Nu Horizons Electronics Announces Global Distributor Agreement with ON Semiconductor

April 10, 2007 by Jeff Shepard

Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. announced that it has entered an agreement for the global distribution of ON Semiconductor’s entire portfolio of power semiconductor solutions.

"ON Semiconductor is a leading global supplier of performance power solutions whose strong legacy of high quality semiconductor products dramatically strengthens our technology and product portfolio," said Dave Bowers, President of Nu Horizons’ Distribution Division. "Their attention to design-enhanced technology will provide our customers with time-to-market advantages and optimal design support. We couldn’t be more pleased to become their distribution partner."

ON Semiconductor is a supplier of component solutions for the power supply, computer, consumer, portable, wireless, automotive and industrial markets. With a portfolio of more than 15,000 products, the company offers a broad range of solutions for efficient power management and power distribution, effective circuit protection, and precise clock generation and distribution, as well as a comprehensive portfolio of standard components.

"ON Semiconductor remains focused on demand creation around our growing portfolio of new products in both the vertical and horizontal markets," said Bob Mahoney, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ON Semiconductor. "Demand creation supported by strong technical field resources is a core competency of Nu Horizons. This makes them a good fit with ON Semiconductor’s growth strategy and a complementary addition to our global distribution network."

Nu Horizons provides demand creation and logistics, offering customers service and support capabilities from design through manufacturing. The company’s design focus provides ON Semiconductor with field technical resources to promote its expanding portfolio of technology products. In addition, Nu Horizons’ single-platform global-infrastructure is uniquely positioned to provide the flexibility desired by customers to support their complex manufacturing requirements.