Spansion, XMC to Jointly Develop 3D NAND

Sunnyvale, Calif. — Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, and XMC, China’s fastest growing 300mm semiconductor foundry, today announced that the two companies will work together to develop and manufacture 3D NAND technology. The companies have signed development and cross-licensing agreements. According to TechNavio, 3D NAND is expected to grow at a…

Mouser Adds Fairchild’s Xsens Line

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has expanded its global distribution agreement and partnership with Fairchild Semiconductor to include Xsens. An independent subsidiary of Fairchild, Xsens is recognized worldwide as a leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology. As part of Fairchild, the synergy of the two…

ITT Closes Strong 2014

ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) today reported strong 2014 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results, reflecting the power of a portfolio diversified and balanced across key end markets and geographies, strong operational execution and strategic investments for growth. These earnings results include gains in revenue, adjusted segment operating margins and adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations. In…

Cree Adds Intelligent Color to SmartCast Technology

DURHAM, NC — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) reinvents intelligent lighting with the introduction of field-adjustable color temperature for SmartCast™ Technology-enabled CR Series LED troffers, delivering a dynamic and customizable lighting experience for building managers and occupants. The first of Cree’s industry-leading luminaires to feature instantly adjustable color temperatures, Cree’s groundbreaking SmartCast Technology combined with its TrueWhite® Technology…

Uniquify Joins GLOBALSOLUTIONS Ecosystem

San Jose, Calif. –  Uniquify, a leading high-performance semiconductor intellectual property (IP) and system-on-chip (SoC) design, integration and manufacturing services supplier, today announced it has joined the GLOBALSOLUTIONS ecosystem as a worldwide IP and ASIC supplier. GLOBALSOLUTIONS is the sum of GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ internal resources and ecosystem partners, combined to efficiently enable the fastest time-to-volume for…

IEC Electronics Appoints CEO

Newark, N.Y.  – IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) today announced that the Board of Directors has elected Jeffrey T. Schlarbaum to the office of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Schlarbaum, age 48, served as IEC Electronic’s President from October 2010 to February 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Schlarbaum served as the Company’s Executive Vice…

Newark element14 Intros Xsens MTi Portfolio

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has announced the introduction of the MTi product portfolio from Xsens which provides a reliable industry standard for MEMS attitude and heating reference systems. The 4th generation MTi sets the new industry standard for reliable MEMS based AHRS, VRU, and IMUs. The MTi 10-series gives the system integrator a choice of three different integration…

AVX Capacitors Deliver 10,000-Hour Life

Greenville, S.C.– AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced that its TCH Series hermetically sealed tantalum polymer chip capacitors for aerospace, defense, and other high-reliability applications are now rated for extended lifespans of up to 10,000 hours. Developed with the European Space Agency (ESA) to suit aerospace applications, TCH…