channel partnerships. Arrow has shown a willingness to participate in various initiatives to expand our technologies into focused markets and applications," stated Tony Coalson, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Murata Electronics North America. "We believe expanding the portfolio to include Murata Power Products will be mutually beneficial given Arrow Electronics’ broad penetration of the North American market and for its dedicated team of sales engineers committed to supporting value-added power solutions."

"Murata brings innovative power products for the industrial, medical and lighting markets, enabling Arrow to provide complete solutions to customers and help accelerate the product development process," said Robert Hanley, Vice President Supplier Marketing and Asset for Arrow Electronics. "Through this agreement, we can offer a greater range of support to the power supply community, while enhancing our product design and build-on-demand services for a wide range of applications."