MACOM to Distribute Through Digi-Key

Agreement provides design engineers with fast, easy access to MACOM’s broad portfolio of RF and Microwave products

LOWELL, Mass.--()--M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Corporation, a full service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components. This agreement allows MACOM to promote its broad portfolio of RF and Microwave products through Digi-Key.com, one of the industry’s most popular sites for electronic component sourcing, reaching over 500,000 design engineers worldwide.

MACOM’s portfolio of catalog products includes industry leading Diodes, GaAs MMICs, Silicon and Gallium Nitride Transistors, and Components that enable next-generation internet and modern battlefield applications. These products, which cover frequencies ranging from DC to 110GHz, will now be available through Digi-Key’s wide-ranging distribution channel.

“We are excited to market our innovative products directly to design engineers worldwide and extend our customer reach with Digi-Key’s exceptional service,” said Jack Kennedy, Vice President, Global Sales at MACOM. “By leveraging their industry expertise, Digi-Key will enable us to provide improved time to market to our customers.”

“Customers look to MACOM to provide the leading technology in RF and Microwave Products,” said Mark Zack, Vice President, Global Semiconductor products at Digi-Key. “Over the years MACOM has established a strong leadership position, providing a wide range of standard, catalog products within the high performance RF and Microwave market. Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components and MACOM’s continued focus to maximize short-term results using off the shelf products, makes this an ideal partnership for both companies.”

About MACOM

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (www.macom.com) is a leading supplier of high performance analog RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including high speed optical, satellite, radar, wired & wireless networks, CATV, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. A pillar of the semiconductor industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers' most complex problems, serving as a true partner for applications ranging from RF to Light.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

MACOM, M/A-COM, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, M/A-COM Tech, Partners in RF & Microwave, Partners from RF to Light, The First Name in Microwave and related logos are trademarks of MACOM. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key’s broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.

Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements based on MACOM management's beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to our management. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are not historical facts and generally may be identified by terms such as "anticipates," "believes," "could," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "may," "plans," "potential," "predicts," "projects," "seeks," "should," "will," "would" or similar expressions and the negatives of those terms. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release reflect MACOM's current views about future events and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and changes in circumstances that may cause those events or our actual activities or results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement. Although MACOM believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot and does not guarantee future events, results, actions, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. A number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements, including, among others, those factors described in "Risk Factors" in MACOM's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 27, 2013 as filed with the SEC on December 4, 2013. MACOM undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

FOR SALES INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

North Americas -- Phone: 800.366.2266

Europe -- Phone: +353.21.244.6400

India -- Phone: +91.80.43537383

China – Phone: +86.21.2407.1588

Contacts

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.
Husrav Billimoria, 978-656-2896
Husrav.Billimoria@macomtech.com
or
Rainier Communications
Jessie Glockner, 508-475-0025 x140
jglockner@rainierco.com
or
embedded PR
Gerlinde Knoepfle, +49 (0)89 64913634-12
gk@embedded-pr.de

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Release Summary

MACOM will promote its broad portfolio of RF & Microwave products through Digi-Key.com, one of the industry’s most popular sites for electronic component sourcing- reaching 500,000 design engineers.

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Contacts

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.
Husrav Billimoria, 978-656-2896
Husrav.Billimoria@macomtech.com
or
Rainier Communications
Jessie Glockner, 508-475-0025 x140
jglockner@rainierco.com
or
embedded PR
Gerlinde Knoepfle, +49 (0)89 64913634-12
gk@embedded-pr.de