SAN JOSE, Calif., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WPG Americas Inc. today announced a new franchise agreement with Achronix Semiconductor Corporation to distribute their line of high-density and high-performance application-targeted FPGAs. Achronix's Speedster22i FPGAs are the industry's most advanced FPGAs built on Intel's ground breaking 22nm, 3-D Tri-Gate transistor technology. The Speedster22i devices have up to 1.7 million, 4-input look-up-tables and consume half the power and are half the cost of competitive high end FPGAs for targeted high bandwidth applications.
"The addition of Achronix to the WPGA line card brings our customers a cutting edge FPGA product like no other that the market has ever seen. Customers who have been locked into traditional FPGA suppliers now have an option that allows them to take advantage of the high density and high performance product that Achronix offers," said Rich Davis, President of WPG Americas.
"We are excited to partner WPG Americas to sell our industry-leading, 22nm Speedster22i FPGAs," said Steve Mensor, Vice President of Marketing at Achronix. "WPG has a unique and highly targeted sales team that will focus on delivering and supporting high bandwidth solutions that can only be addressed by Achronix's industry leading FPGAs."
About WPG Americas Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, WPG Americas Inc. is a member of WPG Holdings, a $13B worldwide distributor of semiconductors, passive, electro-mechanical and display products. Founded in November 2007, WPGA is a franchised partner for leading technology suppliers. As a member of WPG Holdings, WPGA is uniquely positioned to offer total solutions to its diverse customer base. WPGA continues to introduce new leading edge technologies, quality service and design-in focus through its superior engineering programs. For more information, visit www.wpgamericas.com.
About Achronix Semiconductor
Achronix is a privately held fabless corporation based in Santa Clara, California. Achronix builds application targeted field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) built on Intel's 22nm, 3-D Tri-Gate transistor technology. Achronix ACE design tools include integrated support for Synopsys Synplify Pro. Achronix has sales offices and representatives in the United States, Europe, and China, and has a research and design office in Bangalore, India. Find out more at http://www.achronix.com.
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