Central Semiconductor Expands with Future

Central Semiconductor Corp., a leading manufacturer of innovative discrete semiconductors, today announced that it has expanded its Distribution Agreement with Future Electronics, one of the top worldwide broadline distributors of electronic components, headquartered in Montreal Canada, into EMEA. “We are pleased to be adding Future on board in the EMEA territories after forging a successful…

Ciena Lauds EMS Sanmina

Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company making some of the world’s most complex and innovative optical, electronic and mechanical products, today announced that Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, recently honored Sanmina’s Optical, RF and Microelectronics division with their prestigious Product Innovation Award. This Product Innovation Award was the result of Sanmina’s…

IPC: EMS Growth Set to Resume

Electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers – with the possible exception of mega-EMS Foxconn – have been struggling to maintain the kind of growth they have experienced in prior years. That’s unlikely to resume given the single-digit profit margins that have become SOP for the industry. However, according to the IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® ,…

Toshiba Acquires OCZ Technology

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502), a global technology leader and manufacturer of NAND flash memory, today announced that the Company has finalized the purchase of substantially all assets of OCZ Technology Group, making it a wholly owned subsidiary and Toshiba Group Company. Effective immediately, the Group company will operate independently as OCZ Storage Solutions, a leading provider of…

Avnet Opens Tech Games Sign-ups

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, has announced that registration is now open for college students across the nation to compete in both the Arizona Onsite and Spring Virtual Avnet Tech Games. The events help students prepare for real-world business opportunities and compete for a chance to win scholarships. The Spring Virtual Avnet Tech…