Arrow Electronics announces distribution agreement with Microchip Technology

By: Steve Tuesday August 7, 2012 0 comments Tags: Arrow Electronics, Colorado, Englewood, Jeff Eastman, Microchip Technology, Mitch Little

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ENGLEWOOD - Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has reached a global distribution agreement with Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) that allows Microchip Technology's broad range of embedded semiconductors and solutions to be made available through Arrow's components portfolio, Arrow announced.

Microchip's offerings will also be available through Nu Horizons Electronics, an Arrow company.

The 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 line card," said Jeff Eastman, Arrow's 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," 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."

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