Microchip is Past “Small Correction”

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) this week said the “small correction” it experienced earlier this year is in the rear-view mirror as the vendor of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions amended its forecast for its fiscal third quarter of 2015. Microchip now expects net sales to be down between 2 percent and 5 percent…

Arrow Recovery Unit Wins ADISA OK

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that its global Value Recovery business has achieved ADISA certification for secure asset recovery and data sanitization services at 11 of its North America and European facilities. Launched in 2010, ADISA, which stands for Asset Disposal & Information Security Alliance, is a collection of industry leaders focused on improving risk…

Suppliers Award TTI

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, had a very eventful Electronica 2014 with many successful supplier and customer visits. In addition, at the show, TTI was presented with several awards by its suppliers: From Nichicon TTI received the award for “Distributor of the Year EMEA 2014”. TTI…

Mouser Stocking Cypress Pioneer Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the PSoC-4 Pioneer Kit from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. This easy-to-use platform allows developers to design and evaluate the Cypress CY8C4245AXI, a member of PSoC‑4 family. The Cypress PSoC‑4 product family is a combination of an ARM® Cortex‑M0 microcontroller, reconfigurable analog blocks, and digital programmable logic. Peripherals include a 12‑bit…

Dell Lauds Avnet Embedded

Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced it has been named a winner in Dell OEM’s channel program Partner of the Year Awards for Dell’s Fiscal Year 2015. The annual awards that honor Dell partners for delivering exemplary solutions for their customers were…

Freescale Semiconductor Acquires Zenverge

Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) has acquired Zenverge, a fabless semiconductor company and a leading developer of advanced HD content processing ICs. Zenverge’s market-leading transcoding technology enables the conversion of one media stream into multiple streams, each individually formatted and optimized for the specific internet connected device or platform where it will be displayed. Among the supported…

Micrium, Embedded Office Partner on Safety-Critical Apps

Weston, Fla. –Micrium, Inc. and Embedded Office GmbH & Co. KG today announced the availability of prepackaged RTOS certification kits (“Cert-Kit”) to reduce cost and accelerate development of safety-critical applications. Complete Cert-Kits are now available for industrial controls, medical applications, and transportation based on Micrium’s industry-leading µC/OS-II® kernel. “µC/OS-II brings tremendous competitive advantages to designers in the avionics,…

Bourns Acquires Komatsulite

Riverside, Calif. – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Komatsulite Mfg. Co., Ltd and its subsidiaries.  Komatsulite, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, is a leader in the field of safety devices for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.  Terms of the transaction were not…