(PRWEB) October 3, 2002
CATALYST SEMICONDUCTOR SELECTS AMMON & RIZOS, INC. AS MEXICO and SOUTH CENTRAL USA SALES REPRESENTATIVE
Sunnyvale, Calif. (October 1, 2002) — Catalyst Semiconductor (Nasdaq: CATS) today announced it has appointed Ammon & Rizos, Inc. to its sales team of North American independent manufacturer sales representatives. Ammon & Rizos will represent Catalyst’s programmable products, including Flash memories, parallel and serial
EEPROMs, NVRAMs, Digitally Programmable Potentiometers (DPP (TM)) and microcontroller
supervisory circuits with EEPROM memory, in Mexico and the south central states of
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
“Ammon & Rizos is well known and respected by major Computer, Data Acquisition, Data Communication and Telecommunication manufacturers,” said Catalyst Area Sales
Manager Tom Martin. “With Ammon & Rizos’ experienced sales and application engineering team, we heighten our focus on major OEMs and contract manufacturers. With Catalyst’s expanded EEPROM memory, supervisor and Digitally Programmable Potentiometer (DPP) product lines, Ammon & Rizos’ established presence in the area will positively impact our position in the United States and Mexico.”
“We are very pleased Catalyst Semiconductor is part of our offering,” said David Rizos, vice president of Ammon & Rizos. Catalyst Semiconductor’s emphasis on high-speed serial EEPROMs and sizeable market share in the serial EEPROM market is testament to their success and focus on quality, delivery and customer service. We look forward to serving existing customers and expanding sales activity in the region.”
About Ammon & Rizos, Inc.
Founded in 1955, Ammon & Rizos, Inc. has over 45 years experience in marketing high technology products in the South Central United States and Mexico, and operates five fully-staffed offices in the United States and Mexico. Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana sales are managed from sales offices in Dallas, Austin and Houston. Ammon & Rizos has had offices in Mexico for
seven years. Mexico sales are managed from offices in El Paso and Guadalajara.
Ammon & Rizos employees a highly technical sales force. Over 70 percent of employees have technical degrees with six holding engineering degrees. A dedicated applications engineer provides technical solutions and product integration across all principals.
Ammon & Rizos represents such leading firms as Aromat, Artesyn, AVX/Kyocera, Bourns, The Bureau, Comair Rotron, Elco Corporation, Intersil, Midcom, Oki Semiconductor, United Chemicon and Wakefield Engineering.
About Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Catalyst Semiconductor, Inc. is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Catalyst is a developer and marketer of programmable products used in telecommunications, networking systems, computation, automotive, industrial
and consumer markets. Catalyst designs and markets a broad range of programmable
products including Flash Memories, Parallel and Serial EEPROMs with I2C, SPI and Microwire interfaces, NVRAMs, Digitally Programmable Potentiometers, Microcontroller Supervisory circuits and other programmable Mixed Signal
products. Typical applications for the Catalyst’s products include optical networks, modems, wireless LANs, network cards, PC BIOS, DIMM modules, cellular telephones, digital satellite box receivers, set-top boxes and Internet routers. Catalyst’s Quality Management System is ISO 9001 certified.
Additional information about Catalyst Semiconductor is available at
Except for those statements that report the Company’s historical results, the statements being made are forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements is contained under the heading “Certain Factors That May Affect the Company’s Future Results of Operations” listed from time to time in
Catalyst’s SEC reports including but not limited to the report on Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2002, and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended July 31, 2002.