Resistor Production Resumes at Walsin’s Malaysia Plant

Walsin Technology has resumed resistor production at its Malaysia plant, which had been shut down temporarily to facilitate coronavirus-related inspections, according to the passive component maker, according to DigiTimes. Walsin suspended its Malaysia resistor fab in late November after some employees there were infected with Covid-19,  But healthy workers have gradually returned to production lines…

Insight SiP Inks Deal With Avnet Japan

Insight SiP, a leading developer of ultra-miniature RF modules with embedded antennas, using System-in-Package and Antenna-in-Package technology, today announced it has signed an distribution agreement with Avnet Japan, a leading global technology solutions provider. In Japan, Avnet operates in nine major Japanese cities. From today, Avnet Japan can supply RF modules across Insight SiP’s RF…

Murata to Shutter Chinese Production Facility

Saitama Murata Manufacturing (formerly: TOKO, INC.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (hereafter: the Company), is closing its production subsidiary Sheng Long TOKO Tech in December 2020. Saitama Murata Manufacturing Group (formerly: TOKO Group) has contributed primarily to the development of the telecommunications market through its design and production of coil products.   …

Optimas Manufacturing to Provide OEM-Direct Fastener Solutions

Optimas Solutions, a global industrial manufacturer/distributor and service provider, has re-engineered its manufacturing capabilities at its main facility near Chicago to offer a full suite of fastener manufacturing services direct to original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in North America. By adding manufacturing services to its array of supply chain services for OEMs, Optimas becomes the only…

Intel Retains Rank as No. 1 Semiconductor Supplier in 2020

The semiconductor industry has been one of the most resilient markets during this coronavirus-plagued year. Seven top-15 semiconductor suppliers are forecast to show ≥22% growth in 2020 with Nvidia expected to post a huge 50% increase, reports IC Insights.  Leading semiconductor supplier Intel, with only 4% growth, managed to maintain its No. 1 ranking. The…

NewPower Worldwide Achieves ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Certification

NewPower Worldwide, the fastest growing global independent distributor of electronic components and finished goods, today announced it achieved ISO 14001 certification for its Environmental Management System and ISO 45001 certification for its Occupational Health and Safety Management System. This announcement comes after an extensive audit of NewPower Worldwide’s operations to ensure compliance with the ISO…

Richardson RFPD and Kerlink Announce Distribution Agreement

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, and Kerlink today announced they have entered into a distribution agreement. “Kerlink’s network management center enhances our IoT product offering by removing the complex backend connectivity integration otherwise required to deploy customers’ private IoT networks” Kerlink, a leading provider of solutions for designing, launching and operating public and private…