Hillsboro, Ore.--March 12, 1998--Triquint Semiconductor, Inc. (Hillsboro, Ore.) announced that it has signed sales representation and distribution agreements with the Memec (Asia Pacific) Ltd., based in Hong Kong. Memec is a subsidiary of Veba AG, as is Insight Electronics of San Diego, Calif., which is one of Triquint's North American distributors.
Triquint 's RF, mmWave, analog and mixed-signal gallium arsenide (GaAs) integrated circuits will be sold by Memec's Unique Division in the countries of South Korea, Taiwan, Peoples Republic of China, and Hong Kong, while the Memec Asia Pacific organization will cover Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
Triquint chose Memec because of its extensive infrastructure in Asia (including five branches in China), and its central warehouse in Hong Kong. Triquint and Memec also share the philosophy of limited lines, strong applications engineering in support of product design-ins, and a synergistic line card.
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