Omron Americas Names New COO

Effective April 1, 2014, Jeff Rogers is Chief Operating Officer of Omron Electronic Components, Americas. Mr. Toshiaki Wakayama, immediate past CEO and COO of Omron Electronic Components, Americas, and Senior General Manager, Omron Electronic and Mechanical Components Business Sales and Marketing Headquarters, announced the promotion of Mr. Rogers, who previously held the role of General…

Mouser Recognized for Service Excellence

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global authorized distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, has received the prestigious 2013 NorthFace ScoreBoard Award (NFSB) from Omega Management Group Corp. in recognition of Mouser’s excellence in global customer service and support during 2013. This is the second consecutive year for Mouser to receive this honorable…

IPC Releases Conflict Minerals Standard

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries, working in partnership with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) and the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), recently published IPC-1755, Conflict Minerals Data Exchange Standard, to help suppliers and their customers effectively facilitate conflict minerals data exchange along the entire global…

Crocus Technology in Patent Battle

Crocus Technology S.A., a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies for mobile security, embedded microcontrollers, harsh environment electronics and magnetic sensors, today announces that the board of the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a preliminary decision in favor of a petition filed by Crocus to seek the Inter Partes Review against US…

Micron Licenses Avago IP

Avago Technologies (NASDAQ: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for wireless, wireline, and industrial applications, today announced that Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) has licensed Avago’s 28nm Low Power 30Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) IP for use in Micron’s next generation Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) devices. “Avago is an established leader in the development and…

Richardson Sales Slip in Q3

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL), today reported sales and earnings for its third quarter ended March 1, 2014. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors declared a $0.06 per share quarterly cash dividend. Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 were $32.9 million, a 2.2% decrease compared to net sales of $33.6…