Morgan Hill, CA and San Jose, CA - April 1, 2008 - Anritsu Company and RFMW, Ltd. today announce an Americas distribution agreement effective April 1, 2008. Under terms of the agreement, RFMW will market and sell Anritsu's high-performance, high-frequency coaxial connectors and components used in communications and test instrument applications.
RFMW, Ltd. is a specialized distributor that provides customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as customer-specific component-engineering support. Anritsu is a leader in the design and production of precision microwave components. Anritsu created and trademarked the V and K connectors and continues to develop innovative connector products. In addition, Anritsu manufactures assemblies and components to meet specific customer requirements.
"RFMW's familiarity with our targeted RF/microwave customer base enables them to recognize opportunities for Anritsu and provide expert level support to our customers throughout the design process. RFMW is uniquely capable of providing the expertise and resources necessary to cover our wide range of customers from small developmental groups to OEMs and contract manufacturers," said Larry Davis, Anritsu Government and General Industry National Sales Manager.
According to Joel Levine, president of RFMW, Ltd., "Teaming with Anritsu now allows us to offer our customers the world's best RF/microwave coaxial K and V connectors, attenuators, terminations, adapters, dc blocks, bias tees, dividers, splitters and other components for use in commercial, military, and test lab applications from dc-65 GHz."
Anritsu's focus on components for test and measurement and communications applications matches perfectly with RFMW's focus on serving customers in diverse markets who require a wide range of RF/microwave components.
"Our immediate goals are to expand Anritsu 'design in' opportunities using RFMW's high-level of customer support, and to provide expanded customer support to Anritsu current customers," said Davis.
In addition to RF and microwave components, Anritsu offers a wide range of high-speed active and passive devices designed to meet the electrical requirements of next-generation optical network communications.