PEI-Genesis Acquires FilConn

PEI-Genesis has acquired Arizona-based FilConn, Inc., a manufacturer of precision high reliability filter, transient suppression, and custom configured connectors for the mil-aero, medical, transit and oil/gas industries; it was announced today by Steven Fisher, CEO of PEI-Genesis. The purchase allows the company to better serve customers’ needs for low volume, quick turn, custom connectors. “We consider ourselves…

RFMW, SANAV Sign Distribution Agreement

RFMW Ltd. and SANAV announce a distribution relationship allowing RFMW to promote and sell SANAV products worldwide. SANAV offers both standard and custom antenna solutions for multiple markets. Under the agreement, RFMW will support SANAV’s antenna activity, including sales of their GPS, GNSS, 4G, UHF, WiFi and MIMO antennas. With years of manufacturing experience combined…

Supply Chain Strategies for ‘Industry 4.0’

Visibility. Agility. Efficiency. Networking. All of these attributes apply to today’s electronics supply chain. Since the memorable component-inventory glut of 2001, the electronics industry has applied both tools and processes to improve inventory management, share meaningful data, reduce costs and keep partners connected. Few experts would claim, however, that there’s no room for improvement. The…

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…