ABB Agrees to Buy Thomas & Betts

ZURICH and MEMPHIS, Tenn. — ABB (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, and Thomas & Betts Corporation (NYSE: TNB), a North American leader in low voltage products, today announced that both companies’ boards of directors have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire Thomas & Betts for $72 per share…

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Kyocera Posts Nine-Month Data

KYOTO, Japan — Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) today issued its third quarterly announcement of consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012. The results, summarized below, represent the nine months ended December 31, 2011. Read the full press release. {complink 3001|Kyocera Corp.}

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Digi-Key, LEMO Sign Distribution Deal

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and LEMO®, a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connection solutions, today announced the companies have signed an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute…

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Ayrshire Gets AS9100C Registration

OAKDALE, Minn. — Ayrshire Electronics is please to announce that its Oakdale, Minnesota facility has successfully completed its audit and received recommendation for AS9100C certification. In the highly-regulated aviation, space and defense industries, certification to the AS9100C standard is a mandatory requirement to be considered as a supplier to leading aerospace and defense OEMs. AS9100C…

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Vishay Facility Gets ISO Certification

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's Inductors Division has earned the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485:2003 certification for its Yankton, S.D., facility. Vishay's ISO 13485:2003 registration audit was conducted by UL DQS Inc., and the site was certified for the “design, development, and manufacture of inductors, transformers,…

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