Maxim Integrated and CoreStaff Sign Japan Catalog Distribution Agreement

SAN JOSE, Calif. and TOKYO, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced that it has signed a catalog distribution agreement with CoreStaff Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest online shopping sites for semiconductors, electronic parts, and module products. The agreement is effective as of November 3, 2017.

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This agreement will accelerate Maxim's broad market strategy by providing a wide range of Japanese customers with highly integrated and cutting-edge analog semiconductors. With the acceleration of Industry 4.0, and increased demands for diverse products ranging from different stages in the development process, semiconductor manufacturers and trading companies must quickly respond to diverse customer needs. The collaboration of both companies will address this need, as well as enhance the supply of Maxim's high-performance analog semiconductors available from Zaikostore, CoreStaff's online shopping site.


  • "This catalog distributor agreement with Maxim is a great step for us," said Mr. Masaki Tozawa, President of CoreStaff. "Our mission is to give more Japanese customers easy access to Maxim products, and in the near future, to establish a mechanism with which Japanese customers can purchase just one Maxim product at any given time."
  • "This collaboration aims to accelerate the broad market strategy in the Japanese market, which Maxim has been globally pushing ahead with," said Mr. Shinichiro Yamazaki, President of Maxim Japan. "Through CoreStaff's unique business model such as its quality control system and optimal proposals using IT tools, we look forward to an expansion of new customers in Japan."

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 CoreStaff Co., Ltd.
CoreStaff Co., Ltd. handles component procurement, design and EMS, as well as the distributor and importer/exporter of operations for semiconductors, electronic parts, and module products. In June 2016, acquiring Atmark Techno, Inc. as its group company, CoreStaff began providing internet of things (IoT) platforms comprehensively. In its primary service with a minimum order size of only one component, approx. 30,000 items of 30 manufacturers are in stock and available for immediate shipping from the company's own Nagano distribution center. With an in-house inspection organization "Quality Labo" specialized in market inventory, the company thoroughly examines products. Purchased products are guaranteed for one year. In addition to six domestic bases including group companies, the company has CoreStaff Hong Kong and CoreStaff America (San Jose, CA) as overseas bases. For further details, visit

About Zaikostore
CoreStaff operates the online shopping site Zaikostore, Japan's largest online shopping sites for semiconductors, electronic parts, and module products. Aiming to improve users' productivity, Zaikostore is equipped with enriched features, including BOM, collective import feature, speck/category search, and bookmarking function. For further details, visit


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