Microsensors Deliver Big Rewards with Risk

Wellesley, Mass. – To the extent that hype results in exaggerated investor expectation, it can divert investment from microsensor technologies that have real commercial potential. BCC Research reveals in its new report that the technologies and applications likely to achieve commercial success during the forecast period will require considerable financial risk and resource commitment. A sensor…

TTI Stocks Molex ML-XT Connectors in Europe

December 2015 – TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now stocks Molex’s rugged ML-XT connection system in Europe. Featuring a market leading high-performance seal technology, it is a cost competitive solution offering superior reliability for critical vehicle-wiring applications in harsh environments. The sophisticated seal technology used by Molex’s ML-XT connection system…

DuPont, Dow Chemical to Merge

DuPont (NYSE:DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) today announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The parties intend to subsequently pursue a separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded companies…

Fairchild Semiconductor Receives Unsolicited Bid

San Jose, Calif. – Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. (Nasdaq: FCS) (“Fairchild”) today acknowledged receipt of an unsolicited proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Fairchild for $21.70 per share in cash (the “Proposal”). As previously announced on November 18, 2015, Fairchild entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as…

SPIL Forms Alliance with Tsinghua

Taichung — Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. Announcement (Taiwan Securities Exchange code: 2325, NASDAQ code: SPIL): Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. (“SPIL”) and Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. (“Unigroup”) entered into a Strategic Alliance Agreement and Share Subscription Agreement today in Hsinchu. Purpose of Alliance (1)     As a global semiconductor packaging and testing leader with advanced packaging…

AVX Awards Avnet China

Fountain Inn, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, recently recognized Avnet Electronics Marketing China (AEMC) for outstanding sales growth in the second quarter of AVX’s fiscal year. Recording more than 22% growth over the highest quarter from the previous year, the Avnet China sales team was the only…