Element14 Widens Scope of Philips LEDs

Element14, a high-service distributor of electronic components, has introduced a wide range of LUXEON Rebel LEDs from Philips Lumileds, the world’s leading provider of power LEDs for illumination solutions. The range is available in new combinations of correlated colour temperature (CCT) and colour rendering (CRI) for white LEDs together with a broadening of the colour…

Benchmark Sales Dip in Q3

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated contract manufacturing provider, today announced financial results for the third quarter which ended September 30, 2013. “We are pleased with the results for the quarter with revenues and earnings in line with our expectations,” said President and CEO Gayla J. Delly. “In the third quarter, we experienced…

Avnet Posts ‘Solid’ Results

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced results for the first quarter fiscal year 2014 ended September 28, 2013. Sales for the quarter ended September 28, 2013 increased 8.1% year over year to $6.3 billion; organic revenue (as defined later in the document) grew 3.7% year over year and 3.5% in constant currency Adjusted operating income of $199.5…

TE Connectivity Names New CIO

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Ronald (Ron) F. Vance is retiring from the Company effective December 31, 2013. Mr. Vance will continue in his current capacity until his successor, Joseph (Joe) F. Eckroth, Jr. joins the Company in November 2013.…

Avnet Launches New SpeedWay Series

 Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has launched a new series of SpeedWay Design Workshops™ for designers of electronic applications based on the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable (AP) SoC. These technical sessions will be presented across the globe by Avnet subject matter experts in conjunction with Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX).…

ST Delivers ‘Mixed’ Q3 Results

STMicroelectronics NV reported a smaller loss for the September quarter on a sharp reduction in impairment and restructuring charges but the chipmaker is still facing headwinds in several of its markets in addition to industrywide inventory correction and softer demand across the semiconductor market. In response, ST said it will continue to focus on growth…

RFMW Stocking Scintera RFPAL

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for Scintera Networks SC1894 radio frequency power amplifier linearizer (RFPAL). As power amplifiers are driven into saturation they increase in both efficiency and distortion. The SC1894 injects a correction signal at the input of the PA in order to minimize distortion at the output of the PA. The…

Molex Gains in Sales, Net Income

Molex Inc., a global electronic components company, today reported results for its first quarter ended September 30, 2013. Net revenue for the September 2013 quarter was $936.4 million, an increase of 6.1% from the June 2013 quarter and an increase of 2.1% from the September 2012 quarter. In local currencies, net revenue increased 6.1% compared…

Celestica Q3 Sales Dip

 Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013. Third Quarter 2013 Highlights Revenue: $1.492 billion, within the range of our guidance of $1.425 to $1.525 billion (announced July 26, 2013), decreased 5% compared to the…

Microsemi to Acquire Symmetricom

Microsemi Corp., a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Symmetricom, Inc.,  a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Symmetricom, Inc. for $7.18 per share through a cash tender offer, representing a premium of 49…