America Semiconductor signs Quest Components as distributor

  • March 20, 2014
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March 20, 2014 - America Semiconductor appointed Quest Components, Inc. a franchised distributor of its full lines of 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.  The agreement augments America Semiconductor's presence in strategic markets while providing OEM and CEM customers with enhanced value-added services and sourcing options.   America Semiconductor, which sells only through distributors, and never to end customers, selected Quest Components as its newest distribution partner due to their global reputation for providing supply chain solutions that promote increased sales and reduced costs while accelerating products’ time-to-market.  Moreover, Quest Components is highly respected within America Semiconductor's target industries, which include alternative energy, oil drilling, power grid, welding, HVAC, and transportation. Jeffrey Simon, America Semiconductor chief executive officer, stated, "We are committed to strategically extend our global network of stocking distributors to offer customers world-class local engineering, design and logistical support.  Quest's customer-oriented sales focus, and comprehensive understanding of our semiconductor products and target industries, makes them the ideal distribution partner.  We are pleased with the quantity and range of parts they have placed into inventory as it allows us to ensure the success of customers.  We look forward to leveraging their expertise and market reach and anticipate working with them for many years to come." "Quest is excited to have added America Semiconductor's portfolio to our line card of among the world's most prestigious electronic component manufacturers," said Mark Wise, sales manager of Quest Components. "The local availability of America Semiconductor's parts is a huge asset to customers worldwide as we are now even better able to quickly source and deliver the parts needed, in quantities ranging from prototype to production.   Our vast inventory, coupled with America Semiconductor's quality products, gives our established customer base a huge competitive advantage. This partnership will prove highly beneficial for everyone." 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,  Shottky 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 Quest Components: Quest Components is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified company that has served the needs of the electronics industry since 1995.  Headquartered in Industry City, CA, we specialize in passive and active board-level components from the world's leading manufactures, and offer a broad range of services to OEMs and CEMs globally. Our vast inventory provides customers with a wide array of ready-to-ship components, including ICs, discrete components, capacitors, resistors, connectors, relays, crystals, oscillators, and inductors.  We additionally stock Mil-Spec, industrial grade, commercial grade, hard-to-find and obsolete parts. Quest Components is further capable of globally sourcing from billions of dollars of inventory.  We are dedicated to supplying fast, dependable and professional service regardless of the size of the order.

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