Semiconductor Sales Fall Slightly in August

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.7 billion for the month of August 2015, a decrease of 0.5 percent from the previous month when sales were $27.9 billion. Global sales from August 2015 were 3.0 percent lower than the August 2014 total of$28.6 billion. Regionally, sales…

Parts Search Platform Goes Live

Pasadena, Calif. — Parts.io enables hardware engineers to search and compare 135M+ electronic components by category, price, availability and popularity across a global network of distributors and manufacturers. The platform offers a visual representation of complex data, enabling engineers to make the best component selection for their projects and allows users to order directly from…

Flex Opens Medical Mfg Facility in Mexico

Tijuana, Mexico, — Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), the sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world, is today celebrating the grand opening of its new medical device manufacturing facility and Center of Excellence in Tijuana, Mexico, dedicated to the innovative development and manufacturing of medical devices. Located ten minutes from San Diego, California,…

Strong Demand for Head-up Displays

Albany, N.Y. — According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research Head-up Display Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2015 – 2022″, the global head-up displays (HUDs) market, is forecast to reach US$ 7.05 bn by 2022. A HUD is a device used to project driving-related information such as vehicle speed, fuel reading,…

Mellanox to Buy EZchip

Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for servers and storage systems, and EZchip (NASDAQ: EZCH; TASE: EZCH), a leader in high-performance processing solutions for carrier and data center networks, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Mellanox shall acquire 100 percent of EZchip’s…

Gore, Kontron Collaborate on In-Flight Entertainment

  Pleinfeld, Germany — As the passenger demand for quick and easy access to in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) increases, aircraft IFEC systems need to provide faster data transmission over longer distances. W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) and Kontron – a global manufacturer of embedded computer modules, boards and systems – are working together to successfully meet these growing…