Celestica Q3 Sales Dip

 Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013. Third Quarter 2013 Highlights Revenue: $1.492 billion, within the range of our guidance of $1.425 to $1.525 billion (announced July 26, 2013), decreased 5% compared to the…

Microsemi to Acquire Symmetricom

Microsemi Corp., a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Symmetricom, Inc.,  a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Symmetricom, Inc. for $7.18 per share through a cash tender offer, representing a premium of 49…

Avnet Releases ADI and Xilinx Kits

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today released two kits designed by Avnet experts, the Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC / AD9361 Software-Defined Radio Evaluation Kit and the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC / AD9361 Software-Defined Radio Systems Development Kit. Targeted for software-defined radio, MIMO, public safety networks and general purpose data…

RS Components Enhances Website

 RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com ) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has further enhanced the customer online experience on its website as part of its ongoing strategy to build a GBP1bn eCommerce business at its heart. Intuitive improvements to the interactive…

Ophir-Spiricon Awarded

Ophir Photonics, global leader in precision laser measurement equipment and a Newport Corporation brand, is pleased to announce that Ophir-Spiricon has been recognized with a Best Practices Award for Continuous Improvement from the Utah Manufacturers Association <http://www.umaweb.org>  (Salt Lake City, Utah). Ophir-Spiricon won the award after the Utah Manufacturers Association evaluated eligible manufacturers on a…

Why RFID is a Purchasing Dream Tool

Having just attended the RFID Live 2013 conference in San Francisco, I was reminded of the myriad applications for RFID in tracking assets, monitoring systems and transmitting key data to and from sensing and recording devices. As I considered the potential uses of RFID technology for purchasing and operations people, I mentally formulated an end-to-end…