Chip Companies Reach Accords

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that global semiconductor industry leaders reached an agreement at the 18th annual meeting of the World Semiconductor Council (WSC) last week on a series of policy proposals to strengthen the industry through international cooperation. The WSC is a worldwide body…

Lytica Unveils New Components Pricing Benchmark Report

Growing Ottawa based Supply Chain Analytics & Services company – Lytica Inc., announced Monday, the release of their new free BENCHMARK REPORT designed for companies that use electronic components within their products. “By uploading their costed BOM (Bill of Material) and AVL (approved vendor list) into Lytica’s secure website, a customer will receive a free…

Intel Partners With Rockchip

Intel Corporation today announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with Rockchip to expand the breadth of and accelerate the rate at which it brings its Intel® architecture and communications-based solutions to market for a range of entry-level Android* tablets worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will deliver an Intel-branded…

Molex Buys Italian Connector Maker

Molex European Holdings BV, a subsidiary of Molex Incorporated, today announced that it has recently acquired the heavy-duty connector business of Westec s.r.l., an industrial connector manufacturer based in Milano, Italy. Westec’s business consists of the manufacturing of more than 6,000 products, including a wide range of junction boxes, multi-pole connectors, and connector assemblies designed…

Are More Mainstream Apps Ahead for GaN?

Lyon, France – “Today, the need for high-power, high-frequency transistors is increasing steadily, commensurate with the huge demand for wireless telecommunications”, explains Dr Kamel Madjour, Technology & Market Analyst, Yole Développement. Indeed more power, more frequency bands, better linearity and improved efficiency are still driving RF semiconductor devices’ current development, since the market needs devices able to handle all of…

Akros Signs Global Deal With Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, recently signed a global distribution agreement with Akros Silicon, a provider of leading-edge power management ICs. Akros’ solutions help manufacturers of electronic equipment create more efficient and advanced products at reduced costs, while enabling end users the ability to…

Newark element14 Wins Awards

Newark element14 was named a winner of several industry and supplier-specific awards at this year’s EDS show in Las Vegas. The event, held every May, is an opportunity for suppliers and distributors, primarily from across North America, to fine-tune existing business strategies establish relationships with new partners as well. The awards won by Newark element14…

Bel Fuse Names Anglia as Distributor

Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA) (NASDAQ: BELFB), a premier developer of fuses and magnetic-based solutions for high-speed networking and computer applications, announced today the signing of a distribution agreement with UK-based Anglia Components, a leading independent authorized distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. The contract authorizes Anglia to distribute and market the full…