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Richardson RFPD to distribute Hitachi ABB Power Grids range


Franchise agreement includes complete lineup of power semiconductor devices including SiC modules

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, has entered into a global franchise agreement with Hitachi ABB ABB Power Grids for its complete lineup of power semiconductor devices.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids' semiconductor portfolio includes GTOs, IGBTs, IGCTs, SiC modules, thyristors and diodes in the power range of 150–12000 A and 200–8500 V. The company has production facilities in Lenzburg, Switzerland, and Prague, Czech Republic.

“The addition of Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ product portfolio enables Richardson RFPD to service additional high-power applications for energy transmission, traction and industrial applications,” said Rafael R. Salmi, Richardson RFPD’s president. “We appreciate Hitachi ABB Power Grids recognising our global reach with local technical support to initiate new design opportunities.”

“Including Richardson RFPD as a channel partner increases our local presence in additional countries around the world,” said Rainer Käsmaier, Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ managing director semiconductors. “Their strong knowledge of power semiconductors and the markets we serve offered a natural fit to assist in expanding the visibility of our products and capabilities.”

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