Maxim Integrated and Hakuto Sign Japan Distribution Agreement

SAN JOSE, Calif. and TOKYO, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Hakuto Co., Ltd. on September 1, 2017.

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The agreement strengthens Maxim's support system for a wide range of Japanese users, particularly those in the industrial market. Together with Maxim's highly integrated, strong-performance analog semiconductors and Hakuto's longtime achievements and experiences in the industrial field, Maxim will serve new customers and expand its range of design activities in new and existing markets.


  • "We welcome Hakuto to our distribution team and look forward to the great value it will add to our strong existing channel," said Mr. Shinichiro Yamazaki, President of Maxim Japan. "With Hakuto's proven track record of success and strong relationships, Maxim will continue to provide its customers with innovative products for various end markets."
  • "Through this collaboration with Maxim, we are committed to providing design engineers with excellent analog solutions through our global product expertise and strong technological support," said Mr. Ryusaburo Sugimoto, President of Hakuto.

About Maxim Integrated
Maxim Integrated develops innovative analog and mixed-signal products and technologies to make systems smaller and smarter, with enhanced security and increased energy efficiency. We are empowering design innovation for our automotive, industrial, healthcare, mobile consumer, and cloud data center customers to deliver industry-leading solutions that help change the world. Learn more at

About Hakuto Co., Ltd.
This year marks the 64th anniversary of Hakuto. Since its establishment in 1953, as an engineering trading company to agilely deliver the latest information and cutting-edge technologies, and as a manufacturer of industrial chemicals for production efficiency, Hakuto has continuously developed thanks to customers' patronage and support. With consolidated sales of 127.5 billion yen in fiscal year ending March 2017, 1,294 employees (consolidated), and a number of branches and sales offices in Japan and overseas countries, it is building sales networks. In the electronic devices business, Hakuto provides optimal products to domestic and overseas customers, with technical support services provided by field application engineers (FAEs). For further details, visit and


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