Advanced MP Adds New Facility

Advanced MP Technology (AMPT), the leading global full-service distributor of electronic components, has celebrated its 35th year in business, coinciding with the opening of a new automated logistics center that has been successfully integrated into their global operation with their next generation of enterprise software customized and powered by the latest version of Oracle. Advanced…

Molex Adds Rep Firm

Molex Incorporated announces the addition of Pioneer Sales Group, Inc. as a manufacturers’ sales representative.  The Pioneer Sales Group will represent Molex industrial products in North and South Dakota.  They serve customers in a range of industry sectors, including oil and gas, meat processing, food and beverage, northern crops and other agricultural operations.  “Welcome Pioneer…

SOLiD Joins Panduit Partnership

Panduit Corp., a global leader in Unified Physical InfrastructureSM (UPI)-based solutions, announces that SOLiD is now a Panduit Technology Ecosystem Partner. This unique relationship leverages technology leadership and innovation to provide validated, interoperable solutions to enterprise customers. SOLiD offers distributed antenna systems (DAS) that integrate with Panduit network infrastructure solutions for reliable enterprise-wide wireless coverage.…

Murata & Sensor Platforms Team Up

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6981) (ISIN: JP3914400001) (hereinafter “Murata”) and Sensor Platforms, Inc. (hereinafter “SPI”) announced today they have had a collaborative relationship for over three years. The indoor navigation, activity-monitoring market will become a reality now that Murata and SPI have teamed up. The newly developed best PDR (Pedestrian Dead Reckoning) algorithm by SPI,…

Rambus Inks Pact With Samsung

Samsung Electronics and Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS), the innovative technology solutions company that brings invention to market, today announced the companies have signed a comprehensive 10-year license agreement. The agreement extends the existing relationship between the companies, providing Samsung with access to Rambus’ innovative technologies for inclusion in Samsung ICs. The agreement requires quarterly royalty payments…

Ametek Acquires Teseq

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has acquired Teseq Group, a leading manufacturer of test and measurement instrumentation for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing, for CHF 83 million ($92 million).  Headquartered in Luterbach, Switzerland, the privately held company has annual sales of approximately CHF 48 million ($53 million). Teseq manufactures a broad line of…

Motorola Acquires Twisted Pair

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today announced that it has acquired Twisted Pair Solutions, a recognized leader in push-to-talk over broadband applications for secure, real-time communication anywhere, on any device. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Twisted Pair is a privately held software communications company whose WAVE® software transforms smartphones, tablets and PCs into…

Taiwan Manufacturing Grows on Export Hike

In Taiwan, manufacturing activities rose in December to their highest level in almost three years, closing 2013 with a bang and pointing to continuing expansion in one of the electronics industry’s key production areas. A report from HSBC and Markit today said the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for Taiwan surged to 55.2 in December,…