Toshiba Joins GlobalSolutions Alliance

GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that Toshiba Corporation will join the company’s GLOBALSOLUTIONS ecosystem of partners. As a worldwide ASIC partner, Toshiba will enable its Fit Fast Structured Array (FFSATM) and ASIC solutions based upon GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ technologies and services for customers across the globe. The agreement includes participation on multi-project wafer (MPW) runs and production wafers covering…

RS Components Expands Branded Passives

RS Components ( http://singapore.rs-online.com/web ) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has enhanced its passive components offering with the introduction of a range of RS brand Multi-Layer Ceramic Capacitors ( http://singapore.rs-online.com/web/c/passive-components/capacitors ) (MLCCs) in standard 7″ or 13″ reel quantities.…

Avnet Expands MicroZed Portfolio

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today released the Industrial MicroZed™ System-on-Module (SOM), the MicroZed Cost-Optimized (CO) SOM and the MicroZed Single Board Computer (SBC). This expands on the existing MicroZed portfolio, which previously consisted of MicroZed 7010 and MicroZed 7020 SOMs, as well as the MicroZed 7010 Evaluation Kit.…

Digi-Key Emphasizes Green Efforts

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced its continued efforts around sustainability and environmental management. The company has put into place a series of green initiatives including ISO 14001:2004 certification, environmentally friendly packaging, company-wide policies and best practices around reducing energy, waste, and paper…

Arrow Certified to R2 in Brazil

Arrow Electronics, Inc., (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it has certified its São Paulo,Brazil, facility to several quality and environmental industry standards for electronics asset disposition. It is the first South American location certified to the R2 Responsible Recycling standard. In addition to R2, the facility holds the following certifications: Recycling Industry Operating Standard Occupational Health…

Altera & TSMC Partner on Packaging

Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) and TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced the two companies have worked together to bring TSMC’s patented, fine-pitch copper bump-based packaging technology to Altera’s 20 nm Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs. Altera is the first company to adopt this technology in commercial production to deliver improved quality, reliability and performance…

Element14 Expands Passives Portfolio

Element14 has expanded its portfolio of tape and reel passives, discretes and connectors for electronics design and production, including 10,000 of the most essential high-performance passives from industry-leading global suppliers such as AVX, Epcos, Kemet, Panasonic and Vishay. Contract manufacturers, CEM and OEM, will benefit from the operational and cost savings using these products in…

Littelfuse Wins Workplace Award

Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, today announced it has been named one of the 2014 “Best Places to Work in Illinois.” This is the third consecutive year Littelfuse has received this prestigious ranking. The awards program is promoted by The Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association…

RFMW Stocking TriQuint Wideband Transistors

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for wideband, DC-3.5GHz GaN transistors from TriQuint. Available as the T2G4003532-FS earless package or the T2G4003532-FL, both transistors are input prematched for S-band operation. The devices are constructed with TriQuint’s proven TQGaN25 process, which features advanced field plate techniques to optimize power and efficiency at high drain bias operating…