NXP Leads Automotive ASSP Semiconductor Market for Second Year in a Row

Benefiting from its leadership position in AM/FM tuner and audio processing chips, NXP Semiconductors NV in 2012 retained its rank as the world’s top supplier of application-specific standard product (ASSP) semiconductors for the automotive infotainment market. Netherlands-based NXP last year posted automotive infotainment ASSP revenue of $459 million, giving it a market share of 15…

Digi-Key Honored as Littelfuse High Service Distributor of the Year

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced it was named 2012 High Service Distributor of the Year by Littelfuse. The award was presented to Digi-Key management in attendance  at the 2013 EDS conference in Las Vegas. “Littelfuse has long been a valued partner for Digi-Key, and…

Digi-Key Named APEM’s 2012 Distributor of the Year

Global electronic  components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced it was named APEM’s 2012 Distributor of the Year at the EDS conference in Las Vegas. “APEM has innovated within the switch industry for over 50 years,” said  Chris Beeson, Digi-Key’s Vice President for Global Sales and Business Development. “Their quality…

Manncorp Opens New Corporate and SMT Demo Center

Five consecutive years of strong growth have led electronics manufacturing equipment supplier Manncorp, Inc. to relocate and expand its corporate headquarters.  After a comprehensive search, the company this spring purchased, upgraded and moved into a new facility in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, giving the growing company 18,000 sq. ft. of sales, support and warehouse space, plus…

Global Semiconductor Leaders Agree on Plan to Strengthen Industry

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 17th annual meeting of the World Semiconductor Council (WSC) last week on a set of policy initiatives to strengthen the industry through international cooperation. The WSC is a worldwide body…