ST Aims for Higher Distribution Sales

STMicroelectronics N.V. is envisioning a day when up to 35 percent of its sales would be derived through components distributors, a move that potentially could add several billions annually to the total available market (TAM) for big and medium-size channel partners. The Geneva, Switzerland-based semiconductor manufacturer has in the past sold its products mainly through…

Mill-Max Redesigns Catalog & Website

Mill-Max Mfg., North America’s largest manufacturer of precision-machined interconnect components, has announced both the release of its expanded, full-line catalog and the redesign of its corporate website.  In each case, emphasis has been put on providing customers with the most up-to-date presentation of the company’s extensive product offering in an informative, easy-to-use format. The Mill-Max…

Macronix Will Defend Patents

Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337), a global leader providing non-volatile memory solutions, announced that it will take vigorous actions against the patent litigations filed by Spansion, Inc. in the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) and the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California.  Macronix will defend its products and assist its customers in defending…

AVX Gets DLA OK for Accu-L Inductors

AVX Corp., a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, today announced that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has issued drawings for high-reliability versions of its Accu-L(R) Series thin film inductors in 0402, 0603, and 0805 case sizes. Currently unique in their ability to provide extremely low inductance values (0.56nH) and ultra-tight inductor…