ZMDI Launces New Website

Dresden, Germany – ZMD AG (ZMDI), an award winning global semiconductor company that is headquartered in Dresden, Germany, and specializes in enabling energy-efficient solutions, today announces the launch of its all-new www.zmdi.com. ZMDI is a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, medical, information technology and consumer applications. With over 50 years of…

How Does Cisco Manage Supply Chain Risk?

Cisco, the high-tech electronics manufacturer, has long been regarded by the business community as having one of the best supply chains in the industry. Cisco regards supply chain resilience as a core business challenge across the enterprise, not just a logistics problem. In its efforts to improve its resilience, the company  has gone from a…

Microchip Warns Customers to Prepare for Tight Supplies

Microchip Technology Inc. has alerted customers to possible component shortages as demand surge in multiple product segments, resulting in extended lead times and rising capacity constraints. Steve Sanghi, chairman, president and CEO of the semiconductor vendor, warned in a memo to customers that continued misalignment in orders at a time of rising demand and plant…

America Semi Inks Global Pact With Powell

America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, announced today that it has signed an authorized distribution agreement with Powell Electronics, a worldwide distributor of electronic connectors, switches and related components.  Under the new agreement, Powell Electronics will provide global sales, design support and fulfillment services for America Semiconductors’ extensive portfolio of high-reliability,…

Element14 Launches TI WiFi Kit

Farnell element14 has announced the launch of the Texas Instruments CC3200 Launchpad and CC3100 BoosterPack, a development platform and Wi-Fi device, created for faster and easier implementation of solutions for the Internet of Things(IoT). The CC3200 LaunchPad kit is the industry’s first single-chip programmable microcontroller with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity suitable for applications in cloud connectivity,…

IPC Names New Standards Director

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces that Teresa Rowe has joined the IPC staff as director of assembly and standards technology. Rowe will direct and manage the development of standards for electronics assembly materials and processes. Her additional responsibilities include supporting committee chairmen, developing working drafts, balloting standards, addressing comment resolution and overseeing the publication…