Symmetry Electronics Signs Deal to Distribute Trinamic Motion Control Devices

Jul 24, 2007
Hawthorne, CA, July 24, 2007 – Symmetry Electronics, the growing leader in design-oriented electronic component distribution, announced today that it has signed an agreement to add Trinamic, a leading manufacturer of motor control IC solutions, to its growing list of suppliers. Under the terms of the agreement, Symmetry Electronics is authorized to market and promote Trinamic’s stepper motor and motion control solutions throughout the Americas and China, as well as worldwide through its award-winning eCommerce site, “With Trinamic’s highly integrated motion control and driver ICs, we’re pleased to be able to offer our customers a complete solution for their motion control needs,” said Priscilla McConnell, VP of Marketing for Symmetry Electronics. “Their extensive understanding and experience with stepper motors and motion control ICs puts Trinamic at the forefront of mechatronics engineering.” Trinamic has established itself as a leader in its industry for its expertise in understanding specific requirements of motors as well as IC design. “Trinamic's technology is 100% application driven,” annotated Claus Rohde, associate responsible for strategic business development at Trinamic. “Therefore, we instantly liked Symmetry's application oriented view of distribution and we are positive that they are the right partner to grow our business in the most exciting of markets. This contract is a big step forward for Trinamic.” An entire system can be built with an off-the-shelf 8-bit microcontroller connected via an SPI, I2C or parallel interface. Solutions from Trinamic offer unique features, such as StallGuard, and set new standards in the price/performance ratio. For customers looking for a low volume solution, Trinamic also offers complete modules, including all necessary hardware and software for specific motor control requirements. About Trinamic Trinamic Motion Control GmbH & Co. KG, based in Hamburg-St. Pauli, develops and provides integrated circuits, modules and systems for cost-sensitive embedded motion control applications, particularly for electronic commutated motors like stepper motors, BLDC motors and piezoelectric actuators. Trinamic products are especially used in the biotech, medical, lab automation, industrial automation, consumer and automotive markets. For more information on Trinamic, please visit 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 Contacts: Richard Judy 310-643-3470 Symmetry Electronics Claus Rohde +49 177 208 2058 Trinamic Motion Control
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