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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WPG, Monolithic Have Distribution Deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. — WPG Americas Inc. today announced a new distribution agreement with Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) to distribute their complete line of advanced analog and mixed signal semiconductors. MPS designs and delivers smaller, single-chip power management ICs using their innovative proprietary process technology, BCD Plus™. This single process technology simplifies the design process…

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UBM Electronics, ECIA Announce Award Winners

SAN FRANCISCO and ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Yesterday at the Electronics Components Industry Association (ECIA) Executive Conference, UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, and the ECIA announced the winners of the inaugural Electronics Choice Industry Awards (ECIA's). The ECIA's celebrate excellence…

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Digi-Key Stocking Meder Kits

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the addition of MEDER's Reed Sensor and Magnet Design evaluation kits to its vast product line. These kits provide engineers with fast access to sensor systems…

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Arrow Sets Financial Marks

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today reported third quarter 2011 net income of $132.2 million ($1.17 and $1.15 per share on a basic and diluted basis, respectively) on sales of $5.19 billion, compared with net income of $118.5 million ($1.01 and $1.00 per share on a basic and diluted basis, respectively) on sales…

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A Real Jobs Bill

This month we lost an industry pioneer and a master innovator who created wealth for the masses. Steve Jobs, former CEO and chairman of {complink 379|Apple Inc.}, had the knack for taking technology, with all its ones and zeroes, innate hardware, and limited beauty, and turning it into something brilliant. His legacy should be a…

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