Microsemi Sells Non-Core Business to Mercury Systems

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has completed the sale of a non-strategic component of a board level systems and packaging business to Mercury Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRCY), for $300 million in cash (subject to a customary purchase price adjustment).…

TI Tops Industrial Semiconductor Ranking

Texas Instruments was ranked the top vendor of semiconductors in the industrial sector in 2015, according to Semicast Research. Rounding out the top five are Infineon Technologies, Intel, STMicroelectronics, and Renesas Electronics. Semicast estimates TI’s market share at 8.1 percent, followed by Infineon (6.8%), Intel (4.9%), STMicroelectronics (4.4%) and Renesas (3.8%). “Intel passed STMicroelectronics to become the…

KEMET Sales Down 10.7% in FY16

Greenville, S.C. –  KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) Net sales for the quarter up 3.8% to $183.9 million compared to the prior quarter ended December 31, 2015. Gross margin for fiscal year 2016 of 22.2% compared to 19.4% for the prior fiscal year 2015. Cash Balance as of March 31, 2016 of $65.0 million up $21.8 million from December 31, 2015…

Molex Awards TTI

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, has been awarded the 2015 Global Distributor of the Year Award from Molex. Molex’s most prestigious channel partnership award recognizes one outstanding global channel partner each year for advancing Molex technology solutions through demonstrated growth in worldwide sales coupled…

Mouser Stocks TI ADS131E08S AFE

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the ADS131E08S analog front end (AFE) for power monitoring from Texas Instruments (TI). The ADS131E08S AFE is a multichannel, simultaneous sampling, 24-bit, delta-sigma, analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with an integrated programmable gain amplifier (PGA) and short start-up time (3 milliseconds). The ADC’s wide dynamic range, scalable data rates up to…

Amphenol Cables on Demand Available from Newark element14

Chicago, Ill. – Global electronics distributor Newark element14 has added hundreds of new products from the Amphenol Cables on Demand product line to its portfolio. Three connector categories in particular – the CAT6A Shielded RJ45 Cable Assemblies, BNC and SMA RF Coaxial Cable Assemblies, and Deluxe HD Molded D-Sub Cable Assemblies – are ideally suited for a vast array of…