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Arrow Stocking New SiTime Oscillators

HONG KONG — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has expanded its line card with SiTime’s revolutionary new SiT530x family of Stratum 3 compliant oscillators that are designed to replace OCXOs and TCXOs.

Since entering into a global distribution agreement in February 2011, Arrow and SiTime have been actively promoting MEMS oscillators and clock generators in the Asian market to drive the replacement of quartz crystal products with silicon MEMS. Today’s announcement could dramatically accelerate the electronics industry’s adoption of MEMS-based silicon timing solutions.

“Arrow joined with SiTime to accelerate the transition from quartz to more efficient, cost-effective MEMS-based solutions for our customers in Asia. SiTime is a leader in timing solutions and continues to set new benchmarks in performance and cost,” said Esmond Wong, vice president of business development for Arrow Asia Pac Ltd. “With SiTime’s unique technology and Arrow’s large footprint in Asia, we are well positioned to provide our customers with industry-leading MEMS-based silicon timing solutions that offer enhanced performance, features and reliability, with shorter lead times and a lower cost of ownership.”

“Arrow Electronics, with its global reach and exceptional value-added services, is a key partner to drive the electronics industry transition from quartz to MEMS-based timing solutions,” said Piyush Sevalia, vice president of marketing at SiTime. “The new SiT530x family will help Arrow provide customers with solutions that boost the performance and reliability of their timing requirements for a wide range of applications, including telecom, networking, communication and storage computing.”

Arrow Asia Pac Ltd., a business unit of Arrow Electronics, is one of Asia-Pacific’s leading electronic component distributors. In addition to its regional headquarters in Hong Kong, Arrow Asia Pac operates 54 sales offices, four primary distribution centers and 14 local warehousing facilities in 13 countries across Asia.

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