America II to Distribute VaOpto Lighting Solutions

Oct. 6, 2010
Date Announced: 06 Oct 2010 -- Leading Independent Distributor Adds a New Authorized Line ST. PETERSBURG, Fla -- America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and passive components, has finalized an authorized distribution agreement with Virginia Optoelectronics, Inc., a world-class manufacturer of lighting solutions. Through this agreement, America II strengthens its line card and remains committed to meeting the needs of its customers. “VaOpto is excited to be partnering with America II”.“Delivering new solutions to our customers is always a top priority,” said Jim Magee, President of America II Electronics. “VaOpto offers a complete product portfolio of lighting components, while specializing in both high-power and high-output LEDs. This makes them a significant supplier in the lighting market and a great addition to the America II line card. We’re pleased to be offering their products to our customers.” Under the agreement, America II will have global distribution rights, excluding Canada. “VaOpto is excited to be partnering with America II,” said Virginia Optoelectronics President, Charles Li. “We selected America II because of their worldwide presence and considerable field sales coverage across the U.S. This is the perfect opportunity to help us extend the VaOpto brand into new markets and provide customers with long-term inventory support.” With over three billion parts in stock and available to sell at their St. Petersburg facility, America II Electronics has one of the largest inventories in the industry. Specializing in hard-to-find and allocated products, as well as stocking long lead-time semiconductors from the top manufacturers, America II Electronics will now provide even more options for their worldwide customers. To learn more, contact America II Electronics at (800) 767-2637 or visit About Virginia Optoelectronics: Virginia Optoelectronics, Inc. (VaOpto) is a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions. Founded in 1969, VaOpto employees 3,000 employees and over 100 design engineers. The company specializes in research and development, design, manufacturing and application solutions. About America II Electronics: Established in 1989, America II Electronics, Inc. is one of the world's largest independent semiconductor distributors. Headquartered in Florida and with offices in the UK, Germany, Asia and Mexico, America II stocks active, passive and electromechanical components from over 1,400 manufacturers. With over three billion components in stock and ready to ship, America II has one of the largest inventories in the industry.

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