Whirlpool Expands US Manufacturing

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announces today that it will invest $40 million to nearly double the size of its Greenville, Ohio, small appliance manufacturing operations. The expansion is expected to generate approximately 400 new jobs by 2018 – bringing the facility to a total workforce of about 1,400 employees. Executives say strong demand for KitchenAid small…

Flex PCB Market Set to Grow

Rising labor costs in China as well as currency appreciation hurt the nation’s domestic flexible printed circuit board industry last year, according to the “Global and China FPCB (Flexible Printed Circuit Board) Industry Report.”  The overall market will continue to grow: the global flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) market is valued at $1.321 billion with…

Optical Cable Posts Q1 Loss

Optical Cable Corporation today announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended January 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Financial Results The Company achieved consolidated net sales of $16.5 million during the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, compared to net sales of $17.3 million for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013. OCC’s sales…

Newark element14 Offers Wolfson Audio Card for Raspberry Pi

Chicago, Ill. – Raspberry Pi® owners can now use new high quality audio capabilities as the inspiration for their latest Pi innovations thanks to the new Wolfson Audio Card available exclusively from Newark element14. The card brings both line-in, line-out headphone and headset support, on-board stereo microphones, and digital audio S/PDIF functionality onto the Raspberry Pi® for the first time,…

Digi-Key Adds XP Power to Linecard

Thief River Falls, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with XP Power, a power-solution leader offering the widest range of power products available from one source. XP Power is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturers…

SanDisk Sues SK Hynix

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that it has filed a civil lawsuit against Korea’s SK Hynix, Inc., SK Hynix America and related entities in Santa Clara Superior Court. The lawsuit seeks damages, an injunction and other remedies against Hynix for trade secret misappropriation under California’s Uniform Trade Secret…