Laird Technologies strengthens Avnet Memec’s presence in the RF and wireless market across Europe

Avnet Memec, the highly specialised semiconductor distributor of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, announced today that it has signed a pan-European distribution agreement with Laird Technologies. Under the terms of this agreement, Avnet Memec will distribute Laird Technologies’ wireless M2M and telematics solutions including ZigBee®, Bluetooth®, WiFi and proprietary radio modules. The agreement will be effective immediately.

Laird Technologies is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, mechanical actuation systems, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and systems.

The recent acquisition of Spectre Communications Limited strengthened Avnet Memec’s market position as the RF and wireless specialist across Europe, and this agreement builds on that foundation.

Jon Ellis, vice president Technical Marketing Avnet Memec, said: “Laird Technologies has proven expertise and understands how to define and design wireless solutions which match specific market needs. This, together with expertise of the Avnet Memec Wireless team, will bring value to our customers’ designs.”

“Avnet Memec is a strong player in the RF and wireless market and their breadth of product offerings will help Laird Technologies in bringing our leading edge products to customers throughout EMEA,” added Carl Baker, sales director Laird Technologies.tor Laird Technologies.

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