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World Micro Components, Inc.

November 02, 2015 09:58 ET

World Micro and Vacuumschmelze GmbH Sign Distribution Agreement

Agreement Brings High Performance Nanocrystalline Cores, Common Mode Chokes, Current Transformers, Closed Loop Current Sensors, Gate Drive Transformers, Power Line Coupling Transformers and Power Transformers

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Nov 2, 2015) -  Georgia-based electronics distributor, World Micro, Inc., announced today that it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with Vacuumschmelze GmbH (VAC Sales USA) of Hanau, Germany. The agreement gives World Micro the ability to promote, distribute, and market VAC products worldwide. The newly added franchise line provides a quality product line of tape wound nanocrystalline cores, common mode chokes, current transformers, closed loop current sensors, power line coupling transformers, gate drive transformers and power transformers.

Vacuumschmelze GmbH is a leading global manufacturer of nanocrystalline materials and inductive components composed of our high performance magnetic materials. The high permeability, high temperature, linear VAC materials offer superior EMI attenuation, size, weight, temperature linearity, accuracy, lower core losses and improved energy efficiency compared to alternate magnetic materials. VAC common mode chokes can be used to facilitate filter order reduction in advanced high frequency EMI filters. VAC serves today the solar, wind, hybrid and hybrid electric vehicle, drives, appliance, HVAC, welding, aviation, power supply, inverter, GFCI, energy metering, power monitoring, railroad locomotive, IGBT and industrial markets with our portfolio of inductive components and current sensors.

"We are quite excited about the opportunity to promote VAC throughout our customer base and beyond," stated Mike Quarles, World Micro Director of Engineering.

"We are pleased to welcome World Micro as a new authorized distributor for VAC products," said Susanne Bach, President and CEO, VAC Sales USA. "We have found the World Micro team to be uniquely engaged with engineers worldwide and consistently able to identify new opportunities for VAC products and technology solutions."

About World Micro Components, Inc. 

World Micro, Inc. is a global, aerospace, military, commercial, and medical electronic component and products distributor focused on quality systems. Since 1996, World Micro has helped its customers solve difficult supply chain issues through innovative research, design, sourcing, stocking, procurement, inventory, and management solutions. World Micro, Inc. is privately held with headquarters in Roswell, Georgia, and an Asian distribution hub in Penang, Malaysia. World Micro has recently expanded its USA presence with offices in New Jersey and Texas. The company's website is and can be followed on Twitter at


VACUUMSCHMELZE (VAC), based in Hanau, Germany has 4,100 employees worldwide, 1,450 of whom are in Hanau. The company designs, produces and markets advanced materials, particularly with magnetic, but also with other physical qualities as well as related products. In 1914, the first vacuum furnace laid the foundation for today's VACUUMSCHMELZE. Industrial vacuum melting techniques for alloys have been in operation since 1923.

VAC Group today achieves annual sales of more than 400 million euros in over 50 countries and is holder of around 800 patents. The company is among the world's most highly innovative developers of advanced industrial materials. 

VAC's range of products comprises a broad array of advanced semi-finished materials and parts, inductive components for electronics, magnets and magnet systems for use in a wide variety of fields and industries spanning watch-making and medical technology, renewable energies, shipbuilding, installation technology, automotive and aviation. VAC's custom solutions are developed in close collaboration with the customer, reflecting the company's expertise in materials, applications and state-of-the-art production technology.

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