HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Avnet Memec, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company, a leading global technology distributor, has been selected as a pan-European distributor for Macronix International Co., Ltd., a leading provider of non-volatile memory semiconductor solutions. The new agreement enables Avnet Memec to bring leading NOR, NAND and ROM technology to its customers across Europe at the earliest stage of their design. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130527/HK20460 ) "Adding Macronix' Flash memory products to our portfolio adds depth to our line-card and service offering," said Bill Walker, Vice President of Technical Marketing for Avnet Memec. "Leveraging the Macronix cutting edge manufacturing processes will allow us to offer customers competitive low power, high speed read/write devices across all popular densities to ensure that their design and build cost remains optimized." Chris Bowen, General Manager of Macronix Europe N.V. commented, "Throughout Europe there is a vast range of applications with an increasing number of features requiring advanced Flash memory. The superior technical design support offered by Avnet Memec, backed by Avnet Europe's logistics and warehousing, means we will be able to reach those customers early in their design cycle." Macronix Flash memory devices are available now from Avnet Memec and to help customers select the correct device for their application datasheets and support documentation is available from: www.macronix.com . About Avnet Memec Avnet Memec, a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, is a highly specialised semiconductor distributor, operating on a pan-European basis and employing a significant number of engineers to support customers' design efforts. Avnet Memec specialises in highly innovative suppliers and technologies, which will help a variety of customers to differentiate their designs. Its area of specialisation extends from Analog and Microcontrollers to RF, Datacom and Networking. The business unit operates out of 31 offices in 19 European countries and represents major semiconductor franchises on a pan-European basis. www.avnet-memec.euAbout Macronix International Co., Ltd. Macronix, a leading integrated device manufacturer in the Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) market, provides a full range of NOR Flash, NAND Flash, and ROM products. With its world-class R&D and manufacturing capability, Macronix continues to deliver high-quality, innovative and performance driven products to its customers in the consumer, communication, computing, automotive, networking and other segment markets.