Lytica Spins off Supply Chain Unit as Silecta

With analytics and big data emerging as high growth market opportunities and Lytica’s component price prediction applications achieving a market leading position in analytics, Lytica’s Board of Directors elected to spin out Lytica’s consulting and services business into a new and separate company. Effective January 1, 2015, Silecta Inc., a newly formed corporation, began operations…

TTI Stocks Panasonic EV Relay Line

A series of high voltage DC relays from Panasonic Electric Works that supports the trend for electrification of powertrains in passenger and commercial vehicles is now available in Europe from TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. Panasonic’s EV relay product family provides high voltage switching across different…

Silicon Labs Acquires Bluegiga

Austin, Tex. — Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of microcontroller, wireless connectivity, analog and sensor solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the acquisition of Bluegiga Technologies Oy. A privately held company based in Espoo, Finland, Bluegiga is one of the fastest growing independent providers of short-range wireless connectivity solutions and software for the IoT.…

Raltron Appoints New VP of Sales

Raltron Electronics has appointed Ross Weiss as vice president of sales. Raltron’s emergence as a global leader in frequency control will count on Weiss as he brings more than 30 years of Industry experience as Mfg. Rep owner of the WEISS Co in Canada and Vice President of Fox Electronics. His previous relationship with Raltron’s…

Heilind Has GII Terminating Machine

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the AMP-O-LECTRIC Model GII Terminating Machine from TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity. This product is the latest in the series of AMP-O-LECTRIC machines for terminating wire using reeled terminals and contacts. The Model GII features a reliable and…

Mouser Named Outstanding Business

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, received the 2014 Outstanding Large Business of the Year Award from the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s 43rd Annual Awards dinner last week. Mouser is Mansfield’s largest private employer, with over 1,300 people at its global headquarters in Mansfield,…

ON Semiconductor Posts 2014 Sales Gain

ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficient innovation, today announced that total revenues in the fourth quarter of 2014 were $864.2 million, up approximately 3.7 percent compared to the third quarter of 2014. During the fourth quarter of 2014, the company reported GAAP net income of $4.9 million, or $0.01 per diluted share. The…

CTS 2014 Sales Down; Earnings Up

CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) announced 4th quarter and full year 2014 results. Fourth Quarter 2014 Results Sales were $100.4 million, down 2.0% compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. GAAP earnings were $7.0 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, compared to $4.1 million, or $0.12 per diluted share from continuing operations in the fourth quarter…

ST Leads Optical MEMS Research Project

Geneva — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has revealed its leadership of Lab4MEMS II, an extension that builds on the continuing success of the existing Lab4MEMS project, announced in April 2013. Lab4MEMS II focuses on Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MOEMS) that merge MEMS[1] with Micro-optics to sense or manipulate optical signals…