ATLANTA, GA, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Micro, a global distributor of electronic components, and SMC Diode Solutions, a leading designer and manufacturer of die and wafer products, today announced a distribution agreement. The agreement authorizes World Micro to promote, distribute, and market SMC’s extensive range of discrete products. 

SMC Diode’s products are sold for a variety of applications in the commercial market including LCD displays, telecom equipment, power supplies, industrial and aircraft industries, which have demanding reliability and quality requirements.

“We are thrilled to partner with SMC Diode as a franchised distributor,” said Bettina Clark, World Micro’s Director of Supplier Development. “SMC’s unique offerings in the diode market offer a perfect match for our customer’s needs, specifically in the military aerospace market,” commented Clark. “Furthermore, SMC’s commitment to quality and reliability resonates World Micro’s dedication to provide our expansive customer base with top-tier components,” added Clark.

“We have worked with World Micro for almost as long as SMC has been in the Americas,” said Mark LaPointe, Director of Sales & Marketing at SMC. “We are pleased to finally formalize our agreement and have been impressed with their design efforts on our behalf over the years,” said LaPointe.

About SMC Diode Solutions:

SMC Diode is a leading manufacturer of high reliability electronic component solutions for the defense, aerospace, space, medical and other high reliability markets. SMC’s products provide rugged, lightweight, and cost effective solutions for switching power supplies, AC-DC rectification, primary & secondary power distribution, motion control, transient voltage spike protection, and custom applications. SMC Diode’s rigorous qualification standards from large aerospace, communication, and consumer electronics suppliers that are known worldwide for both their superior products and within the industry for their exceptionally demanding supplier qualification teams. SMC Diode is ISO9001, ISO14001 and TS16949 qualified.

About World Micro:

World Micro, Inc. is a global, aerospace, military, commercial, and medical electronic component and products distributor focused on quality systems. Since 1994, World Micro has helped its customers solve difficult supply chain issues through innovative research, design, sourcing, stocking, and procurement, inventory, and management solutions. World Micro is privately held with headquarters in Atlanta and has its Asian distribution hub in Penang, Malaysia. The company's website is and can be followed on LinkedIn at

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