Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that Microchip
Technology Inc.’s (NASDAQ: MCHP) broad range of embedded semiconductors
and solutions is now available through Arrow’s components portfolio,
under a global distribution agreement between the companies. Microchip’s
offerings will also be available through Nu Horizons Electronics, an
This agreement includes Microchip’s complete line of 8-bit, 16-bit and
32-bit PIC® microcontrollers, analog and interface
semiconductors, wireless solutions, and memory devices, along with
related development tools.
Arrow is also a principal distributor for SMSC products that was
recently acquired by Microchip.
“Microchip is a recognized brand with solid customer loyalty, and is a
strong addition to our global linecard,” said Jeff Eastman, senior vice
president of global supplier marketing and asset management.
“Microchip’s resources aid in almost every aspect of a customer’s
design, from concept to production.”
“Arrow is a premier distributor, with full-service operations around the
globe to assist with Microchip-based designs. And Arrow is already
franchised with SMSC products,” said Mitch Little, Microchip’s vice
president of worldwide sales and applications. “This partnership is an
important part of our ongoing efforts to make it easier for customers to
create successful end products.”
About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com)
is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial
and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing
solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than
120,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and
commercial customers through a global network of more than 390 locations
in 53 countries.
About Microchip Technology
Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of
microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk
product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market
for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered
in Chandler, Ariz., Microchip offers outstanding technical support along
with dependable delivery and quality. For more information, visit the
Microchip website at http://www.microchip.com.
Note: The Microchip name and logo, and PIC are registered
trademarks of Microchip Technology Incorporated in the U.S.A. and other
countries. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property
of their respective companies.