Avnet Silica Announces Distribution Deal with SiTime

Laurence Dellicott, Director Supplier Management & Fulfilment Services at Avnet Silica
Laurence Dellicott, Director Supplier Management & Fulfilment Services at Avnet Silica

Semiconductor specialist Avnet Silica has signed an agreement to add the products and technologies of SiTime to its portfolio of silicon timing products. The distribution deal extends a previous agreement between SiTime and Avnet in the US and Asia to cover the EMEA region forming a global relationship.

SiTime is the market leader in offering MEMS-based precision timing solutions that target a €8.5B total timing market by 2024. SiTime solutions are used by 15,000 customers in 250 applications, with over 2 billion units shipped globally. The SiTime product offering includes a wide portfolio of devices such as oscillators, clock generators and resonators.

The SiTime devices are highly programmable solutions that enable customers to differentiate their products with higher performance, smaller size, lower power and better reliability. In addition, the company’s technology delivers industry-leading dynamic performance in harsh environments that have high shock, vibration, or rapid changes in temperature. Such environments are routinely encountered in industrial, automotive or aerospace applications.

We are delighted to be adding SiTime products to our portfolio”, said Laurence Dellicott, Director Supplier Management & Fulfilment Services, at Avnet Silica. “These programmable and highly rugged solutions based on advanced MEMS technology are ideally suited for the fastest growing target markets across Europe and beyond in the industrial, communications, automotive and aerospace and defense sectors, as well as the IoT.

SiTime’s partnership with Avnet Silica is a win-win for both companies”, said Piyush Sevalia, executive vice president of marketing, at SiTime. “It enables us to build on the successful business relationship we’ve enjoyed with Avnet in the US and Asia. With Avnet Silica’s leading market position in Europe, we expect to grow our customer base in Europe, and offer the benefits of our industry-leading precision timing solutions to them.

SiTime products are available in the EMEA region through Avnet Silica offices in Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.