SOURCE: Intersil


March 01, 2012 16:00 ET

Intersil Selects element14 as Authorized Distributor for Asia Pacific

Strategic Partnership Reduces Time to Market for Customers

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today announced that element14 is an authorized distributor of Intersil products for the Asia Pacific marketplace effective immediately.

"In today's competitive design environment, we are constantly looking for ways to shorten the time to market for our customers," said Clifton Ho, Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific, at Intersil. "Our strategic partnership allows us to leverage element14's innovative adoption of Web 2.0 communications and facilitate critical product deliveries."

element14 is the first online community specifically built for electronic design engineers. It provides product data, design tools and technology information to members around the world. With this agreement, element14 expands its extensive range of over 450,000 products with Intersil's latest solutions focused on Application Specific Standard Products (ASSPs) and General Purpose Proprietary Products (GPPPs) targeted at four high-growth markets: Communications, Computing, Consumer and Industrial.

"Our affiliation with Intersil strengthens element14's unique service proposition to provide customers with the latest technology and in-depth resources from world-leading suppliers," said William Chong, Regional Director of Supplier Marketing, Asia Pacific at element14.

About element14
element14 is an innovative offering from Premier Farnell plc, a FTSE 250 leader in multi-channel distribution and specialty services for electronic design engineers throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. It has a stocked range of 450,000+ products and access to 4,000,000 more items from 3,500 top manufacturers. The company has group sales of £990.8m and over 4,100 employees globally.

About Intersil
Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed signal, and power management semiconductors. The Company's products address some of the fastest growing markets within the communications, computing, consumer and industrial industries. For more information about Intersil or to find out how to become a member of our winning team, visit the Company's web site and career page at

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