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Richardson RFPD Press Release - December 14, 2011
Richardson RFPD and RECOM Power Team-Up for Global Distribution
- Agreement includes DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules for energy and power markets.
December 14, 2011 – LaFox, Illinois: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today it has entered into a global
distribution agreement with RECOM Power, Inc., a leading provider of DC/DC and AC/DC converter modules, switching
regulators, and constant current LED drivers. A high-quality manufacturer for more than 35 years, RECOM's DC/DC
converter modules are used by power electronics design engineers around the world.
“With this agreement, we
continue to expand our global reach with a distributor that is committed to the OEM design-in process in all
energy and power markets,” said Christoph Wolf, RECOM Power Senior Executive Vice-President. “The field sales
engineers at Richardson RFPD are considered to be among the best in the industry, with a key focus on high power
electronics applications. Richardson RFPD has a reputation for in-depth application knowledge, full design
support, and a bias toward action on behalf of their customers.”
Over the past two decades, it has become
common practice for OEMs to purchase DC/DC converters as a finished module, instead of designing each converter
circuit themselves. This trend also applies to all segments of the electronics industry, including industrial
automation, transportation engineering, telecommunications, data technology, measurement technology, and medical
Kevin Connor, Richardson RFPD vice president of the Energy, Power & Interconnect responded:
“Recently, our customers started requesting additional help with DC/DC converters, LED driver modules, and other
key building block solutions for high-power inverter applications. We sought a key addition to our already
substantial product offering in order to best meet these needs.” Connor further added, “RECOM's dedication to
design excellence, product availability and quality manufacturing fills an important gap, improving time-to-market
and increasing system performance and reliability for our OEM customers.”
Richardson RFPD's worldwide field
sales engineering teams are now assisting circuit designers in integrating RECOM converter modules into inverter
designs. For technical information or to buy RECOM products, please
visit the RECOM storefront on the Richardson RFPD website.
About Richardson RFPD, Inc.
Richardson RFPD, Inc., an Arrow Electronics company, is a global
leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. Relationships with
the industry's top component suppliers enable Richardson RFPD to meet the total engineering needs of each
customer. Whether it's designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD's worldwide design
centers and technical sales team provide support for all aspects of customers' go-to-market strategy, from
prototype to production. More information is available online at
RECOM POWER, Inc.
At RECOM, customer satisfaction and commitment to quality are our top
priorities. The company continues to invest in product development, in an advanced quality system (which includes
a key quality assurance lab), and in expanding the scope of worldwide distribution. RECOM provides one of the
largest selections of converter modules on the market, including DC/DC and AC/DC converters with output power from
less than 1 watt up to 60 watts, in addition to a broad range of switching regulators and LED drivers.
For details, contact:
Richardson RFPD, Inc.
40W267 Keslinger Road
P.O. Box 307
LaFox, Illinois 60147-0307