|[March 26, 2014]
Active-Semi® and Digi-Key Corporation Announce Global Distribution Agreement
DALLAS --(Business Wire)--
Active-Semi International, Inc. (www.active-semi.com)
and Digi-Key Corporation, a leading global electronic components
distributor, today announced a global distribution agreement.
Active-Semi provides a breadth of purpose-built analog and mixed signal
power ICs that enable a variety of broad and emerging applications, such
as smartphones, tablets, wearables, automation and embedded motor
control in consumer electronics, commercial and industrial markets.
"We are excited to add Active-Semi to our portfolio," said Mark Zack,
Vice President, Global Semiconductor Product at Digi-Key. "Their keen
focus on offering turnkey solutions with analog power and power
application microcontrollers will provide an excellent opportunity for
our customers to streamline their development cycles."
Active-Semi's portfolio of analog and mixed signal SoCs
(systems-on-chips) are scalable core platforms used in numerous
applications within the embedded digital control systems space. The
company offers Power
Application Controllers™, PMU,
drivers that significantly reduce solution size and cost while
improving system-level reliability. Active-Semi's turnkey solutions
deliver energy-saving power conversion architectures that minimize
energy usage and compress system development cycle-time by greater than
"We anticipate accelerating our global growth with Digi-Key," said Mark
Cieri, Active-Semi's Vice President of Sales and Corporate Marketing.
"Digi-Key's dynamic, internet-based business model and recognized
customer service will make our products more readily available to the
global design community that is increasingly looking for easy-to-access
For more information visit: http://www.active-semi.com/media/press
Founded in 2004 in Silicon Valley and headquartered in Dallas, Texas,
Active-Semi is a rapidly emerging leader in the multi-billion dollar
power management IC and intelligent digital motor drive IC markets. The
company's portfolio of analog and mixed signal SoCs (systems-on-chips)
are scalable core platforms used in charging, powering and embedded
digital control systems for end applications such as industrial,
commercial and consumer equipment. The company offers power application
microcontrollers, DC/DC, AC/DC, PMU and LED drivers that significantly
reduce solution size and cost while improving system-level reliability.
Active-Semi's turnkey solutions deliver energy-saving power conversion
architectures that minimize energy usage and compress system development
cycle-time by greater than 50 percent.
Active-Semi ships about 50 million power ICs per quarter and reached the
"one billion units shipped" milestone in May 2012. The multi-national
company focuses on commercializing industry leading power management IC
solution platforms and has developed broad intellectual property with
over 150 patents granted and pending.
For more information visit: http://active-semi.com
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
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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