Would You Share Your Supply Chain?

Would you, as head of supply chain, purchasing, manufacturing or the CEO of an electronics manufacturing company, agree to a shared supply chain? If you said “No” and work at a company that outsources any of the supply chain functions – components sourcing, production, logistics and repairs and warranty fulfillment – you most likely are…

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Avnet Hosts Microsemi Workshops

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will host a series of SpeedWay Design Workshops™, featuring Microsemi Corporation’s (NASDAQ: MSCC) new, low-power, cost-optimized IGLOO®2 FPGAs. The workshops, taught by Avnet technical experts, kick off Feb. 25 in San Jose, Calif., and will be held in 26 cities throughout North America.…

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LSI/Avago Merger: A Union of Impeccable Lineage

The evolution of the electronics industry is endlessly fascinating. Companies are born, grow up, raise children (spinoffs), die (bankruptcy or acquisition), and then often are reincarnated. A recently proposed multibillion-dollar marriage of two chip companies is a classic example. In December, Avago Technologies Ltd. announced it would acquire LSI Corp. for $6.6 billion. Each of…

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Ecliptek Adds Arrow to Data Download Program

In a move to help more customers quickly find and purchase frequency control devices, Arrow Electronics, Inc. has implemented Ecliptek’s Data Download on Arrow’s product lifecycle platform available via arrow.com. This gives buyers of frequency control devices, including crystals, quartz oscillators, and MEMS oscillators, access to more than 500,000 products. Results are based on either…

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Mouser Stocks STMicro Nucleo Dev Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking and shipping the new Nucleo Development Boards from STMicroelectronics. These development boards target anyone that wants to get started using ST’s STM32 product families featuring ARM Cortex-M0, Cortex-M3, and Cortex-M4 microcontrollers, and are compatible with a wide range of expansion boards. The new STMicroelectronics Nucleo development boards available from…

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SMIC Reports Double-Digit Growth in 2013

Shanghai — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) (“SMIC” or the “Company”), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world, today announced its consolidated results of operations for the three months ended December 31, 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Highlights: — Revenue including wafer shipments from Wuhan Xinxin was $491.8 million in 4Q13,…

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