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Arrow Electronics Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Trident Microsystems

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Arrow Electronics Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Trident Microsystems11:00 EST Thursday, February 24, 2011 MELVILLE, N.Y. (Business Wire) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced a global distribution agreement with Trident Microsystems, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the digital home entertainment market. Arrow customers (outside of Japan and Korea) now have access to Trident's innovative offerings designed for digital televisions and set-top boxes. Thanks to Trident technology, consumers can enjoy TV shows, HD, 2D and 3D movies, 3D games, photos, videos and extensive Internet content from multiple sources on their TVs and through their set-top boxes. “Trident's semiconductor solutions bring consumers a world of diverse, rich and immersive entertainment. Trident is a solid addition to our line card, and we look forward to helping them build their global profile,” said Jeff Eastman, senior vice president of global supplier marketing and asset management for Arrow Electronics. 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 over 1,200 suppliers and 115,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 340 locations in 52 countries. Arrow Electronics, Inc.Chris Maio, 631-847-5454Manager, External Communicationscmaio@arrow.comorJohn Hourigan, 303-824-4586Director, External Communicationsjhourigan@arrow.com