Richardson Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with Peregrine Semiconductor

January 31, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

Richardson Electronics (LaFox, IL) announced the signing of a worldwide distribution agreement with Peregrine Semiconductor (San Diego, CA). Richardson will bring Peregrine's patented Ultra-Thin-Silicon (UTSi) CMOS process technology to a global customer base. Richardson will also stock Peregrine's family of prescalers, mixers, switches and phase-locked loop products.

"Richardson's technical knowledge in the distribution channel and 36 global stocking locations makes our patented UTSi CMOS integrated circuits more accessible to our worldwide customers," stated Dr. Stav Prodromou, president and CEO of Peregrine Semiconductor. "Our partnership with Richardson will give us higher visibility in key markets around the world."