Linfinity Microelectronics Inc. TAMPA, Fla., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Reptron Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: REPT) today announced that it has signed a national distribution agreement with Linfinity Microelectronics Inc., a subsidiary of SymmetriCom, Inc.(Nasdaq: SYMM), effective immediately. Linfinity is a manufacturer of linear and mixed-signal ICs and modules for use in portable and desktop power systems, as well as in data communications applications. These products provide high-performance, low-power system-level solutions that are used in a wide variety of applications, including notebook computers, entertainment and video devices, desktop monitors, motherboards, set-top boxes, off-line power supplies and SCSI equipment such as hard disk drives, CD-ROM drives, Digital Video Disk (DVD) drives, host adapter cards and scanners. Gary Bolohan, President, Reptron Distribution Division, commented, "We are very excited to add the Linfinity line of products to our national distribution offering. The Linfinity product line will greatly complement our existing product offering from Sharp Electronics, providing our customers with a total solution. In particular, the Linfinity backlight inverter module is synergistic with Sharp's line of display products. The Linfinity line also enhances and supports Reptron's technical program to offer customers a customized solution by designing and engineering-in components to serve specific needs, further strengthening Reptron's ability and reputation of bringing the best products and greatest options to its growing customer base." According to Mike Sivetts, Director of Worldwide Distribution Sales at Linfinity, "We believe Reptron's national presence will greatly enhance our marketing and sales efforts going forward. Reptron provides us with a national distribution network that is recognized both for its high level of technical support and expertise, as well as an outstanding reputation for quality customer service. These strengths, coupled with their ability to provide a number of value-added services, especially providing Linfinity's backlight inverter for use in the fast-growing plat panel display market, will be instrumental to us as we expand our market presence." Linfinity Microelectronics Inc., a subsidiary of SymmetriCom, Inc., is an ISO 9001 and QML-approved designer and manufacturer of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits for use in power supply, data communications and signal conditioning applications in commercial, industrial, and defense and space markets. The company also designs and manufactures modules for power supply applications. The product lines consist of switching voltage regulators, linear low drop-out regulators, bus terminators, PWM controllers, MOSFET drivers, line drivers and receivers, operational amplifiers, comparators and supply voltage supervisors. Linfinity offers a range of process technology options, including advanced BiCMOS, Bipolar and CMOS process technologies. Please direct all editorial inquiries to Laura Brandlin, Manager, Marketing Communications, at Linfinity Microelectronics, 11861 Western Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92841. Phone: 714-372-8357, Fax: 714-372-3566, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Product Information: 800-LMI-7011. Internet: http://www.linfinity.com. Reptron Electronics, Inc. is a leading integrated electronics company providing both value-added distribution of electronic components and targeted contract manufacturing services through its two divisions, Reptron Distribution and K-Byte Manufacturing. Reptron Distribution is authorized to sell over 60 vendor lines of semiconductors, passive products and electromechanical components. K-Byte Manufacturing focuses on establishing primary or sole source relationships with OEMs in a wide variety of industries that require complex circuit board assembly in low-to-medium volume production runs. SOURCE Reptron Electronics, Inc. -0- 06/27/97 /CONTACT: Paul J. Plante, Chief Operating Officer of Reptron Electronics, 813-854-2351; Investor Relations: Donna N. Stein, APR, or Press: Lee Foley of Morgen-Walke Associates, Inc., 212-850-5600/ (REPT SYMM) CO: Reptron Electronics, Inc.; Linfinity Microelectronics Inc.; SymmetriCom, Inc. ST: Florida IN: CPR SU: -0- (PRN) Jun/27/97 8:04 EOS (PRN) Jun/27/97 08:04 86 â -0- (
REPTRON ELECTRONICS, INC. SIGNS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH
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