IPDiA and TecStar/Macnica Announce Distribution Agreement for Japan

After Americas and Europe, IPDiA strengthens its sales network in Asia with one of the leaders in electronic components.

Caen, France, December 11, 2011 --(PR.com)-- IPDiA is pleased to announce that a distribution agreement has been signed with TecStar Company (division company of Macnica, Inc.) to offer a wider availability of IPDiA portfolio of high performance silicon passive components in Japan.

This agreement implies the distribution of the wide range of IPDiA silicon capacitors and passive networks that are perfectly adapted to medical, lighting, home automation, aerospace market segments. IPDiA holds leading positions in many applications and offers innovative products to the electronic area. IPDiA Silicon based components give engineers the possibility to get an optimized miniaturization, reliability and cost saving for their designs.

Mr. Kazumasa Hara, company president of TecStar, Macnica Inc., stated that, "TecStar is expanding their business into new targeted markets such as Smartgrid, Healthcare, Automotive, and Industrial manufacturers. IPDiA will allow us to penetrate these customer's applications with IPDiA's advanced technology. We also firmly believe that we can provide IPDiA products to various applications of our many existing customers."

“We are delighted of having our products distributed by the main Japanese supplier of high-value-added electronic products,” said Laurent Dubos, Marketing & Sales Director for IPDiA. “We have found in TecStar a reliable partner for expanding the distribution of our products and we do believe that our two companies’ resources will provide a great impact for our Japanese customers.”

Founded in June 2009, IPDiA is a leader in passive-components integration on silicon with a global offer for miniaturization that features high-level technological and economic performance. The company is mainly focused on the following fields: healthcare, lighting, communication, defense, aerospace, industry and automotive.

The company is based in Caen, France. For more information: www.ipdia.com.

About TecStar

TecStar Company is a division company of Macnica, Inc. Since its establishment in 1972, Macnica, Inc. has specialized in supplying the electronics, information and communications industries with a wide variety of semiconductor-based, high-value-added electronic products, equipment, and software. The Company and its subsidiaries are leaders in the high-technology fields in which they operate. In recent years, in addition to supplying devices, Macnica also provides customers with in-depth technical support. The Company has two business domains, which are semiconductors and electronic devices, and network-related products. Its customers include Japan's leading electrical and electronic products manufacturers. The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and has headquarters in Yokohama. Its subsidiaries are located in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea, Thailand, Germany and the USA.

For more information: www.macnica.co.jp

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