Atlanta, GA - ECIA is pleased to welcome five new member companies representing key constituencies from the components industry:

Component manufacturers Infineon and Ecliptek join ECIA as leaders in their respective technologies.

Microelectronics supplier Infineon focuses on technology that 'makes life easier, safer and greener,' with applications in nearly every major end market sector, including especially IofT, sustainable energy, automotive, medical, industrial and cell infrastructure, among many others. The company's mission is to develop semiconductors to increase the performance of modern technology and create products that achieve more, consume less and are accessible to everybody.

Founded in 1987, Ecliptek Corporation is a recognized market leader in the frequency control market. The company's state-of-the-art products and leading edge technology provide customers the very best in crystal and oscillator products.

Masline and Walker Industrial are both distributors.

Masline's mission is to provide an integrated solution: "Integrating our three core functions - product distribution, logistics, and service excellence - together with our versatile customized solutions gives our customers the power to improve efficiency and profits. We help balance manufacturing challenges, always ensuring that the job is done on-time and on-budget," says the company website, www.masline.com

Walker Industrial is a distributor focused on automation solutions, providing a number of value-added services, including design, application support, and testing services.

EmpireTechnology Group is a manufacturers' rep firm geographically focused on New England, New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. The company's strengths are in a high level of design support in a wide range of components including active, passive, power supply, electromechanical, connectors, RF/microwave, circuit protection, and datacom. "I am very pleased to be the first to welcome these new members to our ECIA family” said John Denslinger, president & CEO of ECIA. “We continually strive to attract the very best companies with domestic and global footprints. These five companies definitely shows the diversity of our industry and the unique business perspective each contributes. I know your peers look forward to welcoming your active participation whether it be in leadership, councils, committees, events or just community networking.”

About ECIA

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. ECIA members share a common goal of promoting and improving the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components to the end customer. Comprised of a broad array of leaders and professionals representing all phases of the electronics components supply chain, ECIA is where business optimization, product authentication and industry advocacy come together. ECIA members develop industry guidelines and technical standards, as well as generate critical business intelligence. For more information, visit www.ecianow.org or call 678-393-9990.

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