IPC Honors Carano

In recognition of his extraordinary contributions to IPC and the electronics industry, Michael V. Carano, director of new products and business development at OMG Electronic Chemicals, was honored with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award. Presented today at IPC APEX EXPO® at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, the IPC Hall of…

IPC Elects Board Members

The Nominating and Governance Committee of the IPC Board of Directors presented four candidates for election at the IPC Annual Meeting today, held in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO® at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Three candidates were elected as board officers and will serve two-year terms. One candidate was elected as…

TTI Promotes Mike Wood

TTI, Inc. announced today the promotion of Mike Wood to the position of Vice President of Corporate Product Management and Supplier Marketing. Prior to this appointment, Wood held the position of director product management. Michael Knight, Senior Vice President TTI Americas, commented, “Mike has been an integral part of our corporate product team for many…

Intel Acquires Basis Science

Intel Corporation today announced that it has completed the acquisition of BASIS Science Inc., a privately held company and a leader specializing in wearable device technologies for health and wellness applications. BASIS Science is also the creator of the Basis band, the world’s most advanced health tracker. The wrist-worn device and web and mobile service…

Future and Cymbet Ink Americas Deal

Cymbet Corporation announced that they have signed a Distribution Agreement with Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components to distribute Cymbet’s entire family of EnerChip™ Smart Solid State Batteries and power management solutions in North America and South America. Future Electronics customers can now purchase Cymbet EnerChip rechargeable solid state batteries that are created…

Ametherm Expands RoHS Offering

As part of Ametherm’s commitment to the environment and its customers, the company today announced that its product lineup now includes a wide array of RoHS-2-certified (with Exemption 7a and 7(c)-1) inrush current limiters and NTC thermistors for a variety of applications. Ametherm RoHS-compliant part numbers are indicated by the suffixes “SL,” “SG,” “MS,” and…

SMIC Offering ESD-Protection Suite

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”,NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China’s largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, announced today that a full set of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection service, including documents, checklists, PERC Suite, floor plan review, and risk management services, has been offered to IC design customers to enhance the whole chip ESD design and ensure…

AMD Launches New Partner Program

Today AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced the official launch of the new AMD Partner Program, aimed to strengthen and reward its global channel partners. The program is based on three cornerstones: Aspire, Motivate, Design – AMD. The AMD Partner Program provides well-defined and transparent criteria through a tiered program offering a broad range of attributes including: financial,…

Toshiba HDD Meets U.S. Government Specs

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the MQ01ABUxxxBW series, a mobile-grade thin 7mm hard disk drive (HDD) with self-encrypting technology, including Toshiba’s unique wipe technology, which automatically erases data when an HDD is accessed by an unregistered system, has achieved validation to U.S. Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2). This is the first Toshiba…