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America II Turns 25

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, is pleased to announce that 2014 will be its 25th year in business. The company marked the occasion by unveiling a new commemorative logo. Since its inception in 1989, America II has become an integral part of the electronic…

Arrow Named Again to Most Admired Companies’ List

Arrow Electronics, Inc., (NYSE:ARW) today announced that it has been named to the Fortune magazine “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the 14th consecutive year. Arrow topped the list in the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category based on input from peer companies and industry influencers. “Arrow is honored to be included once again on this…

RFMW Supporting High-Frequency Oscillators

RFMW, Ltd. announces application and sales support for high frequency oscillators and VCXO’s to 1500MHz. These quartz-based, differential and PECL oscillators are targeted to networking and storage applications where fast delivery (less than one week) and high performance are required. For example, Sunny Electronics SPP-53 VCXO from their FastClock™  series provides excellent phase noise (122dBc…

TI Unveils New Webench Feature

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today unveiled WEBENCH® Schematic Editor, a new editing and simulation feature that enables engineers to customize power management designs and simulate the circuit created within the WEBENCH environment.  For more information or to start a design, visit www.ti.com/webencheditor-pr. WEBENCH Schematic Editor will be demonstrated in TI’s booth #805 at the…

Digi International Goes Global With Arrow

Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) and Arrow Electronics Inc. today announced they have signed a global distribution agreement expanding their existing successful North American distribution alliance. “This extension to our relationship supports Arrow’s strategy to offer the very best products and services to its global customer base,” explains David West, vice president, semiconductor marketing, Arrow. “Digi…

China CE Market Declined in 2013

China’s consumer electronics market declined in 2013 as demand for products like televisions and digital still cameras decelerated, compelling the country’s manufacturers to devise new strategies for growth, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). Combined unit shipments for the chief products comprising the overall Chinese consumer electronics industry fell last year…

IPC: PCB Shipments Sluggish

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the January findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. January PCB sales and orders were below the levels of January 2013. The book-to-bill ratio in January continued climbing, but remains below parity at 0.95. Slow Start to 2014 Total North American PCB shipments…

Semtech Names New Exec

Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the appointment of Charles B. Ammann as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Ammann succeeds Randall H. Holliday, who has announced his retirement. “I am pleased to have a seasoned executive and legal professional of Chuck’s caliber join Semtech’s…