The Heart of Responsible E-Waste Recycling

Electronic equipment can represent a serious threat to the environment, and the population, if disposed of incorrectly. E-waste is the fastest growing segment of waste in the industrialized world. It annually demands as much transportation as a line up of delivery trucks halfway around the planet. Recycling your devices helps you keep your house and…

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Flextronics to Expand With Citrix in Hungary

Flextronics today announced that it will expand its existing design, manufacturing, logistics and service solutions relationship with Citrix to include Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. Flextronics has provided design, manufacturing, logistics and service solutions to Citrix for more than eight years. “As our cloud networking business accelerates, we are expanding our global supply chain capability,” said Fred Tiso,…

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Molex Receives Applicant Membership in EICC

Molex Inc. has been formally accepted as an Applicant Member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC). A coalition of the world’s leading electronics companies, the EICC facilitates collaboration between members and with customers, suppliers and others in the industry to work together on improving efficiency and social, ethical, labor standards and environmental responsibility in…

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NKK Switches Inks Global Pact With Digi-Key

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced it has signed a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Corporation. The agreement enables Digi-Key to distribute NKK’s market-leading products globally, with a specific focus on North America, Europe, Japan and the Asia Pacific region. Digi-Key is the industry leader in electronic…

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Rambus Ends Patent Dispute with ST

STMicroelectronics and Rambus said they have settled all outstanding claims related to their patents dispute and simultaneously signed a cross-licensing agreement that will enable the two companies to benefit from individually developed technology processes. The transaction, announced in a statement on ST’s website, is the second such agreement to be signed by Rambus, a memory…

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Vietnam Stymied by Ongoing Port Headache

A few years ago, rising wages in China made cheaper Vietnamese electronic assembly the next big thing. But no one counted on the port failing. In 2011, riding a wave of interest from companies, including Intel, the Vietnamese government announced it had undertaken a $620 million port expansion program. Two years later, however, the port…

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