Acal BFi awarded Performance Excellence Award for RF and Fibre Optics by Avago Technologies



Acal BFi - a division of Acal plc has been awarded a Performance Excellence Award for Best Product Line Performer 2011 for RF and Fibre Optic products by Avago Technologies. "Performance Excellence Awards are given only in recognition of exceptional achievement and Acal BFi has earned this award by maintaining three consecutive years of high growth against a back-drop of a difficult and highly competitive market place," explains Stephanie Kircher, Avago Technologies' director of distribution, Europe. "The foundations of this growth are based on the strong relationship which exists between Acal BFi and Avago Technologies through which we have been able to nurture and support our end-customers through challenging times." "The specialist support provided by Acal BFi has been crucial in enabling leading customers to implement designs using Avago's disruptive FBAR technology as well as the emerging and innovative WaferCap technologies," explains Lee Austin, business development director for Acal BFi's communications division. "By engaging deeply with lead customers, Acal BFi provides a conduit through which customers can feed back their design wish-lists and effectively influence the future direction of Avago's new products and technologies." Acal BFi has provided specialist design support on Avago Technologies' products to customers in applications which include automotive, test and measurement and communication infrastructure. Paul Webster, UK managing director, Acal BFi, adds; "Acal BFi's specialist distribution model allows us to engage with customers from concept to production, touching every aspect of design, procurement, operations, production and contract manufacturing to provide end-to-end service and support." The Performance Excellence Award was presented by Avago's Stephanie Kircher to Lee Austin of Acal BFi's communications division, at a recent Gala Dinner held by Avago Technologies in Munich.