STI Electronics Gets IPC QML

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001, IPC-A-610, and IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to STI Electronics, Inc. (STI), an electronics manufacturer and IPC Training Center based in Madison, Ala. To earn this, STI successfully completed an intensive audit based on IPC’s standards, including IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and…

Battelle Intros Anti-Counterfeiting Detection for ICs

Columbus, Ohio –  Battelle today announced Barricade™, a new technology that eliminates the risk of counterfeit integrated circuits in devices for aerospace and defense systems, critical infrastructure, medical devices and other essential systems. Barricade provides fast, non-destructive authentication of electronic components from both trusted and untrusted sources, enabling separation of cloned or counterfeit components from authentic ones…

TTI Adds API Technologies

Fort Worth, Tex. − TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the company has signed a distribution agreement with API Technologies for its RF, Microwave and Microelectronics product line. Formerly, this RF/Microwave and Microelectronics group was referred to as Spectrum Microwave, a division of Spectrum Control. API…

AKM Goes Global With Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, has partnered with AKM Semiconductor Inc., to facilitate the global distribution of AKM’s products. “Digi-Key is a global leading company with the broadest selection of electronic components that are available for quick delivery to more than 170 countries,” said…

ON Semiconductor Awards Distributors

Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficient innovation, has announced its top 2014 distribution partners. These awards honor the distributor in each region that led overall channel sales, grew market share, captured increased sales of products from acquisitions made by ON Semiconductor, and scored high on overall process excellence. The 2014 awards are as follows:…

Resolving Problems in the Modern Supply Chain

As companies rushed to embrace globalization, the lean, complex and highly intertwined supply chains that they created over the past decade took on another, unexpected characteristic: fragility. Practices such as just-in-time manufacturing stripped cost and time out of supply chains, while globalization created highly extended supply and demand networks. The combination of these and other…

Microsemi to Acquire Vitesse Semiconductor

— Expands differentiated technology offering for strategic communication infrastructure applications and customers — Increases traction in carrier, enterprise and industrial-IoT markets enabling broader solution sale — Delivers immediate EPS accretion and synergies Aliso Viejo, Calif. —  Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Vitesse Semiconductor…