STMicro Wins MitraStar STB Deal

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that MitraStar Technology, the world leader in the networking DMS (Design and Manufacturing Service) industry, has selected ST’s STiH273 system-on-chip to produce set-top boxes (STBs) for Kbro Broadband, one of Taiwan’s largest cable television operators. ST’s highly-integrated, secure…

WPG to Distribute Micron ICs in the Americas

Micron, a designer and manufacturer of the world’s most advanced memory and semiconductor technologies and WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA), a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, Asia’s number one electronics distributor, announced today that WPGA will handle sales, support and logistics services for Micron’s complete line of memory and advanced products in North and South America, effective…

Future Wins ECIA Awards

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, was recognized with three marketing awards at the Electronic Components Industry Association’s Executive Conference held October 27-29, 2013 in Chicago.  The Electronics Choice Industry Awards celebrate the industry’s efforts in marketing their brands. Partnered with Penton Media, the organization considers hundreds of entries and chooses winners…

Shutdown Has Little Impact on Manufacturing

The recent shutdown by the U.S. government did not appear to have an effect on domestic manufacturing activity, according to the nation’s supply executives. A leading indicator of economic growth, the Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI), increased for the fifth straight month to reach 56.4 percent.  A PMI reading above 50 percent…