RFMW Ltd. and NXP Semiconductors announced a distribution agreement for the Americas. NXP is a manufacturer of high performance RF and microwave semiconductors. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.

According to the agreement, RFMW will distribute NXP's broad portfolio of RF and microwave products including RF wideband transistors, RF power transistors, RF small signal FETs, RF diodes and RF amplifiers.

"We are excited about our new relationship with RFMW," said Pierre Laboisse, Vice President, worldwide distribution for NXP. "NXP understands the complexities of RF design and offers RF products that deliver advanced performance and simplify design. With this agreement it will be easier for customers to find RF solutions that fit their particular requirements."

John Croteau, Vice President Analog Mixed Signal, NXP Semiconductors, is convinced that, "RFMW's component engineering and product management skills will allow RFMW to engage customers early in the design process. They also have the resources, experience and extensive market knowledge to expand our coverage over the full range of our customer base."

According to Joel Levine, President of RFMW Ltd., "Teaming with NXP allows us to offer customers more of the world's best RF/microwave semiconductors. NXP has a long history of being the world's premier, broad based supplier for these application areas and NXP's RF products match perfectly with RFMW's focus on serving customers, in diverse markets, who require a wide range of RF/microwave components. Our immediate goal is not only to expand NXP's military and commercial design in opportunities, but also to provide a high level of customer support to NXP's current customers."