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Leading semi-conductor company Fairchild Semiconductor (FCS - Snapshot Report) recently entered into an agreement with Micross Components to establish the latter as an authorized North American supplier for its bare die products. The recent collaboration is aimed at enhancing Fairchild Semiconductor’s global customer base and serving its clients better.

Micross Components – a global provider of specialty electronic solutions – serves various sectors including military, space, medical and industrial applications. Some of its solutions include bare die and wafer processing as well as advanced and custom packaging materials. The company is widely known for its service excellence as a professional distributor.

The recent agreement will require Micross to serve as a link between Fairchild Semiconductor’s standard offerings and the unique needs of each customer. Apart from offering its standard products, this deal will facilitate Fairchild Semiconductor to provide specialty components or custom packaging solutions to meet the design and performance goals of its customers.

The collaboration will widen the product portfolio of Fairchild Semiconductor and will enable it to provide multiple products for any given design or supply chain. Moreover, with the tie-up, the company is expected to serve as a one-point source for a wide range of semi-conductor solutions.

Fairchild Semiconductor is a Calif.-based company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets highly efficient semiconductors for multiple-end market uses across the globe. Its products are used in computers, telecommunications, automotive as well as consumer and industrial applications. The company also provides online design tools and design centers in its effort to meet customer satisfaction.

Fairchild Semiconductor currently carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). Better-placed stocks in the same industry that are worth considering include M/A-Com Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (MTSI - Snapshot Report), Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP - Analyst Report) and MaxLinear, Inc. (MXL - Snapshot Report). All of these have a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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