World Micro and GigaDevice Semiconductor, Inc. Sign Distribution Agreement

ATLANTA, GA, United States, via ETELIGIS INC., 04/20/2015 – – Georgia-based electronics distributor, World Micro, Inc., announced today that it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with GigaDevice Semiconductor, Inc. of Beijing, China. The agreement gives World Micro the ability to promote, distribute, and market GigaDevice Semiconductor products worldwide. The newly added franchise line provides a wide range of NOR and NAND flash memory products as well as ARM® Cortex™ M3 based general purpose 32-bit MCUs.

GigaDevice’s mission is to become a world leader in memory technology by providing memory solutions to customers through excellent technology, service, and quality. The GigaDevice leadership team has extensive working experience at famous memory companies in Silicon Valley US, Korea, and Taiwan, with more than 55% of their employees in the R&D segment of the company. GigaDevice embraces the fabless IC design model as it provides access to the newest process technologies without the overwhelming capital investment. GigaDevice produces SPI NOR Flash, SPI NAND Flash, and flash-based 32-bit MCU products for consumer electronics, communication and networking, mobile embedded, and other market segments. All GigaDevice facilities are ISO14001 and ISO9001 certified.

"We are quite excited about the opportunity to promote GigaDevice throughout our customer base and beyond” stated Mike Quarles, World Micro Director of Engineering. “GigaDevice has an impressive offering of SPI flash products, including 8-pin SLC NAND devices up to 4 GB, and an aggressive roadmap to address needs for increased data storage in small footprints.”

“We are pleased to welcome World Micro as a new authorized distributor for GigaDevice products” said Katherine Song, Director of Global Business Development at GigaDevice Semiconductor, Inc. “We have found the World Micro team to be uniquely engaged with engineers worldwide and consistently able to identify new opportunities for GigaDevice.”

About World Micro Components, Inc.:

World Micro, Inc. is a global, aerospace, military, commercial, and medical electronic component and products distributor focused on quality systems. Since 1996, World Micro has helped its customers solve difficult supply chain issues through innovative research, design, sourcing, stocking, procurement, inventory, and management solutions. World Micro, Inc. is privately held with headquarters in Roswell, Georgia, and an Asian distribution hub in Penang, Malaysia. The company’s website is http://www.worldmicro.com and can be followed on Twitter at twitter.com/worldmicro.

About GigaDevice Semiconductor, Inc.:

Established in 2005, GigaDevice Semiconductor Corporation currently ranks as largest volume fabless SPI NOR flash supplier in the world and ranks #3 worldwide amongst all SPI NOR flash suppliers. GigaDevice has become one of the top 5 IC design companies in China by leveraging leading edge foundry process technology and unparalleled design expertise to produce cost-effective and innovative new products.

CONTACT:

Dan Ellsworth

Ph.: 770.698.1900
E-mail: dellsworth

SOURCE: World Micro, Inc.

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