Avnet Supports Zed Touch Display Kit

Developing an interactive GUI or touchscreen application? Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced new reference designs, tutorials and training videos for the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit. The designs are supported on either the MicroZed™ or Zedboard™ kits. Click to Tweet: Avnet Electronics Marketing releases 7-inch Zed Touch…

Benchmark Acquires EMS Segment of CTS Corp.

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated product design and manufacturing services provider, announced today that the Company has completed an acquisition of the full-service Electronics Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) segment of CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS). The acquired business is strategically focused on complex, high-mix and low-volume manufacturing in the Industrial, Aerospace & Defense, Medical,…

Future Has TDK Wireless Charging Coils

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announce in-stock inventory availability of TDK’s wireless charging coils, designed for smartphones and other mobile devices. The receiving coil represents an industry-leading achievement, featuring a thickness of a mere 0.57 mm. This development reflects TDK’s extensive expertise in fields such as magnetic materials technology and…

TTI First With Kemet/NEC/Tokin Products

 TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of Interconnect, Passive and Electromechanical (IP&E) components, today announced the company’s plan to distribute KEMET NEC/TOKIN in the Americas. Through this strategic alliance with KEMET, TTI will be first-to-market with the expanded product portfolio from KEMET NEC/TOKIN. The expanded product offering from KEMET will include supercapacitors, high-current power inductors,…

Fairchild in Supplier Pact With Micross

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile semiconductor solutions, and Micross Components, a leading global provider of specialty electronic solutions, have entered into an agreement establishing Micross as an authorized supplier of Fairchild’s bare die products. As the authorized supply line for Fairchild’s bare die products, Micross functions…

Broadcom Completes Buy of Renesas LTE Assets

 Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced it has completed its acquisition of LTE-related assets from affiliates of Renesas Electronics Corporation for approximately $164 million. The acquisition is expected to accelerate availability of Broadcom’s multimode, carrier-validated LTE SoC platform. For more news, visit Broadcom’s Newsroom.…

Fairchild Semiconductor Names Global Sales Exec

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile semiconductor solutions, has appointed Chris Allexandre to the position of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Mr. Allexandre brings over 15 years of industry experience to Fairchild. Most recently, Chris was Vice President of EMEA Regional Sales & Applications and Distribution…

Avnet Acquires Majority in MSC

  Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that it has acquired a majority interest in MSC Investoren GmbH (“MSC Group”) as the first step of a two part transaction in which Avnet will ultimately acquire the remainder of the company. MSC is a recognized value-add distributor focused on electronic component distribution, embedded computing technology and display solutions,…

Intel Foundry: Leveraging Process Edge for Profit

The endorsement couldn’t be any sweeter. Intel Corp. is at least five years and “probably” more ahead of the competition in process technology, says John Daane, chairman, president & CEO of FPGA vendor Altera Corp. That’s why Altera will be sourcing semiconductor wafers from Intel starting in 2014, shifting wafer sourcing for high-end products from…