SIA: Feb. Chip Sales Reach $27.8B

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.8 billion for the month of February 2015, an increase of 6.7 percent from February 2014 when sales were $26.0 billion. Global sales from February 2015 were 2.7 percent lower than the January 2015 total…

Midsize Manufacturers Expect Growth in 2015

Small and midsized manufacturers are particularly optimistic for 2015, according to Prime Advantage’s Group CFO Survey.  The manufacturing buying consortium announced the findings of its annual survey which revealed the financial projections and top economic concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The results show continued optimism in the economy and positive growth expectations in several industries as Prime…

eASIC Joins HMC Consortium

eASIC Corp. (@easic), a fabless semiconductor company that delivers a custom integrated circuit (IC) platform (eASIC Platform), today announced that it has joined the Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium. The organization includes more than 150 members dedicated to the development and establishment of an industry-standard interface specification for Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) technology. “eASIC is delighted…

Industrial Robotics to Reach $46B by 2020

According to a recently released TechSci Research report, “Global Industrial Robotics Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”, global market for industrial robotics is projected to reach USD46 billion by 2020. Growing adoption of industrial robots across various industries including automotive, electrical/electronics, food and beverage, among others, is the key factor driving the market for industrial robotics.…

MagnaChip Filing Delayed

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (“MagnaChip” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that, as expected, on April 1, 2015, the Company received a letter from the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) indicating that the Company is not in compliance with the NYSE’s continued listing…

RFMW Announces Promotion

RFMW, Ltd. announced that Josh Levine has been promoted to the position of Director of Operations – Sales and Product Management. Mr. Levine has served in Sales and Product Management roles for the last nine years. As such, he has established a successful track record of developing accounts, supporting sales and improving processes related to…

Mouser Stocks TI MSP432P401R LaunchPad Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MSP-EXP432P401R LaunchPad Evaluation Kit from Texas Instruments (TI). This new TI LaunchPad is an easy-to-use rapid-prototyping kit for TI’s new MSP432P401R microcontrollers featuring 256KBytes of Flash and 64K of SRAM. The new TI MSP432™ microcontroller family is based on a low power ARM® Cortex-M4F and draws as little as 800nA in low power mode, with…