AVX Awards Avnet China

Fountain Inn, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, recently recognized Avnet Electronics Marketing China (AEMC) for outstanding sales growth in the second quarter of AVX’s fiscal year. Recording more than 22% growth over the highest quarter from the previous year, the Avnet China sales team was the only…

Tsinghua to Buy 25% Stake in ChipMOS Taiwan

Hsinchu, Taiwan — ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (“ChipMOS” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services (“OSAT”), today announced that the Board of Directors of its 58.0% owned subsidiary ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. (“ChipMOS Taiwan”, Taiwan Stock Exchange Stock Ticker 8150) has authorized and signed a share purchase agreement to…

Connector Consolidation: The Big Get Bigger

Mergers and acquisitions are often a double-edged sword for the electronics supply chain. Several high-profile semiconductor M&As this year have analysts praising the financial soundness of the mergers and the expansion of product portfolios. For purchasing professionals, buying more products from fewer vendors help consolidate their supplier base. At the same time, M&A also means…