Mouser Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with IXYS Corporation


Inventory Includes Full Portfolio of Semiconductor Products

Mansfield, Texas, USA - November 12, 2007 - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ:IXYS), a leader in power semiconductors and mixed-signal ICs.

Mouser will stock the full line of IXYS power MOSFETs, IGBTs, power modules, rectifiers, gate drivers, LED drivers, fast recovery and Schottky diodes, as well as sense and control ICs.

"IXYS has been actively expanding its sales channels, working with specialized distributors who understand our power semiconductor business. Our devices are in high demand, especially as designers and engineers are engaged in developing new products," said IXYS COO and CFO Uzi Sasson. "Mouser has a long and distinguished track record as a distribution source for the design engineering community. They will help us meet these customer demands, as well as bring our products to a variety of new and previously untapped markets. We are looking forward to this mutually-advantageous relationship."

According to Mike Scott, Mouser Vice President of Active Products, the distribution agreement with IXYS is in keeping with Mouser's unique business model of rapid introduction of the newest, most innovative products and the latest technologies, further enhancing the distributor's time-to-market advantage for their design engineering customers.

"We're pleased to offer IXYS' innovative power semiconductor and mixed-signal IC products to our engineering customers for their new design projects," said Scott. "We also look forward to penetrating new markets and gaining new customers for IXYS through our innovative marketing programs."

Mouser's broad-based product line, unsurpassed customer service, and streamlined warehouse operations make the distributor the design engineer's one-stop shop for all the components and associated development tools necessary for total project design.

Mouser's broad-based product line, unsurpassed customer service, and streamlined warehouse operations make the distributor the design engineer's one-stop shop for all the components and associated development tools necessary for total project design.

Mouser Electronics is the only major distributor to publish a new 1,900+ page print catalog every 90 days. In addition, its website with interactive online catalog is updated daily, contains more than 890,000 products for easy online purchase, provides over 1.5 million cross-references, as well as more than 677,000 downloadable data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, applications notes, and other technical design information.

About Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers. Mouser.com features over 890,000 products online from more than 335 manufacturers. Mouser's 1,900+ page catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit www.mouser.com.

About IXYS Corporation

Founded in 1983, IXYS Corporation has been developing technology-driven products to improve power conversion efficiency. IXYS is a U.S. pioneer in the development of power semiconductors that control and convert electrical energy with high efficiency. Diminishing natural resources, demand for inexpensive energy, and environmental directives for energy efficiency all represent a significant challenge. IXYS' power semiconductors and mixed-signal integrated circuits play a vital role in reducing energy costs and consumption as they regulate the amount of energy utilized by everyday products. With a customer base of over 2,000 telecommunications, transportation, industrial, medical, and consumer companies, IXYS is a significant provider of power semiconductors in North America. IXYS and its subsidiary companies, offer a diversified product base that addresses worldwide needs for power conversion, electrical efficiency and renewable energy. For more information, visit www.ixys.com.

Ellie Rovai
Marketing Manager
Mouser Electronics, Inc.
1000 North Main Street
Mansfield, TX 76063
Direct: 817-804-3857
Fax: 817-804-3803
e-mail: ellie.rovai@mouser.com

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