3M Reports Record Q4 Sales

3M (NYSE:MMM) today reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.62 per share, an increase of 14.9 percent versus the fourth quarter of 2012. Sales grew 2.4 percent year-on-year to $7.6 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 3.4 percent, acquisitions added 0.7 percent to sales and currency impacts reduced sales by 1.7 percent year-on-year. Sales and per-share earnings were…

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Mouser Carrying Kemet’s NEC Tokin Line

Mouser Electronics, a leading engineering resource and global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is distributing KEMET’s expanded portfolio which brings together leading-edge products from KEMET’s joint venture partner NEC TOKIN to buyers and design engineers worldwide. Mouser’s expanded product offerings from KEMET include Supercapacitors, High-Current Power Inductors, AC Line Filters, Relays,…

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IR Technology Enhances Driver Safety

Driver safety and awareness features are becoming standard, marking a change in OEM options for new vehicles. A few short years ago, display systems, steering wheel-mounted controls, and heads-up displays were rare items relegated to only top-of-the-line luxury vehicles. However, with the insurance industry recognizing the value of these technologies in reducing accidents and hence…

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Profiles in Design: Hermann Eul

“A good engineer is a master in the lab and a master in the library.” Dr. Hermann Eul is vice president and general manager of the Mobile & Communications Group at 
Intel Corporation. In this role, he heads the development of hardware, software, and connectivity ingredients for phones, tablets, Ultrabook™, and other mobile devices, as…

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Broadcom Sales Up Nearly 4%

Irvine, Calif. — Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today reported unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. The Company also announced a nine percent increase to its quarterly dividend. “In 2013 Broadcom delivered record revenue in all three…

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PMC-Sierra Sales Slip in 2013

Sunnyvale, Calif. — PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC) (Nasdaq:PMCS), the semiconductor and software solutions innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store big data, today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 28, 2013. Net revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 totaled $126.1 million, a decrease of 2.2 percent compared to $128.9 million in the…

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