Richardson RFPD Stocks TriQuint GaN MMIC

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new high performance GaN power doubler MMIC from TriQuint. The TAT9988 is an ultra-linear, packaged GaN amplifier intended for output stage amplification in CATV infrastructure applications. It features a push-pull cascode design, which provides flat gain along with ultra-low distortion, making…

Hathaway Selects STMicroelectronics Chips

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a top player in ICs for digital TVs and set-top boxes (STB), today announced that Hathway, a leading cable Multi-System Operator (MSO) in India with more than 6 million digital subscribers has chosen ST’s highly integrated systems-on-chips (SoC) to…

Chip Makers Align in Automotive Market

With the PC market in decline and government budgets in sequestration, the automotive market is a bright spot for component makers. The electronics content in all types of vehicles is expected to increase significantly as car makers woo customers with advanced safety features and infotainment offerings. This week,  Freescale Semiconductor Japan Ltd. and ROHM Co.…

RS Components Honored in China

 RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com/index.html ), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, was awarded the ‘Top Electronic Components User Satisfaction Award’ in HC360.com’s ‘Top 10 Awards’ in China. This award is a mark of recognition of RS Components’ presence and market performance in…

IDT Announces Departure of CFO

Integrated Device Technology, Inc.., the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that Richard D. Crowley, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will be resigning his position with IDT to pursue another executive opportunity. Mr. Crowley will continue to serve as a financial advisor to the Company through September 17,…

Distribution Exec Joins Sanmina

Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ: SANM) a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today announced the expansion of its management team with the appointment of Chuck Kostalnick as executive vice president and chief business officer. Mr. Kostalnick is an industry veteran with over 23 years of sales and marketing management experience. He has held several executive level positions…