Four Takeaways From Arrow Electronics

Michael Long, president and CEO of global distributor {complink 453|Arrow Electronics Inc.}, faced two big audiences this week: his peers at the annual Electronic Components Industry Association conference, and Wall Street analysts on today's earnings conference call. His message to both: “There is no better time to be in the electronics industry than right now.”…

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TriQuint Publishes Q3 Results

HILLSBORO, Ore. — TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TQNT), a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, announces its financial results for the quarter ended October 1, 2011, including the following highlights: Revenues for the quarter were $216.0 million; revenues for the nine months ended October 1, 2011 were $669.1 million. GAAP net income for the quarter…

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Avnet, ARM Launch Software Store

PHOENIX and CAMBRIDGE, England — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), and ARM today announced the launch of the Embedded Software Store – an online information and e-Commerce-based website dedicated to the embedded design community. The Embedded Software Store accelerates software innovation for embedded applications by enabling users to easily…

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5 Tips for Setting Up Shop in China

For the past decade, China has enjoyed the economic benefits of serving as a popular sourcing and production location for major high-tech and electronics manufacturers. Now businesses within the industry are seeing the country in a new light and recognizing its potential as a major growth market, as well. Companies around the world are gearing…

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Molex Reports Q1 Data

LISLE, Ill. — Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ: MOLX and MOLXA), a global electronic components company, today reported results for its first quarter ended September 30, 2011. Revenue for the September 2011 quarter was $936.0 million, an increase of 2.4% from the June 2011 quarter and an increase of 4.3% from the September 2010 quarter. This is…

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Microsemi Updates on Flood Impact

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today updated expectations for the impact to its business as a result of the continued flooding in Thailand. Ongoing flooding in the country has now forced a shutdown of Microsemi operations in a second…

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Emcore Offers Flood Update

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite, and terrestrial solar power markets, announced today that flood waters had infiltrated the offices and manufacturing floorspace of the Company's primary contract manufacturer at its campus in Thailand. Over the weekend, rising water penetrated…

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World Micro, Sullins Sign Distribution Pact

ATLANTA — World Micro, a global distributor of electronic components serving the electronics, commercial, military, medical, and aerospace markets, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Sullins Connector Solutions, a world leader in the design and manufacture of connectors and interconnect systems, located in San Marcos, CA. The agreement gives World Micro…

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Heilind Expanding Agreement With Bulgin

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, is expanding its franchise distribution agreement with Bulgin Connectors following its May acquisition of Columbus, OH based distributor, Thompson Electronic Supplies. Bulgin, a division of Elektron Technology PLC of Essex, England, offers a broad range of products including Buccaneer waterproof connectors, connectors for…

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