UMC Unveils Automotive Platform

Hsinchu, Taiwan – United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today unveiled its UMC Auto SM technology platform to target IC companies designing chips for automotive applications. UMC Auto is a comprehensive platform that consists of a broad portfolio of automotive AEC-Q100 qualified technology solutions ranging from 0.5um to 28nm nodes,…

America II Adds Six Franchised Lines

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has signed franchise distribution agreements with six new manufacturers. The company has added Shenzhen KPD Electronics, Antistat, All Axis Machining, Crystal Clear Technology, Hitaltech, and Transcend Information Inc. to its global line card. This announcement follows a…

Panasonic Awards Future Electronics

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, was recently named Distributor of the Year for 2014 by Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America. The award was presented during EDS, the Electronics Distribution Show, held in Las Vegas earlier this month. Panasonic Industrial Company is the industrial components and electronic devices division of…

Canon Joins the AllSeen Alliance

San Francisco, Calif. – The AllSeen Alliance, a cross-industry collaboration to advance the Internet of Everything through an open source software project, today announced that Canon Inc. has joined as a premier member. By joining the AllSeen Alliance, Canon will help advance the AllJoyn open source project as the common framework used by devices, services and apps within…

ROHM Extends Rutronik Franchise to Global

ROHM Semiconductor expanded its distribution agreement with Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente to a worldwide franchise for the entire ROHM products portfolio. Rutronik markets ROHM devices since 1999 with a at last dramatically double digit sales growth. For the second time in a row, Rutronik has recently received the award of the distributor with “Achievement in Highest…

Diodes Inc. Awards Future Electronics

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to have been named Global Distributor of the Year for 2014 by Diodes Inc. The award was presented during EDS, the Electronics Distribution Show, held in Las Vegas earlier this month. Diodes Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific…

RF Industries Acquires ComPro Connector Technology

San Diego, Calif. —  RF Industries, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RFIL) announces the purchase of the ComPro braided product line (ComPro Product Line) from JMA Wireless.  JMA retains all of its compression connector product lines for corrugated cables. The ComPro Product Line utilizes a patented compression technology that offers revolutionary advantages for a water-tight connection, easier installation, and improved…

Mouser Adds Cree 12-GHz GaN HEMT MMICs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Gallium Nitride High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) from Cree. These new MMICs target X-band and C-band high frequency applications. The Cree GaN HEMT-based MMICs, available from Mouser Electronics, are high-power high-performance Gallium Nitride transistors. Gallium Nitride…

RS, Allied Ink Distribution Deal with HellermannTyton

Singapore –  RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced they have signed a global distribution agreement with HellermannTyton, a leading manufacturer of cable management products for fastening, fixing, identifying and protecting cables and their connecting components. The agreement represents a consolidation of the strategic relationship between the…