Richardson Electronics and Anaren Sign Global Distribution Agreement

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LaFox, IL, Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) announced today a new global distribution agreement with Anaren, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and seller of custom high-frequency solutions and standard components for the wireless communications, space and defense electronics, wireless consumer electronics, and IoT markets. The agreement aligns with both companies’ commitment to finding innovative ways to create and provide solutions for customers.

 

Anaren was founded in 1967 as a supplier of microwave components and subassemblies to the defense electronics market. Today it is a major innovator of standard products and custom microwave and RF technology, with four facilities worldwide.

 

Founded in 1947, Richardson Electronics is a global channel partner for RF and microwave components, power electronics, and world-class electron devices.

 

“Anaren’s products combine innovative engineering, design, materials processing, and world-class volume manufacturing,” said Greg Peloquin, Executive Vice President of Richardson Electronics’ Power & Microwave Technologies group. “We are excited to bring its core competency in high-frequency electronics, proprietary materials and processes, and resulting industry-leading performance to our customers around the world.”

 

“Richardson Electronics’ established global infrastructure and its dedication to providing solutions and adding value through design-in support make them an important partner,” stated HP Ostergaard, Wireless Special Projects – Business Development Manager of Anaren. “We are looking forward to working with their specialized technical team.”

 

About Richardson Electronics, Ltd.

For nearly 70 years, Richardson Electronics has been your industry-leading global provider of engineered solutions, RF & microwave and power products. With the launch of the Power & Microwave Technologies group, we continue this legacy and complement it with new products from the world’s most innovative technology partners. Richardson Electronics’ Power & Microwave Technologies group focuses on what we do best: identify and design disruptive technologies, introduce new products on a global basis, develop solutions for our customers, and provide exceptional worldwide support. As a global company, we provide solutions and add value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair—all through our existing global infrastructure. More information is available at www.rellpower.com.

 

Richardson Electronics common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol RELL.

 

About Anaren

Anaren, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells custom high-frequency solutions and standard components for the wireless communications, space and defense electronics, wireless consumer electronics, and IoT markets. Additional information can be found on the company’s website: www.anaren.com.