Rochester Electronics to Provide Continuous Support of Maxim® Products Through Its Extension-of-Life™ Process

Technology transfer enables legacy, end-of-life product support by recognized market leader

Newburyport, MA, April 21, 2010 --( Rochester Electronics has been selected as an authorized distributor for mature semiconductor IC products from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Through its Extension-of-Life™ process, Rochester is contractually-licensed to distribute Maxim’s mature semiconductor devices to provide legacy and end-of-life product support.

“We selected Rochester Electronics as our authorized distributor for mature products because of their extensive capabilities, experience, and reputation for quality and reliability,” explained Jason Green, Managing Director of Americas Sales and Corporate Distribution at Maxim. “Rochester has demonstrated that they are equipped to support us and our customers during end-of-life semiconductor scenarios.”

“We are pleased to enter into this agreement with Maxim Integrated Products and to provide a continuous source of critical semiconductor devices to their customers,” said George Karalias, director of marketing and communications at Rochester Electronics. “We currently have a broad offering of Maxim semiconductor devices in stock including delay devices, high-frequency waveform generators, A/D converters, and voltage reference devices.”

For more information, contact Rochester Electronics at 16 Malcolm Hoyt Drive, Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950; or call 978-462-9332 or fax 978-462-9512; e-mail; or on the Internet at:

About Rochester Electronics, LLC
Rochester Electronics, LLC. is the world’s most comprehensive source and solution for discontinued semiconductors. Authorized by over 50 leading semiconductor manufacturers, Rochester purchases all remaining finished devices, wafer/die and available intellectual property. All products are 100% manufacturer traceable and certified. Rochester’s product offering includes more than five billion finished devices, ten billion die and 20,000+ Rochester continuing manufacturing device types. Rochester is privately held and worldwide corporate headquarters are located at 16 Malcolm Hoyt Drive, Newburyport, MA 01950 USA, Sales offices are also located throughout the U.S, Europe and Asia. Phone 978-462-9332, Email:, Web site:

About Maxim Integrated Products
Maxim Integrated Products is a publicly traded company that designs, manufactures, and sells high-performance semiconductor products. The Company was founded over 25 years ago with the mission to deliver innovative analog and mixed-signal engineering solutions that add value to its customers' products. To date, it has developed over 6300 products serving the industrial, communications, consumer, and computing markets. Maxim reported revenue in excess of $1.6 billion for fiscal 2009. A Fortune 1000 company, Maxim is included in the Nasdaq 100, the Russell 1000, and the MSCI USA indices. For more information, go to

Maxim is a registered trademark of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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