IDT names Future Electronics its EMEA Distributor of the Year 2010/11



IDT, the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, has announced that Future Electronics is the winner of its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Distributor of the Year Award 2010/11. The award was presented to the Managing Director of Future Electronics (EMEA), Dan Casey by Paolo Scarpa, IDT's European Distribution Manager. IDT said that the award gave recognition to the outstanding technical capabilities of Future Electronics, and in particular to the quality of its Field Applications Engineers based in branches across the EMEA region. The regions FAEs are backed by Future Electronics' System Design Centre, a design engineering laboratory in Egham, UK. Future Electronics' emphasis on providing design engineering support enabled it to help more customers design in new, high-value IDT parts than any other distributor in the EMEA region. Further backing for Future Electronics' excellence in engineering was provided by the award of IDT's Demand Creation Branch of the Year 2010/11 to Future Electronics' Stockholm, Sweden branch. Paolo Scarpa said: ‘Future Electronics is particularly to be congratulated on its support for new, high-technology parts in IDT's portfolio, since it only gained the full IDT franchise in 2010.' Future Electronics' excellent technical service to IDT customers is backed by world-class supply-chain capabilities. In particular, Future Electronics stocks large quantities of IDT parts at its new EMEA Distribution Centre in Leipzig, Germany, consistent with its policy of maintaining the industry's largest stock of available-to-sell components. About Future Electronics Future Electronics is a world class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components. Having served the electronics industry for more than 40 years, Future Electronics is uniquely positioned as the only truly global distributor of electronic components supporting customers of all sizes. Future Electronics currently operates in 169 locations in 42 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia, with its corporate headquarters in Montreal, Canada. About IDT Integrated Device Technology, Inc., the Analog and Digital Company™, develops system-level solutions that optimize its customers' applications. IDT uses its market leadership in timing, serial switching and interfaces, and adds analog and system expertise to provide complete application-optimized, mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing and consumer segments. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol "IDTI." Additional information about IDT is accessible at