Richardson Electronics Selected By Avago Technologies to Distribute Products in Europe

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL), a specialized international distributor of radio frequency (RF) and microwave components, today announced that Avago Technologies has selected Richardson to distribute its wireless products in the European market. Effective immediately, this is an expansion of Avagos existing distribution agreement with Richardson, which previously covered Southeast Asia, Japan, and the entire western hemisphere.

As a specialized Distribution Partner, Richardson will supply Avagos wireless product portfolio to customers throughout Europe. Avago RF/microwave devices provide solutions for all base station, repeater, RF data terminal and handset designs. Benefits include small packages, superb power efficiency and industry-leading performance specifications. Avago products include RFICs, transistors, both Schottky and PIN diodes, and millimeter wave integrated circuits (MMICs).

Avago is putting great focus on the development of RF/microwave solutions for system designers in Europe. The addition of Richardson to our sales distribution in Europe will greatly complement our projected growth for the region, says Steffi Kircher, Avago Technologies Sales Director of Distribution in Europe. Richardsons experienced technical sales team can provide engineered solutions in all markets including Cellular Base Station, WLAN, WiMAX, GPS, ISM, RFID, millimeter wave (mmW) Radio Links, VSAT and Military.

The combination of Avagos broad product offering, together with our world-class design-in, testing and applications support, has proven to be very effective in each part of the world that we have served together to date, said Chris Marshall, Vice President, Wireless and Broadband Communications, for Richardsons RF, Wireless & Power Division. Extending this agreement now gives us additional capabilities to better support our European customers design needs. We look forward to working with Avago in Europe.

To support customers evaluation and design-in of Avago products, Richardson stocks the entire product line as well as Designer Kits which include samples and detailed application notes. Evaluation boards are also available. To view Avago products on Richardsons website please visit

About the RF, Wireless & Power Division (RFPD) of Richardson Electronics, Ltd.

RFPD, a division of Richardson Electronics, LTD. (NASDAQ: RELL), is a global provider of engineered solutions and a global distributor of electronic components to the RF and wireless communications market and the industrial power conversion market. RFPD designs, manufactures and distributes discrete devices, components, and assemblies used in RF and wireless infrastructure communications networks, digital broadcasting, defense, and power conversion. More information is available online at


Richardson Electronics, Ltd.
Chris Marshall, Vice President
Wireless & Broadband Communications
Phone: (630) 208-2525
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