Navitas Announces GaNFast Asian Distribution Partnership with WT Microelectronics

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Strong team accelerates revenue ramp in fast-charging mobile & consumer markets

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Partnering with Navitas gives WT a new, complementary revenue stream in mobile fast-charger, adapter, IoT, TV and higher power applications

Navitas Semiconductor today announced a distribution agreement with WT Microelectronics to strengthen customer relationships, and accelerate the penetration and revenue ramp of GaNFast™ power ICs across China, Taiwan and Korea. The world’s first GaNFast power ICs enable simultaneous MHz-frequency and highest-efficiency operation. These advances translate to smaller, lighter, lower system cost power conversion in mobile fast chargers and adapters, IoT, TVs, EV/Hybrid, LED lighting and new energy solutions.

“Navitas is extremely excited to partner with WT Microelectronics,” said Stephen Oliver, vice president of Sales & Marketing for Navitas. “GaNFast technology opens the door, and WT’s proven reach, strength and experience closes the deals. With coverage across the region, we can identify, win, and track business from OEM design office all the way to the contract manufacturing locations, in this US$30B market.”

WT has 36 offices and more than 2,000 employees in the partnership area, with teams dedicated to support Navitas’ own rapidly-growing local sales and field application resources.

“With GaNFast, we are at the start of a new era in power conversion, and WT has the line card, experience and customer relationships to exploit it fully,” explained WT’s Vice President of Marketing, Johnny Ou. “Partnering with Navitas gives WT a new, complementary revenue stream in mobile fast-charger, adapter, IoT, TV and higher power applications,” he added.

About Navitas Inc.:
Navitas Semiconductor is the world’s first and only GaN Power IC company, founded in 2014 and based in El Segundo, CA, USA. Navitas has a strong and growing team of power semiconductor industry experts with a combined 200 years of experience in materials, devices, applications, systems and marketing, plus a proven record of innovation with over 200 patents among its founders. A proprietary process design kit monolithically integrates the highest performance GaN FETs with GaN logic and GaN analog circuits. Navitas GaNFast Power ICs enable smaller, higher energy efficient and lower cost power for mobile, consumer, enterprise and new energy markets - over 35 Navitas patents are granted or pending.

About WT Microelectronics:
Established in 1993, WT Microelectronics is a leading professional service provider focusing on the global semiconductor distribution industry. By providing superior supply chain management services to both vendors and customers, WT has successfully positioned itself as a pivotal liaison, bridging upstream and downstream partners. WT has over 60 global leading semiconductor partners and provides services to over 8,000 quality customers, in various fields including communication, computing, consumer electronics, industry & instrument, IoT, and automotive. WT’s sales for 2017 were NT$189.4B, around USD $6.3B.
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