America II Signs Distribution Agreement with America Semiconductor

Leading Distributor adds new Authorized Line of High-Power and Discrete Semiconductors

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWeb) September 10, 2013--America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world's largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into a global distribution agreement with America Semiconductor, a leading manufacturer of high-power semiconductors. Under terms of the agreement, America II will distribute America Semiconductor’s line of high-power standard, fast and super-fast recovery rectifiers, bridge rectifiers, and low-power semiconductors throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia with an emphasis on the U.S. market.

"As the independent channel continues to grow, we’re seeing an increase in our OEM customer base," said Brian Ellison, President of America II Electronics. "America II is staying focused on delivering the best solutions to those customers, so partnering with America Semiconductor presents a tremendous opportunity. Their product portfolio complements our existing line card, and we can offer their quality semiconductor products at extremely competitive price points. This will open new opportunities for America Semiconductor while strengthening our ability to deliver innovative solutions to our existing customers."

Also covered in the agreement are America Semiconductor's portfolio of discrete semiconductor parts, which features diacs, IGBT modules, SCRs, Triacs, TVS and Zener diodes. America II will focus on providing local customer service and engineering support to OEMs in the alternative energy, oil drilling, power grid, welding, HVAC, and transportation industries, while extending the America Semiconductor brand into new markets as well.

"We're delighted to have America II as our authorized distributor," said Jeffrey Simon, Chief Executive Manager at America Semiconductor. "They have significant sales coverage across the U.S. and around the world, which supports our strategic initiative to broaden our domestic and international distribution channels. In addition, America II shares the same commitment to quality and service that we have at America Semiconductor. We’re extremely pleased to be partnering with them."

"Our goal continues to be this evolution from a traditional independent distributor to our new Blended Distribution℠ model, as we take on traits typically found in franchise distribution," added Ellison. "Adding America Semiconductor as an authorized line confirms this commitment."

With four billion parts in stock and available to sell at their St. Petersburg facility, America II Electronics is an industry leader in the semiconductor market. Originally established as a supplier focused on the distribution of hard-to-find parts, America II continues the transition to its Blended Distribution℠ model by adding new authorized lines and stocking secure product directly from manufacturers.

To learn more, contact America II Electronics at (800) 767-2637 or visit

About America Semiconductor:

Headquartered in Union, NJ, America Semiconductor is a global leader in the manufacturing of mission-critical, high-power semiconductors, low-power semiconductors and discrete semiconductor components to help OEM companies solve their design challenges. With over 50 years of accumulated expertise in the semiconductor industry, America Semiconductor's rugged high-reliability high-power standard, fast and super-fast recovery rectifiers, low-power and bridge rectifiers, diacs, IGBT modules, SCRs, Triacs, TVS and Zener diodes are employed in an array of industries including alternative energy, oil drilling, power grid, welding, HVAC, and transportation. The company operates a meticulous quality control program and extensive supply chain. America Semiconductor's parts are available exclusively through a global network of distributors.

About America II Electronics:

Established in 1989, America II Electronics, Inc. stocks more than four billion components, making it one of the world's largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components. The company's unique Blended Distribution℠ model positions America II as an innovative distributor who can meet all the needs of its customers. By blending the traits of independent distribution with those of authorized distributors, America II serves as a primary partner for all OEM and EMS customers, providing a channel that supplies hard-to-find components while delivering inventory via its direct manufacturer relationships. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida and with offices in the UK, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore and Mexico, the company stocks components from 1,900 manufacturers, while providing value-added services and inventory solutions from its ISO 9001:2008 and ESD-certified 420,000 square foot North American distribution facility.


Anton Wurr, Marketing Director
America II Electronics


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