Future Plans $10M Expansion of Memphis Distribution Center

Future Electronics Inc. plans to spend an additional $10 million to expand services at its state-of-the-art Memphis areas distribution center as part of plans to enhance offerings at the 10-year old facility, according to company executives. The increased investment at the facility, which employs about 300 workers, was announced earlier this month at a celebration…

Vishay Q3 Sales Lag Forecast

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive components, today announced its results for the fiscal quarter and nine fiscal months ended September 27, 2014. Revenues for the fiscal quarter ended September 27, 2014 were $638.2 million, compared to $602.9 million for the fiscal quarter ended September…

Digi-Key Reports Surging Europe Sales

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced exceptionally strong growth in Europe, averaging 26-percent growth year-over-year across the entire region. The company attributes this rapid sales growth to its continued global expansion of local sales and support resources and the strength of its next…

Microchip Announces its First Mobile App Developer Partner

Chandler, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced its first App Developer Specialist—WillowTree Apps—the latest company to join Microchip’s world-class Design Partner Network.  This new App Developer Specialist category, which designates an exclusive focus on Web and native-app creation, builds on Microchip’s deep roster of traditional…

Richardson RFPD Reduces Pricing for NX-Series IGBTs

LaFox, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today reduced pricing on the latest NX-Series of insulated-gate bipolar transistors from Powerex, Inc. The devices are being offered at a ten-percent discount for a limited time. The six IGBTs use the 6.1 CSTBT chip, which offers significantly lower losses compared to competing chip technologies. When compared with an aluminum nitride ceramic…

Cypress to Unveil Breakthrough PSoC for IoT

San Jose, Calif. – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced it will demonstrate multiple products and will introduce a new PSoC® programmable system-on-chip targeted for the Internet of Things at the Electronica international trade show in Munich Germany from November 11-14, 2014. Cypress will showcase demonstrations of its PSoC and capacitive touch-sensing solutions, USB 3.0 controllers, automotive…

SMIC, ASML Sign Volume Purchase Agreement

Shanghai — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) the largest and most advanced pure-play foundry provider in China,  and ASML Holding N.V. (“ASML”), the world’s leading provider of lithography systems, announce the signing of a volume purchase agreement (VPA) that will provide SMIC with lithography systems from ASML. The VPA which is worth approximately450…