Symmetry Signs Distribution Deal with RECOM Power

Global semiconductor distributor, Symmetry Electronics, announced today the company has signed a franchise agreement with RECOM Power to promote the full line of RECOM power supply modules. RECOM Power’s innovative AC/DC, DC/DC converters, switching regulators, and LED driver modules help customers accelerate their product to market by simplifying the development process of highly efficient power…

Future Electronics Joins ERA

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is now an active member of the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA), the only organization that serves and speaks for electronics industry reps, manufacturers and distributors who are field sales partners. “Future Electronics is one of the most forward-thinking electronic components distributors in the industry,” said ERA…

Qualcomm Receives Revised Proposal from Broadcom

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) (“Qualcomm” or the “Company”) today confirmed that it has received a revised, non-binding, unsolicited proposal from Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) to acquire all outstanding shares of Qualcomm for $60.00 per share in cash and $22.00 per share in Broadcom stock. Consistent with its fiduciary duties, the Qualcomm Board of Directors, in consultation with its financial…

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Samsung, NDRC Deal Will Cut DRAM Price Increases

DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, reports that Samsung Electronics, with the support of the Korean government, is signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) that should drive down DRAM price increases. The MOU is expected to consist of cooperation in the semiconductor industry, including further investment in China…

NAI to Open New Mfg Plant in the US

NAI, a leading manufacturer of global connectivity solutions for high performance systems used in the industrial technology, telecom, data and medical industries, announces the planned opening of its newest factory.  Located in Gaylord, MI, the new plant represents the companys’ return of manufacturing to the U.S. and the Midwest. NAI moved its manufacturing operations out…

Mouser Stocks Amphe-PD Series Connectors

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Amphe-PD series connection system from Amphenol Industrial. Designed to connect wire-to-wire, wire-to-board, and busbar terminations, the Amphe-PD series distributes higher currents with less heat than similar-sized connectors. The Amphenol Industrial Amphe-PD series, available from Mouser Electronics,…

Qualcomm, Samsung Announce Expanded Partnership

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (Qualcomm Technologies), and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have announced a multi-year strategic relationship agreement between the two companies in various technology areas and across a range of mobile devices. This deal expands the companies’ longstanding relationship as technology and business partners this year…