EMA Acquires Accelerated Designs

Rochester, N.Y. – EMA Design Automation® (ema-eda.com), a full-service provider and innovator of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) solutions, has just announced the acquisition of Accelerated Designs, a company known for its dominance in EDA part library content and solutions including a 7.2-million-part database and its specialist library tool Ultra Librarian.  “One of the many challenges…

Semiconductor Sales Rise Slightly in Q2

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $79.1 billion during the second quarter of 2016, an increase of 1.0 percent over the previous quarter and a decrease of 5.8 percent compared to the second quarter of 2015. Global sales for the…

Avnet Expands Global Franchise with Cypress

Phoenix, Ariz. —Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced the expansion of its global franchise agreement with Cypress Semiconductor Corp. to include the portfolio of their recently acquired wireless Internet of Things (IOT) products. Effective immediately, Avnet customers in the Americas, EMEA and Asia, excluding Japan, will have access to the complete…

Arrow Q2 Sales Flat

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today reported second-quarter 2016 net income of $134.3 million, or $1.45 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $123.9 million, or $1.28 per share on a diluted basis, in the second quarter of 2015. Excluding certain items1, net income would have been $152.7 million, or $1.65 per…