Digi-Key and Fremont Micro Devices sign global distribution agreement
Press release [Friday 9 November 2012]
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Fremont Micro Devices USA, Inc., a global leader and supplier of Serial EEPROM and energy efficient power management integrated circuit products, have signed a global distribution agreement.
"The Fremont Micro Devices EEPROMs hit a sweet spot of the embedded memory space," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key's vice president of global semiconductor product. "This product is a great addition to our expansive offering of electronic components."
FMD is engaged in three areas of non-volatile memory development that support the low density and embedded memory market. FMD's patented UltraEE EEPROM technology delivers the best price performance low density memory in the industry. In the past eight years, FMD has captured a substantial share of the EEPROM market and growth is expected to exceed 40% per year for the next three years. FMD offers standard memory products from 2k to 1024k bit densities and customer specific memory products.
"We are pleased to add Digi-Key as our worldwide distributor of electronic components. They are one of the largest distributors, shipping over 3.4 million orders a year, have a broad product portfolio, and have 40 years of experience serving customer needs," said Alex Woo, president of Fremont Micro Devices USA. "Digi-Key has quickly expanded across the globe and can support our customers' design and production requirements in North America, Europe and Asia. This capability plus the goal of immediate shipment of customer requests for products provides outstanding support."
Fremont Micro Devices EEPROM and Power Management devices are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites (http://www.digikey.com/).