Allied Electronics and QSI America Sign Distribution Partnership

From: Allied Electronics
Published: Fri Jul 08 2005

Fort Worth, TX – Allied Electronics, a subsidiary of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced that it has signed a distribution partnership agreement with Quantum Semiconductor International.

QSI is a leading supplier of laser diodes in the power tool and barcode scanner market. The agreement gives Allied customers ready access to laser diodes designed for industrial, medical, and academic applications. QSI laser diodes are devices used in such applications as Leveling, Alignment, Distance Measuring and Range Finding equipment, to name a few. The initial stocking package will include both P-Type and N-Type in 635nm, 650nm, 670nm, 780nm, and 850nm wavelength devices.

"Allied is excited to offer our customers the QSI America product line," said Lee Davidson, president of Allied Electronics. "Customers buying QSI from Allied will get a wide range of devices in stock and in the quantities our customers need."

"QSI America is very pleased to announce our partnership with Allied Electronics," said Christopher Polley, President of Quantum Semiconductor International. "Allied Electronics recognizes the growth of laser diodes in industrial and medical applications and with Allied’s initial stocking package, they will have exactly what our customers are looking for."

Allied Electronics stocks more than 135,000 electronic components and electromechanical products from over 300 world-class manufacturers. For more information on Allied Electronics, visit

About Allied Electronics
Allied Electronics’ headquarters are located in Fort Worth, Texas with 57 sales branches across the United States and Canada. Allied is a subsidiary of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the world leading catalog component distributor. Electrocomponents has operations in six continents and headquarters in Oxford, England.

About Quantum Semiconductor International
Quantum Semiconductor International (QSI America), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abracon Corporation. The company markets and sells standard and customized laser devices of various powers and wavelengths, ranging from 635nm to 1000nm with high reliability. The companies’ headquarters are located in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.

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