For Immediate Release

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. and Anokiwave Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Boosts market awareness and technical support of highly-integrated silicon core chips and ICs

LaFox, IL, Tuesday, September 29, 2015:  Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) announced today a new global distribution agreement with Anokiwave, a provider of highly-integrated silicon core chips and III-V front-end integrated circuits (“ICs”). The agreement aligns with Anokiwave’s focus on supporting customers and new opportunities with highly-technical support to provide innovative solutions for the most challenging applications.

Anokiwave is a leading provider of highly-integrated core chip and IC solutions that enables emerging millimeter-wave and Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) markets.

Richardson Electronics is a global channel partner for world-class electron devices, power electronics, and RF & microwave components.

“Pioneering the millimeter-wave revolution with new and disruptive technology, Anokiwave develops highly-integrated silicon core chips and compound semiconductor ICs for next generation markets,” said Greg Peloquin, Executive Vice President of Richardson Electronics' Power & Microwave Technologies group. “Our global, highly-technical sales team is eager and excited to promote these new products and technologies to key customers, identify new opportunities and gain design wins.”

“This agreement significantly strengthens the technical support we can provide to customers and increases our reach to promote our new products and technology,” stated Robert Donahue, CEO of Anokiwave. “Richardson Electronics’ extensive global network of sales engineers will help customers select the best-fit products for next generation millimeter-wave systems.”

About Richardson Electronics, Ltd:
Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes and related consumables; power conversion and RF and microwave components; high value displays, flat panel detector solutions and replacement parts for diagnostic imaging equipment; and customized display solutions. We serve customers in the alternative energy, healthcare, aviation, broadcast, communications, industrial, marine, medical, military, scientific and semiconductor markets. The Company’s strategy is to provide specialized technical expertise and “engineered solutions” based on our core engineering and manufacturing capabilities. The Company provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair through its global infrastructure. More information is available at

About Anokiwave:
Anokiwave is a cutting-edge provider of highly integrated IC solutions that enable emerging mmW markets and Active Antenna based solutions. Anokiwave’s creative system architectures and optimal selection of semiconductor technologies solve the toughest engineering problems.

Anokiwave operates design centers in San Diego, CA, Austin, TX, and Boston MA, with sales offices in Taipei, Taiwan, Boston, MA, and San Diego CA. Additional information can be found at

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