Richardson and StarPower sign Distribution Agreement

July 07, 2015 by Jeff Shepard

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. announced today a new distribution agreement with StarPower Europe AG, a power module company headquartered in Jiaxing, China. This global agreement supports the expansion of StarPower's products to new customers and opportunities outside of China as the demand and applications for power modules continue to grow. Founded in 2005, StarPower designs and manufactures IGBT, MOSFET, IPM, FRD, and rectifier modules, as well as customized modules, for inverter, welding machine, inductive heating, UPS, EV, and solar/wind power applications from 0.5kW to more than 1MW. The continuing growing demand for higher energy efficiency and green energy generation present an ideal environment for StarPower modules.

“StarPower designs unique and optimized power modules with low loss and high conversion efficiency for power applications in the inverter, wind, solar, welding, traction/EV and UPS markets,” said Greg Peloquin, Executive Vice President of Richardson Electronics Power & Microwave Technologies group. “Their innovative technologies align perfectly with our highly technical sales team and our ability to identify the right customers and design opportunities for this product line.”

“Richardson Electronics is a perfect partner for our products and applications focus,” responded Mr. Peter Frey, Managing Director. “Their worldwide presence, technical expertise throughout the entire design cycle, and outstanding reputation for launching the newest products and latest technologies to the global marketplace will help us reach new customers and effectively take advantage of the increased opportunities for power module applications.”