Altera and Intel Expand Fab Pact

Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) and Intel Corporation today announced their collaboration on the development of multi-die devices that leverage Intel’s world-class package and assembly capabilities and Altera’s leading-edge programmable logic technology. The collaboration is an extension of the foundry relationship between Altera and Intel, in which Intel is manufacturing Altera’s Stratix® 10 FPGAs and SoCs…

How Buyers Select PV Modules

Munich, Germany — Buyers rank reliability and quality as more important than price when selecting photovoltaic (PV) modules, according to a recent survey of solar module purchases conducted by IHS Technology. Survey respondents were given choices including reliability, quality, pricing, efficiency, weight and size, and by a wide margin, 99 percent of respondents said module…

Continental Ramps Up Production

International automotive supplier Continental will launch production this month of short range radar sensors for advanced driver assistance systems at its plant in Seguin, Texas. “Expanding our manufacturing capacity takes us a step closer to our American customers. In the market for the market is a keystone of our strategy,” said Christian Schumacher head of…

IPC Honors STI and Raytheon

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® bestowed its highest corporate honors to STI Electronics, Inc. and Raytheon Company. During a luncheon at IPC APEX EXPO®, the IPC Stan Plzak Corporate Recognition Award was presented to STI Electronics and the IPC Peter Sarmanian Corporate Recognition Award to Raytheon Company Named after a former IPC Board Chairman who…

Active-Semi and Digi-Key Ink Global Pact

Active-Semi International, Inc. (www.active-semi.com) and Digi-Key Corporation, a leading global electronic components distributor, today announced a global distribution agreement. Active-Semi provides a breadth of purpose-built analog and mixed signal power ICs that enable a variety of broad and emerging applications, such as smartphones, tablets, wearables, automation and embedded motor control in consumer electronics, commercial and…