China Makes Headway on Domestic IC Supply Chain

China – which has mostly been a destination for the Western electronics supply chain – continues to develop an IC supply chain of its own. Chip foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) has formed a joint venture with Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. (JCET) for 12-inch wafer bumping and related services. JCET will also…

Honeywell Awards Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global authorized distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, has been named the 2013 Catalog Distributor of the Year by Honeywell Sensing and Control. This is the third time for Mouser to receive this top award by achieving excellence in several key areas: Having the fastest and most…

RECOM Power Available at Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces availability and full design support capabilities for a large portfolio of high-isolation DC-to-DC converters from RECOM Power, Inc. (RECOM). Designed specifically for insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) systems, the converters’ asymmetric outputs of +15V and -9V make them ideal to power IGBT drivers, replacing the need for two converters. The devices…

Digi-Key Inks Global Deal With eConais

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with eConais, a technology leader in embedded, ultra-low power, miniature Wi-Fi module solutions for the Internet of Things. Launched in August of 2010 by a team of veteran engineers with substantial experience in…

FCI Wins Design Award

 FCI, http://www.fci.com a leading supplier of connectors and interconnect systems, was presented with the prestigious 2014 DesignVision Award in the Interconnect Technologies and Components category for its ExaMAX® Direct-Mate Orthogonal Connector. Hosted by UBM Tech, the DesignVision Awards program comprises of eight categories designed to highlight accomplishments of electronics firms and their contributions to the…

ADI Ekes Out Small Q1 Sales Gain

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2014, which ended February 1, 2014. “Our first quarter unfolded as we had expected,” said Vincent Roche, President and CEO. “We tightly managed operations and expenses, and kept factory…

QLogic Acquires Certain Broadcom Assets

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, and QLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QLGC), a leading supplier of high performance network infrastructure solutions, today announced a definitive agreement under which QLogic will acquire certain 10/40/100Gb Ethernet controller-related assets and non-exclusive licenses to certain intellectual property relating primarily to…

Electro-Sensors Launches HazardPRO Line

Electro-Sensors, Inc.  announced today it has acquired the advanced wireless hazard monitoring product line from Harvest Engineering Inc. (“Harvest”).  Electro-Sensors will market and sell the new hazard monitoring products under its new HazardPRO TM product line and manufacture and service them at its Minnetonka, Minnesota facility. “The creation of the HazardPRO TM product line will…