ST Aims for Higher Distribution Sales

STMicroelectronics N.V. is envisioning a day when up to 35 percent of its sales would be derived through components distributors, a move that potentially could add several billions annually to the total available market (TAM) for big and medium-size channel partners. The Geneva, Switzerland-based semiconductor manufacturer has in the past sold its products mainly through…

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Mill-Max Redesigns Catalog & Website

Mill-Max Mfg., North America’s largest manufacturer of precision-machined interconnect components, has announced both the release of its expanded, full-line catalog and the redesign of its corporate website.  In each case, emphasis has been put on providing customers with the most up-to-date presentation of the company’s extensive product offering in an informative, easy-to-use format. The Mill-Max…

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Macronix Will Defend Patents

Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337), a global leader providing non-volatile memory solutions, announced that it will take vigorous actions against the patent litigations filed by Spansion, Inc. in the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) and the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California.  Macronix will defend its products and assist its customers in defending…

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AVX Gets DLA OK for Accu-L Inductors

AVX Corp., a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, today announced that the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has issued drawings for high-reliability versions of its Accu-L(R) Series thin film inductors in 0402, 0603, and 0805 case sizes. Currently unique in their ability to provide extremely low inductance values (0.56nH) and ultra-tight inductor…

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4D Printing & the Future of Manufacturing

If you haven't yet gotten used to the idea that 3D printing is playing an important role in the supply chain, you'd better hurry up. 4D printing is about to change today's manufacturing by adding transformation capabilities to 3D-printed objects on an industrial scale. Self-assembly, replication, self-repair, and self-adaptation will change design, and the creative…

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Arrow Hosts Recycling Event

Approximately 1,300 Colorado residents recycled more than 154,000 pounds of electronic devices onSunday, Aug. 11, at theMile High Electronics Recycling Event hosted byArrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) in partnership withComcast, the City and County of Denver Public Works/Denver Recycles and Sports Authority Field at Mile High. A wide range of electronics including computer hardware and…

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