Innovation Summit Announced for Automotive Supply Chain

Washington — The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) today announced that its 2014 Summit on Accelerating Innovation will be held on October 21-22, 2014 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, Michigan. The 2nd annual Summit on Accelerating Innovation brings together industry leaders and leading experts from across North America in the automotive supply chain, academia, and government to collaboratively explore opportunities to…

Capacitive Touch Controller Tags Forecast to Drop

Seoul, South Korea  – Pricing for capacitive touch controller ICs is expected to fall due to growing competition from Chinese-Taiwanese suppliers, but this should not impact the market’s positive growth trend, according to IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). The capacitive touch controller IC market is forecast to reach about $2.8 billion in 2017, an increase of nearly 50…

Smartphone Apps Processor Revenue Reached $4.7B in Q1 2014

Boston, Mass. — The global smartphone applications processor market registered an impressive 25 percent year-over-year growth to reach $4.7 billion in Q1 2014, according to Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies (HCT) service report, “Smartphone Apps Processor Market Share Q1 2014: Qualcomm, Apple and MediaTek Capture Over 80 Percent Revenue Share.” Click here for the report: http://bit.ly/1tJgdLk Based on Strategy…

Honeywell Five-Year Plan Calls For Double-Digit Growth

Morris Township, N.J.,  — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Chairman and CEO Dave Cote introduces the company’s ambitious new Five-Year Plan for 2014 to 2018 with expectations of $46-51 billion in revenue and 18.5-20% operating margins by 2018. In the video from Honeywell’s Annual Investor Conference, Cote covers the most important facets of Honeywell’s plan: To view the multimedia assets associated…

Tablet Apps Processor Revenue Grew 30 Percent in Q1 2014

Boston, Mass. — The global tablet applications processor market registered an impressive 30 percent year-over-year growth to reach $912 million in Q1 2014, according to Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies (HCT) service report, “Tablet Apps Processor Market Share Q1 2014: Apple Maintains Lead with 30 Percent Revenue Share.” Click here for the report: http://bit.ly/1n2PVjv According to this Strategy Analytics…

Analog Devices Ranks among Top 50 Greenest U.S. Companies

Norwood, Mass.– Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, announced today that Newsweek magazine has ranked the company as among the greenest companies in the United States. Analog Devices placed 50th in the 2014 Newsweek U.S. Green rankings, moving up from 92nd place in 2012, the last year the rankings…

Vishay to Acquire Capella Microsystems

Malvern, Pa. –Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., (NYSE: VSH), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, today entered into an agreement to acquire Taiwan based Capella Microsystems Inc. (GreTai Securities Market: 3582) for approximately NT$6,051 million or US$205 million. Capella is a fabless IC design company specializing in optoelectronic products. “It…