SOURCE: Ramtron International Corporation

Ramtron International Corporation

January 12, 2010 08:30 ET

Ramtron Expands Global Distribution With Future Electronics

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - Ramtron International Corporation (NASDAQ: RMTR), the leading developer and supplier of nonvolatile ferroelectric random access memory (F-RAM) and integrated semiconductor products, today announced that it has agreed to expand its global sales reach with Montreal-based Future Electronics to include key markets in Europe, Japan, and Asia. The agreement authorizes Future Electronics to globally distribute Ramtron's full line of F-RAM memory devices and integrated products.

"We are pleased to expand our relationship with Future Electronics as they have established a strong track record of demand creation, high customer satisfaction, and sales growth since the beginning of our relationship," said Michael Hollabaugh, Ramtron senior vice president of marketing and sales. "Our goal is to build on our past success with Future to expand the use of Ramtron products by an ever broadening array of customers and applications."

"Ramtron's F-RAM based semiconductor products complement Future's offerings by providing a high-performance and green nonvolatile memory alternative," said Dragos Chima, Future marketing director for memory products. "We welcome the opportunity to leverage our vast global distribution network to help Ramtron drive the widespread adoption of the company's products."

About Ramtron

Ramtron International Corporation, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets specialized semiconductor memory and integrated semiconductor solutions used in a wide range of product applications and markets worldwide. For more information, visit

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics has served the electronics industry for 40 years as a world-class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of semiconductors and passive, interconnect and electromechanical components. Future operates in 169 locations in 42 countries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit

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