SANTA CLARA, Calif. & PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dialog
Semiconductor plc (FWB:DLG),
a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power
conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth(R) low energy
technology, today announced that it has expanded its current
distribution agreement with Avnet,
Inc. (NYSE: AVT),
a leading global technology distributor, to include the Americas, EMEA,
and Japan regions. Dialog Semiconductor had previously franchised Avnet
Effective immediately, Avnet will distribute Dialog's complete portfolio
of semiconductor standard products worldwide. The expanded agreement
will deepen Dialog's global market penetration of its power-saving
standard products technology portfolio including SmartBond(TM) Bluetooth
low energy SOC's, power management ICs (PMIC) and RapidCharge(TM) AC/DC
power conversion solutions.
"Avnet is committed to bringing new, sustainable and connected products
and services to our customers around the world," said Lynn Torrel,
Senior Vice President, Semiconductor Business Development, Worldwide at
Avnet. "Adding Dialog Semiconductor's diverse power management and
connectivity solutions portfolio and in-depth mobile application
expertise to our ever-expanding suite of IoT-enabling products and
services in the Americas and EMEA, in addition to Asia, will give our
customers even greater options for bringing differentiated,
power-friendly connected products to the market more quickly and cost
"By collaborating with Avnet, the worldwide leader in semiconductor
distribution, Dialog is dramatically increasing the exposure of our
innovative mixed-signal products to a much broader set of customers,"
said Tom Sandoval, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales at Dialog.
"Avnet's sales and expert technical support will enable us to capture
business in fast growing and emerging markets, aligning with Dialog's
commitment to continued growth."
For more information on Dialog Semiconductor products available through
Avnet, click here.
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Dialog, the Dialog logo, RapidCharge and SmartBond are trademarks of
Dialog Semiconductor plc or its subsidiaries. All other product or
service names are the property of their respective owners. (c) Copyright
2016 Dialog Semiconductor. All rights reserved.
About Dialog Semiconductor
Dialog Semiconductor provides highly integrated standard (ASSP) and
custom (ASIC) mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), optimized for
smartphone, computing, IoT, LED Solid State Lighting (SSL) and smart
home applications. Dialog's power saving technologies including DC-DC
configurable system power management deliver high efficiency and enhance
the consumer's user experience by extending battery lifetime and
enabling faster charging of their portable devices. Its technology
portfolio also includes audio, Bluetooth(R) low energy, Rapid Charge(TM)
AC/DC power conversion and multi- touch.
Dialog Semiconductor plc is headquartered in London. In 2015, it had
approximately $1.35 billion in revenue and was one of the fastest
growing European public semiconductor companies. The company is listed
on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock exchange (Regulated Market, Prime
Standard, ISIN GB0059822006) and is a member of the German TecDax index.
About Avnet, Inc.
From components to cloud and design to disposal, Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT)
accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology
globally by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative
products, services and solutions. Avnet is a Fortune 500 company with
revenues of $27.9 billion for the fiscal year 2015. For more
information, visit www.avnet.com.
End of Media Release
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Heidi Elliott, 480-643-7584
Director, Marketing Programs
Avnet Electronics Marketing