Achronix Semiconductor announced a long term technology partnership and OEM agreement with Mentor Graphics. The agreement ensures close collaboration between the two companies to provide a comprehensive FPGA design environment, enabling developers to take full advantage of Achronix high performance FPGAs. Under this agreement, Mentor Graphics will add optimized support for Achronix multi-GHz FPGA devices to Precision Synthesis. Also under the terms of this agreement, Achronix will integrate and offer a complete design suite that includes Precision Synthesis. The initial version of the design suite will be available to end-users in 2007.