Nu Horizons, Xilinx Expand into Australia, New Zealand

Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. (NASDAQ:NUHC), a leading global distributor of advanced technology semiconductor, illumination, display and system solutions, announced the expansion of their long-standing authorized distribution agreement with Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the world’s leading provider of programmable solutions, into the countries of Australia and New Zealand. This agreement augments the existing relationship between both companies in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific for the distribution of all Xilinx field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), including the Virtex(TM) and Spartan(TM) product lines, complex programmable devices (CPLDs), software design tools and intellectual property cores.

Wendell Boyd, president of Nu Horizons Electronics Asia Pte Ltd., states, “Nu Horizons is very pleased to serve as the authorized distributor of Xilinx in Australia and New Zealand. Customers in this region operate under a variety of business models and needs. Nu Horizons has developed a Linecard and technical resources to support such customers both locally and globally. Working together with Xilinx, we look forward to offering programmable logic customers a whole suite of services in the Australia and New Zealand market.”

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Nu Horizons into Australia and New Zealand,” adds Yang Chiah Yee, vice president of sales, Asia Pacific at Xilinx, Inc. “Their successful global demand creation model and Xpress Track customer engineer training program has enhanced the long-term relationship between our organizations. We look forward to replicating our prior successes in this region.”

About Nu Horizons Electronics Corp.
Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. is a leading global distributor of advanced technology semiconductor, display, illumination and system solutions to a wide variety of commercial original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Electronic Manufacturing Services providers (EMS). With sales facilities in 51 locations across North America, Europe and Asia and regional logistics centers throughout the globe, Nu Horizons partners with a limited number of best-in-class suppliers to provide in-depth product development, custom logistics and life-cycle support to its customers.

About Nu Horizons Electronics Asia Pte Ltd.
Nu Horizons Electronics Asia Pte Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nu Horizons Corp, a global distributor of advanced semiconductor, display and system solutions. Headquartered in Singapore, Nu Horizons has sales facilities in 18 regional locations including: Australia (Melbourne, Sydney), Greater China (Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Taipei), India (Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Pune), Malaysia (Penang), Singapore, South Korea (Seoul) and Thailand (Bangkok).