Huawei Lauds Spansion’s Green Efforts

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, has been awarded Huawei Green Certification in recognition of Spansion’s ability to ensure product content and manufacturing processes meet or exceed Huawei’s stringent green requirements. The certification is given following a strict qualification process and is valid for two years. This new certification from…

RS Components in Exclusive Deal With Red Pitaya

RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com/index.html ) (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 signed an exclusive agreement with Red Pitaya, an important new contender in the test and measurement arena, to distribute the fledgling company’s first ground-breaking product: a single board, open…

PAN1740 Available at Avnet EM

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announces the availability of the PAN1740, the next-generation Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module with reduced form factor, significantly lower power consumption, embedded BLE stack and profile from Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America, the advanced industrial components and electronic devices sales…

Freescale Brings Kinetis to Auto Market

Longtime automotive silicon pioneer Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) is continuing to drive market innovation with the announcement that its ARM®-based Kinetis series of microcontrollers (MCUs) is being introduced into the automotive market. Building on its legacy of automotive MCU leadership and leveraging a revolutionary new development environment, the new Kinetis EA series is designed to dramatically…

Witham Named CEO of GaN Systems

GaN Systems, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has announced the appointment of Jim Witham as CEO of the corporation. GaN Systems’ power conversion devices, based on its proprietary Island Technology®, are being commercialized in 2014 and the company is expanding globally. Co-founders Girvan Patterson and John Roberts will continue in their…

Avnet, Cisco, Lenovo Named Value Leaders

Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council today honored 100 world-class manufacturing companies and individual leaders as winners of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards (ML Awards). In a world of intensifying global competition and accelerating change, recipients of the ML Awards have distinguished themselves by embracing breakthrough innovation and enabling their companies to anticipate and respond…

EMS/ODM Market Reaches $360B in 2013

was The EMS and ODM market valued at about $363.8 billion in 2013. ReportsnReports.com offers the “Global and China EMS and ODM Industry Report, 2013-2014.” The EMS and ODM market covers telecommunications and network equipment, communications terminals (mobile phone), computers (including desktop PC, laptop, Tablet PC), computer peripherals (including HDD, display, printer, etc.), consumer electronics…

Whirlpool Expands US Manufacturing

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announces today that it will invest $40 million to nearly double the size of its Greenville, Ohio, small appliance manufacturing operations. The expansion is expected to generate approximately 400 new jobs by 2018 – bringing the facility to a total workforce of about 1,400 employees. Executives say strong demand for KitchenAid small…