IBM Foundry Services Expands Arrow's Custom Logic Portfolio

The North American Components (NAC) business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced a new relationship with IBM Global Engineering Solutions to broaden Arrow’s silicon portfolio by coupling Arrow’s custom chip design and logistics capabilities with IBM’s foundry products and services.

“Arrow is pleased to expand its longstanding relationship with IBM,” said Michael J. Long, president, Arrow Global Components. “In addition to expanding Arrow’s portfolio of IBM products and services, this foundry relationship completes our custom silicon offering. Our customers now can benefit from a complete portfolio of solutions, ranging from field programmable gate arrays (FPGA) to foundry designs.”

Arrow has more than 20 years of custom logic design expertise. Custom Logic Solutions, a division of Arrow NAC, offers a comprehensive portfolio of design engineering, technical sales and fulfillment logistics for FPGA, structured and standard cell Application-Specific Integrated Circuits, and foundry engagements. Through Arrow’s relationship with IBM and other industry-leading electronic components manufacturers, customers gain access to the right combination of semiconductor technology, design services and intellectual property to meet their custom logic needs for a variety of end-market segments, including communications, consumer electronics and industrial equipment.

“With this relationship, we can bring IBM’s industry-leading semiconductor manufacturing, IP library, and extensive foundry related services to an even broader client base,” said Adalio Sanchez, general manager, IBM Global Engineering Solutions. “IBM’s collaboration with Arrow will also enable our clients to leverage Arrow’s custom logic design experience to fulfill their needs for advanced component solutions.”

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About Arrow North American Components
The North American Components (NAC) business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of semiconductors and passive, electromechanical and connector products, computing solutions, services and supply chain solutions tailored to serve distinct customer segments with dedicated sales teams. Two primary, customer-focused NAC groups serve these market segments: The Arrow Electronics Components Group serves North American-based OEM and contract manufacturing customers and the Arrow/Zeus Electronics Group targets the aerospace and military markets. Arrow Electronics, Inc. is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products.