Symmetry Electronics Signs Deal to Distribute Advanced Power Electronics Corporation's Full Line of Products

Feb 17, 2009
Hawthorne, California, February 17, 2009 - Symmetry Electronics, a leader in design-oriented electronic component distribution, announced today that it has signed an agreement to add MOSFETs, IGBTs, and Power Management ICs from Advanced Power Electronics Corporation USA. Under the terms of the agreement, Symmetry Electronics is authorized to promote and sell the entire portfolio of products throughout North and South America and Europe, as well as globally on its award-winning e-commerce website "We're pleased to have access to Advanced Power Electronics Corp.'s lineup of products to address the power needs of our customer base" says Clancy Barham, Symmetry's Director of Business Development. "Their higher power products perfectly compliment our current product offering and allow us to address applications we haven’t been able to service previously." "We have been looking to expand our distribution network with partners offering high-value full-service for our growing customer base. The design-oriented focus of Symmetry and their ability to provide an excellent e-commerce interface further enhances our support for both demand creation and fulfillment in the power semiconductor market" states Ralph Waggitt, President of Advanced Power Electronics Corporation USA. About Advanced Power Electronics Corporation Established in Taiwan in 1998, Advanced Power Electronics Corporation has become a leading supplier of MOS power discretes and I discretes and ICs which enable cost-effective efficient solutions for new and existing power applications. It was ranked as one of the world’s top fifteen power transistor suppliers by iSuppli. In the Americas and EMEA regions, the business is managed through its subsidiary, Advanced Power Electronics Corporation USA. For more information, contact the company at +1(408) 717-4231 or visit the company's Web site at About Symmetry Electronics Founded in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a global supplier-authorized electronics distributor, providing value-added distribution of technology products, solutions and services to industrial and commercial markets. Symmetry serves its extensive customer base with 15 offices worldwide. Symmetry Electronics is ISO 9001:2000 certified and offers electronic components and display solutions for a variety of customers across the globe. For more information on Symmetry Electronics or to view their complete line card, visit Press Contact:

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