AXSEM, Swiss fabless IC manufacturer, signs Alpha Micro as distributor for the UK and Ireland

AXSEM, a leading Swiss fabless IC manufacturer, has appointed Alpha Micro Components, specialist in machine to machine (M2M) communication, as a UK and Irish design-based distributor. An ideal extension to the Alpha Micro M2M product portfolio, AXSEM’s RF ICs, RF Microcontrollers and LCD Drivers are ideal for a wide range of applications including automatic meter reading, security devices, entrance controls, active tags, highway tracking, medical and energy harvesting applications. Most importantly its ICs offer the unique combination of excellent RF performance, minimal power consumption and high flexibility.

Commenting on Alpha Micro’s appointment, Managing Director Christos Papakyriacou said, “AXSEM is a global leader in CMOS mixed signal VHF and UHF transceivers with products ranging from 70 MHz to 2.5 GHz. Its ultra-low-power microcontrollers are designed for operation in radio applications. All products are distinguished by their flexible concept to fit a wide range of applications and their ultimate performance in terms of sensitivity and power efficiency. The user friendly development tools and distinctive customer support reduces development times to a minimum.  We are looking forward to accelerating sales in the UK and Ireland.”

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About Alpha Micro Components 
Founded in 1995, Alpha Micro is a successful independent specialist franchised distributor of components for telematics and M2M. It is one of the companies pioneering the concept of “design based” distribution, using its in-house software and hardware capabilities as a platform to sell its franchised components. Alpha Micro’s design group offers a comprehensive technical support package ranging from application support, through to complete turnkey designs. The company services the machine to machine (M2M), telematics, medical, energy monitoring, security and automotive sectors with components from world leading manufacturers. The franchised line up includes EnOcean, FTDI, GainSpan, Lantronix, Laird Technologies and u-blox.– Alpha Micro has built an enviable reputation for product knowledge, customer service and innovation.  For further information please visit

AXSEM is a world leading fabless semiconductor company that specialises in cutting edge CMOS analog, digital and mixed-signal semiconductors mainly for the high-volume wireless communication market. It was founded in 2000 and has developed to become a market leader in several fields of RF-communication IC.

The company has its headquarters in Dübendorf, Switzerland, conveniently located near the centre of Zurich and about 10 min from Zurich Airport.

With its ISO 9001:2008 certified design, production and marketing flow and its global network of accredited distributors and representatives, it offers high-quality products with local backup and support. This allows AXSEM's customers to respond quickly and precisely to changes in the market-place.

AXSEM provides RoHS compliant, lead-free (Pb-free) products.


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