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FREMONT, CA, August 27, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Fremont Micro Devices USA Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of Serial EEPROM and energy efficient power management integrated circuits, today announced that Alkon has been named to represent their Integrated Circuit product line in Russia. This addition to the FMD sales network continues to affirm its strategic initiative of providing customers with local design and engineering support, and easy access to their broad offering of semiconductor solutions.
Under the terms of the agreements, Alkon is an Authorized Distributor with a franchise to sell and support Fremont Micro Devices non-volatile memory and the power management product portfolio of linear and switching regulators, AC/DC controllers and LED driver solutions to OEM's in a wide range of industrial, commercial and consumer markets. Alkon is headquartered in St. Petersburg and has design centers in Kursk and Novosibirsk plus warehouse facilities in Moscow, Helsinki, Guangzhou and Shanghai China.
"We are pleased to add a broad line distributor of electronic components to our Russia sales network. Alkon was founded in 1993 and has grown to be a Top 10 Distributor in Russia. They have a large customer base of over ten thousand accounts. Their business mix is forty one percent semiconductor and thirty two percent passive components and they are ISO 9001 certified," said Jim Panfil, Vice President of Sales at Fremont Micro Devices USA. "Alkon has a focus on Industrial, Security, Measurement and Automotive Markets. They were chosen as our Distributor because they have experience in providing the design assistance and technical expertise needed by customers," he added.
Headquartered in Fremont, CA, Fremont Micro Devices USA, Inc. (www.fremontmicrousa.com) Fremont Micro Devices is a semiconductor supplier and integrated circuit design house. It has quickly become a leader in non-volatile memory products and high efficiency power management solutions. FMD was founded in Fremont, California in 2003 and its products are offered through a global network of sales representatives and distributors in Europe, North America and Asia. FMD recently announced the cumulative shipment of two (2) Billion Serial EEPROM IC's. The key members of the management team have extensive product development, design, finance and sales experience with leading Silicon Valley semiconductor companies.
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