Avnet Introduces Configured, HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions

TEMPE, Ariz. — Industry analyst firm IDC predicts that worldwide converged infrastructure sales will reach $17.8 billion by 2016, representing a 40 percent compound annual growth rate.¹ To help U.S. and Canadian HP solution provider partners capitalize on this market opportunity, Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of…

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STMicro Sites Get ISO Energy ‘OK’

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has announced that all six of its front-end manufacturing sites have achieved certification to the latest, most stringent ISO 50001 energy-management standard. The certification process involved developing tools to systematically measure the energy consumption of each piece of equipment, including buildings, and…

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Avnet Supports Zed Touch Display Kit

Developing an interactive GUI or touchscreen application? Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced new reference designs, tutorials and training videos for the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit. The designs are supported on either the MicroZed™ or Zedboard™ kits. Click to Tweet: Avnet Electronics Marketing releases 7-inch Zed Touch…

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Benchmark Acquires EMS Segment of CTS Corp.

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated product design and manufacturing services provider, announced today that the Company has completed an acquisition of the full-service Electronics Manufacturing Solutions (EMS) segment of CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS). The acquired business is strategically focused on complex, high-mix and low-volume manufacturing in the Industrial, Aerospace & Defense, Medical,…

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Micrel Names New CFO

Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in high performance linear and power solutions, LAN and timing and communications solutions, announced today that effective October 2, 2013, it has named Robert DeBarr as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance & Human Resources. Mr. DeBarr replaces Ray Wallin who announced his…

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Cirrus Logic Acquires Acoustic Technologies

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS) announced today that it has acquired Acoustic Technologies, Inc. The Mesa, Ariz.,-based firm is a leader in embedded firmware voice processing technology, including noise reduction, echo cancelation and voice enhancement. “Acoustic Tech’s team of audio experts and their proven voice processing technologies are a welcome addition to Cirrus Logic’s arsenal,”…

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Future Has TDK Wireless Charging Coils

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announce in-stock inventory availability of TDK’s wireless charging coils, designed for smartphones and other mobile devices. The receiving coil represents an industry-leading achievement, featuring a thickness of a mere 0.57 mm. This development reflects TDK’s extensive expertise in fields such as magnetic materials technology and…

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