Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has signed a distribution agreement with Sigasi, a VHDL (VHSIC hardware description language) integrated development environment (IDE) provider. Under the agreement, Arrow will distribute Sigasi’s hardware design entry tool “Sigasi Pro” to customers in North America. “Arrow is a key player in offering FPGA-based components and solutions,” says Philippe Faes, chief executive officer for Sigasi. “We know that their field application engineers are highly skilled in FPGA technology, which is important to our mutual customers. Together with the Arrow sales force and FAEs, we will be able to serve our mutual customers even better.” “Sigasi expands Arrow’s diverse software solutions offering,” said David West, vice president of supplier marketing for Arrow Electronics. “The relationship with Sigasi helps Arrow offer our customers a full range of solutions for every stage of our customers’ product lifecycle.” About Arrow Electronics Arrow Electronics ( www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 470 locations in 55 countries.