STMicroelectronics Announces Sale of the ST-Ericsson Connectivity Business

ST-Ericsson, a joint venture of STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), today announced the signature of a definitive agreement to sell the assets and intellectual property rights (IPR) associated with its mobile connectivity Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) business to a leading semiconductor company. The sale of these assets represents another step in the…

Sanmina’s Guadalajara, Mexico Operations Honored With Two CSR Awards

Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company making some of the world’s most complex and innovative optical, electronic and mechanical products, today announced that its Guadalajara, Mexico operations are the recipient of two of the country’s most prestigious corporate social responsibility (CSR) awards. These awards include the Empresa Incluyente Gilberto Rincon Gallardo…

Avnet Inks Deal With Macronix

HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Avnet Memec, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company, a leading global technology distributor, has been selected as a pan-European distributor for Macronix International Co., Ltd., a leading provider of non-volatile memory semiconductor solutions. The new agreement enables Avnet Memec to bring leading NOR, NAND and ROM technology to…

Mouser and Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) today announced a new global agreement with Mouser Electronics, Inc. to distribute high performance heat sinks and cooling solutions. The agreement with ATS means Mouser Electronics customers will have access to a wide range of high performance heat sinks available in thousands of shapes and sizes. ATS heat sinks are…

Richardson RFPD Introduces Four New DuNE DTCs

Richardson RFPD, Inc.  announces four new DuNE™ technology-enhanced digitally tunable capacitors (DTCs) from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation (Peregrine). The new DTCs are the latest additions to Peregrine industry-leading integrated RF tuning IC portfolio and feature a wide capacitance range of 0.6 to 7.7 pF and support power handling up to 34 dBm into 50 Ohms (30…

Bourns Receives TTI 2012 Global Operations Excellence Award

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced today that TTI, Inc., a global distributor of connector, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, has awarded its prestigious 2012 TTI Global Operations Excellence Award to Bourns. Bourns was recognized as the supplier which earned TTI’s Supplier Excellence Award in three regions – the Americas,…

NAND Flash Contract Prices Drop

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, 1H’May NAND Flash contract prices are gradually declining due to the persistent effects of the off-peak season. Memory cards and UFDs are continuing to be affected by the seasonal slowness typical of the second quarter, as can be seen in the two products’ noticeably weak sales performances…