FCI Expands Power Connector Line

Singapore — FCI expanded its power connector family with the introduction of the PwrMAX Ortho power connectors. Designed to support data center equipment, this new Orthogonal system packaging architecture can offer improved data transfer and system cooling by eliminating mid-plane circuit boards, said FCI. The PwrMAX Ortho power connectors can be used with either busbars or circuit boards…

U.S. Manufacturing: Mixed Bag in October

The trifecta of a strong dollar, low oil prices and concerns about China continued to dog the U.S. manufacturing market in October. The domestic industry’s leading index, the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI, moved uncomfortably close to 50 — the dividing line between growth and contraction. The PMI in October measured 50.1 percent, down from…

Mouser Offers Atmel SMART E70 MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the new SMART SAM E70 flash-based microcontroller from Atmel Corporation. This new high-performance Atmel microcontroller is based on a 32-bit ARM® Cortex®‑M7 core running at up to 300MHz with an integrated Floating Point Unit (FPU). The device allows designers to increase performance and deliver SRAM and system functionality, while…

Richardson to Distribute IDT RF Products

San Jose, Calif. — Integrated Device Technology, Inc.® (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced it is partnering with Richardson Electronics Ltd. (NASDAQ:RELL) to distribute IDT’s leading RF and RF timing products throughout North America, Europe and Asia. The LaFox, Ill.-based distributor has a large team of experienced RF specialists to work with customers interested in IDT’s rapidly expanding portfolio of…

Pasternack Inks Private-Label Deal with Ducommun

Irvine, Calif. – Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has signed an agreement with Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO), to private-label manufacture select Ducommun RF products under the Pasternack brand. This new partnership provides customers with urgent RF product needs access to a greater offering of industry-leading components through Pasternack…

Sanmina Posts 6% Sales Increase in FYQ4

San Jose, Calif. — Sanmina Corporation (“Sanmina” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 3, 2015. Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 Summary Revenue of $1.64 billion GAAP operating margin of 3.2 percent GAAP diluted earnings per share of $3.78(1) Non-GAAP(2) operating margin of 3.8…

Raltron Appoints New Rep

RALTRON is pleased to announce the addition of QuadRep for the growing needs of the Southern California market. Bill Myers, President of QuadRep Technologies stated: “The addition of the extensive line of Raltron crystals, clock oscillators, saw devices, filters and ceramic products will be an excellent compliment to our existing product offering. Given Raltron’s history…

Global Semiconductor Sales Up Slightly in Q3

Washington, D.C. — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $85.2 billion during the third quarter of 2015. This total marks an increase of 1.5 percent compared to the previous quarter, but is 2.8 percent lower than the third quarter of last year.…

Infor Launches Cloud PLM for European Manufacturers

Paris, France – Inforum –Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced Infor Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Accelerate, powered by Aras, is now available for European organizations. Initially launched for the US market in 2014, this new PLM solution will provide strong value to automotive, industrial manufacturing, high…