Micron, a designer and manufacturer of the world's most advanced memory and semiconductor technologies and WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA), a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, Asia's number one electronics distributor, announced today that WPGA will handle sales, support and logistics services for Micron's complete line of memory and advanced products in North and South America, effective November 1, 2013. Micron has been aligned with World Peace International Group (WPI) in Asia since Micron's acquisition of Numonyx in 2010.
"The addition of Micron brings a world leader in semiconductor technology to the WPGA line card. Micron's innovation and technology will allow us to access many new customers in market segments developed and yet to be developed. Micron will be a leading partner for us in the Americas, and we are excited to engage with their team in new design efforts," said Rich Davis, President, WPGA.
"WPGA has been an excellent partner for Micron in the Asia region and, as one of our major distributors, aligns excellently with our global strategy in support of our channel network," said Don Brady, Micron's Director of Sales, Americas Distribution.
About WPG Americas Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, WPG Americas Inc. is a member of WPG Holdings, a $12.2B worldwide distributor of semiconductors, passive, electro-mechanical and display products. Founded in November 2007, WPGA is a franchised partner for leading technology suppliers. As a member of WPG Holdings, WPGA is uniquely positioned to offer total solutions to its diverse customer base. WPGA continues to introduce new leading edge technologies, quality service and design-in focus through its superior engineering programs. For more information, visit www.wpgamericas.com.
Micron Technology, Inc., is one of the world's leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions. Through its worldwide operations, Micron manufactures and markets a full range of DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash memory, as well as other innovative memory technologies, packaging solutions, and semiconductor systems, for use in leading-edge computing, consumer, networking, embedded and mobile products. Micron's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ under the MU symbol. To learn more about Micron Technology, Inc., visit www.micron.com.