MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FINsix Corporation (FINsix), the worldwide leader in high-frequency power electronics, and Marubun Corporation, the leading distributor of electronic components in Asia, have formed a strategic partnership to bring customers in Asia a small, lightweight alternative to bulky power supplies. Under the agreement, Marubun will be the exclusive distributor of FINsix’s products to major Japanese OEMs, with the potential to expand across its impressive customer base in Asia.
The combination of Marubun’s reach and unparalleled logistics capabilities with FINsix’s ability to greatly miniaturize today’s power electronics products will enable rapid proliferation of FINsix’s power products in Asia by giving customers a long-awaited alternative to the power brick.
“Our customers have expressed tremendous interest in getting significantly smaller and lighter power supplies,” said Satoshi Fujino, senior vice president at Marubun Corporation. “FINsix’s power conversion technology is the game-changer we’ve been looking for, and opens up a totally new category for Marubun.”
Vanessa Green, CEO of FINsix, said, “We are thrilled to partner with a world-class company like Marubun. This relationship will enable us to get our power products designed into a broad range of applications by some of the most impressive equipment manufacturers in the world and expand our business in ways that we never could have imagined.”
In addition to the commercial partnership, Marubun has also made a strategic investment in FINsix’s Round B.
About FINsix Corporation
FINsix Corporation, the worldwide leader in very high-frequency power conversion technology, is bringing to market highly miniaturized power conversion products that offer unprecedented power density and excellent performance. This disruptive technology is transforming power delivery for consumer electronics. FINsix was founded in 2010 as a spinout from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology LEES Laboratory. The company has 20 issued and pending patents and is based in Menlo Park, CA. For more information, visit www.FINsix.com.
About Marubun Corporation
MARUBUN CORPORATION, a trading company founded in 1844, supplies cutting-edge products to meet the demands of each age to a wide range of Japanese markets. Today, Marubun engages in providing varied services to complement customer supply chains through constructing global business support structures that include sales, distribution, and technology bases, and a business consortium that comprises approximately 1,000 suppliers and 2,000 customers. For more information, visit www.marubun.co.jp/en/.