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Ecliptek Press Release

Arrow Signed Distribution Agreement in Asia with Ecliptek

For Immediate Release
Friday, May 5th, 2006
Hong Kong - Arrow Asia Pac Ltd. (Arrow) announced today that it has signed a franchise agreement with Ecliptek Corporation (NEDA: 4265), a recognized market leader in the frequency control market. Arrow Asia will market and distribute Ecliptek products through its extensive sales and marketing network of 41 sales offices in 11 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific region.
"Ecliptek is a leader in the frequency control market. Their innovative products and state-of-the-art technology enable Arrow to provide customers with the very best in crystal and oscillator products," said Cameron Ward, Managing Director, PEMCO Marketing, Arrow Asia Pac.
Cary Rosen, President of Ecliptek said, "We have had an exceptional working relationship with Arrow for many years and I believe their world-class supply chain capabilities and comprehensive technical services complement well with our strategy for Asia. Arrow's extensive sales and marketing network Asia will help us to expand our presence in this region as well as help in introducing exciting new products to the market."
About Ecliptek
Founded in 1987, Ecliptek has become a leading supplier of frequency control products to the electronics industry. Ecliptek provides unparalleled quality, complete engineering support, excellent customer service and innovative products to their OEM customers and distributors worldwide. Complete information on company operations or any of Ecliptek's quality frequency control devices can be obtained by calling 1-800-ECLIPTEK or by visiting Ecliptek's internet site at www.ecliptek.com. The company's Email address is sales@ecliptek.com.
About Arrow Asia Pac
A subsidiary of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), Arrow Asia Pac is one of Asia Pacific's leading electronic component distributors. In addition to its regional headquarters in Hong Kong, Arrow Asia Pac operates 41 sales offices, three primary distribution centers and ten local warehousing facilities in eleven countries/territories across Asia. Providing a full range of semiconductors, passive, electromechanical and connectors products from over 60 leading international suppliers, Arrow Asia Pac serves more than 10,000 original equipment and contract manufacturers and commercial customers in Asia Pacific. Visit us at www.arrowasia.com.
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