ON Semiconductor Posts Q3 Figures

PHOENIX — ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN) today announced that total revenues in the third quarter of 2011 were $898.0 million, a decrease of approximately 1 percent from the second quarter of 2011. During the third quarter of 2011, the company reported a GAAP net loss of $49.4 million, or $0.11 per fully diluted share.…

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TE Connectivity Posts Q4 Figures

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland — TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today reported fiscal fourth quarter and full year results ended Sept. 30, 2011. The company reported net sales of $3.9 billion during the fourth quarter, up 25 percent versus the prior year. Annual sales were $14.3 billion, up 19 percent versus the prior year. Strong annual and…

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Software Tools Required for Global Product Rules

Legislation limiting harmful substances in electronics is spreading worldwide, and manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of electrical and electronic equipment are feeling the effects. We now have Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) laws in the European Union, Japan, China, Korea, and California. We have Proposition 65 legislation in California. We have formaldehyde limits on wood products.…

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Benchmark Restarts Thailand Facility

ANGLETON, Texas — Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated contract manufacturing provider, announced that its Korat, Thailand facility has begun manufacturing operations. On October 17, 2011, the Company announced that it began efforts to put the vacant Korat plant into operation after its main manufacturing facility in Ayudhaya was inundated with floodwaters. As…

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The High Cost of Compliance

The headline on the IPC press release says it all: “Tulane University Study Finds Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Regulations to be One Hundred Times More Costly than SEC Estimate.” Tulane's estimate: $7.93 billion, versus the SEC estimate of $71.2 million. Ouch. It's not surprising that the SEC estimate is so low. Regulatory bodies have been low-balling…

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Sanmina-SCI Reports Q4 Data

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sanmina-SCI Corporation (“Sanmina-SCI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ GS: SANM), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services company, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 1, 2011. Read the full press release. {complink 4773|Sanmina-SCI Corp.}

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