MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 15, 2009--
Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has entered into a new distribution
agreement with AU Optronics Corporation (AUO) for the company’s
flat-panel displays used in the medical device, aerospace and defense,
kiosk and digital display industries. Arrow will provide AUO with
distribution services, and offer value-added integration with AUO
technology to Arrow customers.
With this agreement, Arrow can offer its customers in the Americas a
broader scope of solutions in flat-panel technologies, with a full
spectrum of display solutions for use in test and measurement,
industrial controls, kiosk point-of-sale access, digital signage,
networking, and communications, among others. Taiwan-based AUO will be
supported by Arrow’s full suite of design and engineering services
within its specialized OEM Computing Solutions group, providing global
system integration and logistics capabilities.
“The addition of AUO to Arrow’s world-class technology solutions helps
us equip our customers with leading-edge technology and value-added
services,” said Brian Armstrong, vice president of Arrow Electronics OEM
Computing Solutions group. “We look forward to working with AUO to
increase their global footprint and expand their worldwide channel
About Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com)
is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial
and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing
solutions. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Arrow serves as a supply
channel partner for approximately 800 suppliers and 130,000 original
equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers
through a global network of more than 340 locations in 53 countries and
About AU Optronics Corp.
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) is the worldwide top-three manufacturer of
thin-film transistor liquid crystal display panels (TFT-LCD). AUO is
able to provide customers a full range of panel sizes and comprehensive
applications, offering TFT-LCD panels in sizes ranging from 1.2 inches
to greater than 65 inches. AUO generated NT$423.9 billion (US$12.9
billion) in sales revenue in 2008 and now houses a staff of more than
40,000 employees throughout its global operations spreading across
Taiwan, Mainland China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the U.S., and
Europe. Additionally, AUO is the first pure TFT-LCD manufacturer to
successfully list at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). For more
information, please visit AUO.com.
Source: Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Arrow Electronics, Inc.
Chris Maio, 631-847-5454