America II Signs Distribution Agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor

Leading Distributor Strengthens Line Card, Adding new Authorized Line

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWeb) August 7, 2014–America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into a distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor, a worldwide manufacturer of discrete semiconductors, as well as analog ICs, power transistors and MosFETs used in the automotive, computer, consumer, industrial, telecom and photovoltaic industries.

“We’re in a period where the independent channel is really thriving,” said Brian Ellison, President of America II Electronics. “So our continued focus is the expansion of our supply chain to meet the growing customer demand. Part of our Blended Distribution? model centers on developing the authorized side of our business via direct manufacturer relationships. Our partnership with Taiwan Semiconductor presents an excellent opportunity. It allows us to deliver some of the best services and solutions to our expanding customer base, while we strengthen our line card and build upon our existing success.”

Under terms of the agreement, America II will have North and South American distribution rights to Taiwan Semiconductor’s broad line of products.

“We’re excited to name America II as an authorized distributor,” said Kevin Aie, President, Americas at Taiwan Semiconductor. “America II is a successful global distributor. They have significant sales coverage around the world, which will help us expand our distribution channel and grow market share. We believe their industry experience and market knowledge will foster an extremely successful partnership.”

With four billion components in stock and available to sell at their St. Petersburg facility, America II Electronics has one of the largest inventories in the industry. Originally established as a supplier focused on the distribution of hard-to-find parts, America II has transitioned to its current Blended Distribution? model by combining traits of both the independent and franchise channels. While the company still focuses on all the things that made it a successful independent distributor, it has also taken on the qualities of an authorized distributor by stocking secure product directly from manufacturers while offering traceability and continuity of supply.

To learn more, contact America II Electronics at (800) 767-2637 or visit

About Taiwan Semiconductor:

Taiwan Semiconductor is a leading manufacturer of discrete semiconductor components, offering high-quality and competitively-priced Power Rectifiers, MOSFETs, Analog Voltage Regulators, and Small Signal Diodes. TSC operates four wholly-owned factories, including wafer fabrication and product assembly facilities. All TSC facilities are certified under TS16949 and ISO-9001 quality system certification, as well as ISO-14000 environmental certification. TSC supports major global customers in power systems, automotive, lighting and other markets.

About America II Electronics:

Established in 1989, America II Electronics, Inc. stocks more than four billion components, making it one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components. The company’s unique Blended Distribution? model positions America II as an innovative distributor who can meet all the needs of its customers. By blending the traits of independent distribution with those of authorized distributors, America II serves as a primary partner for all OEM and EMS customers, providing a channel that supplies hard-to-find components, delivers inventory via its direct manufacturer relationships, and ensures the highest level of quality assurance. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida and with offices in the UK, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore and Mexico, the company stocks components from 1,900 manufacturers, while providing value-added services and inventory solutions from its ISO 9001:2008 and ESD-certified 420,000 square foot North American distribution facility. This year, the company is celebrating its 25th year in business.

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