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Richardson Electronics (RELL) Awarded Top Distributor of the Year

LA FOX, Ill., Jul 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Richardson Electronics, Ltd. /quotes/comstock/15*!rell/quotes/nls/rell (RELL 9.35, +0.22, +2.41%) , today announced it has received the “Top Distributor of the Year” award for 2010 from TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., a leading RF front-end product manufacturer and foundry services provider. The award recognizes Richardson Electronics’ superior overall performance, including support, service, design wins and responsiveness to global customers. Award winners were chosen based on nominations by members of TriQuint’s executive sales team and announced at TriQuint’s annual sales conference.

“We are excited that TriQuint recognizes and values our global strategy of engineer focused distribution,” said Greg Peloquin, Executive Vice President and General Manager of RF, Wireless and Power Division. “Our teams generated tremendous growth in a short time and we will see this continue as our key markets are growing and are showing continued signs of investment.”

Todd DeBonis, Vice President of Global Sales & Strategic Development at TriQuint, congratulated Richardson Electronics and thanked them for their support in helping continue to grow TriQuint’s business. “The markets for our products — Wireless Infrastructure, Mobile Devices, Defense Radar and Aerospace Satellites — are continuing to grow. Our solutions are not only in the devices, but also in the backhaul networks transporting the data, voice and video. This is an exciting time to be part of this business.”

About the RF, Wireless & Power Division (RFPD) of Richardson Electronics, Ltd.

RFPD, a division of Richardson Electronics, LTD. /quotes/comstock/15*!rell/quotes/nls/rell (RELL 9.35, +0.22, +2.41%) , is a global provider of engineered solutions and a global distributor of electronic components to the RF and wireless communications market and the industrial power conversion market. RFPD designs, manufactures and distributes discrete devices, components, and assemblies used in RF and wireless infrastructure communications networks, digital broadcasting, defense, and power conversion. More information is available online at

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 Uncategorized