News | February 4, 2014

MACOM Distribution Agreement Strengthens Digi-Key's RF, Microwave And Millimeterwave Portfolio

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINNESOTA, USA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM), a market innovator offering one of the widest and most reliable RF, microwave and millimeterwave offerings in the industry.

Mark Zack, Vice President, Global Semiconductor Product, Digi-Key Corporation (Photo: Digi-Key Corpo ...

Mark Zack, Vice President, Global Semiconductor Product, Digi-Key Corporation (Photo: Digi-Key Corporation)

Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including satellite, radar, wired and wireless networks, CATV, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. The company designs and manufactures standard and custom devices, integrated circuits, components, modules, and sub-systems for customers who demand high performance, quality, and reliability.

“Wireless technology is finding more and more inroads into our daily lives,” said Mark Zack, Vice President, Global Semiconductor product at Digi-Key. “As more and more designers look to implement wireless technologies into their products, MACOM’s robust, reliable product offering and long-standing technology legacy will improve Digi-Key’s ability to continue removing barriers to entry into the wireless space and provide tremendous value for our customers around the world.”

MACOM possess a broad portfolio of over 3000 products, which include industry-leading diodes, GaAs MMICs, silicon and gallium nitride transistors, and components that enable next-generation internet and modern battlefield applications. These products cover frequencies ranging from DC to 110 GHz.

“This agreement aligns perfectly with MACOM’s renewed focus on our core catalog products. Digi-Key is recognized by design engineers worldwide for its exceptional service, and this partnership will allow us to leverage their broad customer reach,” said Jack Kennedy, Vice President, Global Sales at MACOM. "Having Digi-Key as an authorized global distributor offers MACOM the opportunity to address our customers’ needs by rapidly getting product into their hands for critical design cycles, thereby enabling improved time to market."

ABOUT MACOM

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (www.macom.com) is a leading supplier of high performance analog RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including high speed optical, satellite, radar, wired & wireless networks, CATV, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. A pillar of the semiconductor industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers' most complex problems, serving as a true partner for applications ranging from RF to Light.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

MACOM, M/A-COM, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, M/A-COM Tech, Partners in RF & Microwave, Partners from RF to Light, The First Name in Microwave and related logos are trademarks of MACOM. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.

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