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NXP Semiconductors

July 15, 2011 04:00 ET

NXP Wins 2011 Best Supplier Award for RF and Wireless From Assodel

Electronic Industry Award Recognizes Best-in-Class Manufacturers From Design Collaboration to Distribution

EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS and MILAN, ITALY--(Marketwire - Jul 15, 2011) - The Italian Association for Electronic Suppliers (Assodel) has awarded NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) with the 2011 Best Supplier Award for RF and Wireless. The award was presented on June 17, at a European industry gala in San Siro, Italy, attended by more than 400 participants from the electronics industry.

Supporting Quote

  • Mark Murphy, director of marketing, RF Power, NXP Semiconductors, commented: "This prestigious award not only recognizes the strength and success of our High Performance Mixed Signal business model, but also the quality of the people within our Regional Marketing and Sales Teams. It's a particular honor that this award was voted by a team of jurors from the electronic community, including end customers, distribution, customer supply operations and management. These are our most demanding critics and to be recognized as a best supplier means we are doing our job well and delivering on our promise to solve the most demanding RF challenges."

Facts / Highlights

  • Promoted by the Italian Association for Electronic Suppliers and now in its ninth edition, the Assodel Award recognizes manufacturers who have excelled in quality from design to distribution.
  • According to Assodel, NXP is recognized for driving developments in the RF and Wireless sector and setting market standards with products such as the LDMOS RF power transistor -- BLF888A -- used in broadcast transmitter and industrial applications. In addition, the acquisition of Jennic in mid-2010 has further strengthened NXP's ability to offer a wide range of products and RF solutions.
  • NXP develops high-performance solutions for the most demanding RF challenges, from satellite receivers, cellular base stations and broadcast transmitters to ISM (Industrial, Scientific, and Medical), and aerospace and defense applications.
  • In June, NXP announced the following enhancements to its RF portfolio including the BLF578XR, an eXtremely Rugged LDMOS Power Transistor, Gen8 LDMOS RF power transistors for wireless base stations, next-generation products based on Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology, and a complete line of overmolded plastic (OMP) RF power devices.
  • Since 2003, the Assodel award has been given annually to manufacturers in the electronics industry who are honored for their excellent quality in collaboration and distribution. The award is presented in nine categories including active components, passive components, connectors, electromechanics, LED, visualization, RF and wireless, power and instrumentation. There is also a lifetime achievement award.
  • Assodel is based on nominations, votes and feedback from a jury composed of participants from the Electronic Community. Jury votes are based on the following parameters: Sales Support, Logistical Support, Design Support, Communication Support, Relationship Quality, Product Quality and Distribution Policies. For a full list of parameters, please see Assodel award details.


Shipping more than 4 billion RF products annually, NXP is a clear industry leader in High Performance RF. From satellite receivers, cellular base stations and broadcast transmitters to ISM (Industrial, Scientific, and Medical) and aerospace and defense applications, NXP is a leader in High Performance Mixed Signal IC products and the recognized leader in SERDES-based serial interfaces for high speed converters. NXP offers a broad selection of high-speed data converters, with digital interfaces including JESD204A compliant CGV, CMOS LVCMOS and LVDS DDR interfaces. These high speed converters are suitable for wireless infrastructure, industrial, scientific, medical, aerospace and defense applications.

About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security and Digital Processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of $4.4 billion in 2010. Additional information can be found by visiting

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