Intel’s Chip Sales Outpace Samsung’s in Q4 2018

The declining market for semiconductors used in mobile handsets and enterprise servers led to a realignment in the company market-share ranking for semiconductor manufacturers. While Samsung led semiconductor sales for the past five quarters, Intel outpaced Samsung in the fourth quarter. Intel’s semiconductor sales revenue reached $18.4 billion in the fourth quarter, compared to $15.8…

IPC Issues Warning on Printed Board Microvia Reliability

The proliferation of tighter microvia densities and signal integrity requirements in printed boards within the electronics industry has revealed reliability concerns with microvia structures in high performance products. A number of IPC OEM member companies have approached IPC with examples of microvia failures in high-profile hardware that were not observed until after bare printed board…

Future Offers Sensiron SPS30 Particulate Matter Sensor

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to offer their customers the latest SPS30 Particulate Matter Sensor from Sensiron. The SPS30 particulate matter (PM) sensor represents a new technological breakthrough in optical PM sensors. Its measurement principle is based on laser scattering and makes use of Sensirion’s innovative contamination-resistance technology. This…

Mark Larson Named Recipient of ERA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that Mark Larson, vice chairman of Digi-Key Electronics is the recipient of ERA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize individuals who play an integral role in supporting the manufacturers’ representative model in the electronics industry. The award was presented at the association’s 50th…

Avnet Joins ‘Most Ethical’ List for 6th Straight Year

Business growth thrives in environments where leadership clearly and consistently focuses on guiding with purpose and integrity. For its continued commitment to these core values, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, has been recognized as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and…

Lansdale Semiconductor Names QA Manager

Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc has promoted Michael “Mac” McNaughton to Quality Assurance Manager. According to R. Dale Lillard, President, Lansdale, ” McNaughton will be responsible for all the company’s quality assurance and control functions, including Lansdale’s ISO9001/2015 Certification and the Qualified Military Line to Mil-PRF-38535 requirements “. McNaughton has been employed by Lansdale for over 30…