IPC Report Highlights Onshoring Trends

Bannockburn, Ill. — A new report in IPC’s series of on-shoring studies, On-Shoring in the North American Electronics Industry: Update on Trends and the Impact on Companies, has been published by IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®. Presenting data collected by IPC over the past two years, the report highlights North American electronics industry trends in on-shoring and…

Richardson RFPD Inks Deal with Maxtena

LaFox, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today that it will globally distribute products from Maxtena, Inc., a top developer and producer for innovative wireless solutions, including GNSS, Iridium, Inmarsat and Thuraya satellites, and terrestrial M2M, MSS and LTE applications. Richardson RFPD will distribute Maxtena’s line of reliable, rugged and compact helix antennas, microstrip antennas and…

ChipMOS Sales Rise Nearly 9% in Q2

Hsinchu — ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (“ChipMOS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services (“OSAT”), today reported its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of June 2014 and second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Revenue for the month of June 2014 was NT$1,799.7 million or US$60.3 million, a decrease of 1.6% from the month…

Mentor Graphics Bolsters Automotive Design with XSe Acquisition

Wilsonville, Ore. — Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH (XSe), a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. XSe has over ten years of direct experience in the automotive electronics design industry across twenty automotive programs that combine hardware and software expertise. XSe brings a…

Faster Prototyping with SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA Kit

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of the company’s new leading-edge SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGA Evaluation Kit. The new SmartFusion2 Evaluation Kit is an easy-to-use, feature-rich, affordable platform designed to enable designers to quickly and easily accelerate evaluation or…