STMicroelectronics Named Top 100 Global Innovator

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, was named a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovator for the second year in a row, recognizing ST’s position among the world’s most innovative companies. The program recognizes and rewards organizations that are leading the innovation charge as measured by a series of proprietary patent-related metrics.

Newark element14 Stocks Cynergy3 Sensors

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14 has announced it is stocking new liquid level and flow sensor products from Cynergy3 Components Ltd. The new offerings include Vertical External Mount Level Sensors (RSF104 Series). Their compression gasket allows easy installation in smaller tanks and reservoirs, and they are available with normally-open or normally closed switch actions. The ATEX Rated…

Vishay Unveils Sweeping Cost-Cutting Actions

Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has announced a batch of workforce reduction measures to lower its selling, general and administrative expenses as well as actions that would impact its MOSFETs business and result in the transfer of some semiconductor wafer manufacturing to contractors. The program was announced one day ahead of the company’s scheduled release of its…

Avnet Taps Buseman for Key Exec Role

Avnet Inc. has named Michael Buseman chief global logistics and operations officer, appointing the EMS industry veteran to the position recently vacated by Gerry Fay who now heads the company’s global electronics components distribution business. Buseman, who joins Avnet from electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider Plexus Inc., where he headed the $2 billion revenue company’s…

Monolithic Power Posts Strong Q3

Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading fabless manufacturer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. The results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013 are as follows: Net revenue was $65.3 million, a 13.2% increase from $57.7 million in the second quarter of…