United Monolithic Semiconductors, a European leader in microwave and millimeter-wave MMIC solutions, announces the opening of a new design and customer support center in the US. Based in the New England area, this will be operational in January 2009, and will contribute to the expansion of UMS's offer with components operating from DC to 100 GHz, addressing the telecommunication infrastructure, SATCOM, automotive, defense & space, instrumentation and industrial market sectors. Additionally, UMS will use this US Center to provide its US customers with a high level of technical support and a fast response to enquiries on existing products and new custom designs.