Future Electronics Stocks Avalanche Board; Announces Free Workshops

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate shipping availability of the Avalanche board part# AVMPF300TS-01 featuring a Microsemi PolarFire™ non-volatile field programmable gate array (FPGA) with 300,000 logic elements (LEs). With the Avalanche board, Future Electronics has lowered the barriers for designers to access the lowest power, cost-optimized mid-range density…

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NAND Flash Prices to Drop 5% in Q1; Oversupply Forecast

NAND flash prices are expected to fall by five percent in the first quarter of 2018 due to production capacity expansion and lower demand during the traditional off-peak season, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. Demand from notebook, tablet and smartphones (primarily Chinese branded) is expected to fall by more than 15 percent in the…

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IDC’s 10 Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

The supply chain is undergoing major changes as the manufacturing sector ramps up its effort to adopt new capabilities and technologies around advanced analytics, cloud networking, the internet of things (IoT), and blockchain. The supply chain’s core goals of improving productivity, quality, service and cost efficiency remain unchanged. However, what is shifting is how these…

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Toshiba, Western Digital Resolve Disputes

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) (“Toshiba”), Toshiba Memory Corporation (“TMC”) and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) (“Western Digital”) have entered into a global settlement agreement to resolve their ongoing disputes in litigation and arbitration, strengthen and extend their relationship, and enhance the mutual commitment to their ongoing flash memory collaboration. As part of this agreement, TMC…

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Kilopass NVM OTP Achieves GlobalFoundries 3-Lot Qualification

Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) intellectual property (IP), today announced that it successfully achieved a three-lot qualification on GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) 14nm LPP (Low Power Process) technology platform for its one-time programmable (OTP) NVM technology. Three-lot qualification requires separate wafer runs, each with hundreds of samples. Each sample…

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Arrow to Distribute Alorium FPGA-based Solutions

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) has entered into a global distribution agreement with Alorium Technology, a provider of compact, high-performance embedded computing solutions for the industrial and commercial internet of things (IoT) markets, technology startups and the advanced maker movement. Arrow will sell Alorium’s FPGA-based solutions, including the XLR8 development board that enables new levels of performance…

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Riedon Acquires Deltec Shunts

Riedon, a specialist manufacturer of cutting-edge power and precision resistors, announced today the acquisition of Deltec Shunts, LLC. The company, based in Norwalk, California, is one of the premier US manufacturers of current shunts and fuse-block holders. The agreement signed by the two companies involves the acquisition by Riedon of all Deltec’s assets and product lines. The deal…

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Purchasing Execs on 2018: ‘Steady as She Grows’

Even as a pro-business tax reform bill awaits its fate, U.S. manufacturers are investing toward growth. Capital expenditures by U.S. factories outpaced expectations in 2017 and will increase further next year. U.S. manufacturers experienced 11 straight months of growth from January through November, driving the nation’s 2017 purchasing index to 57.4 percent from 51.5 last year.…

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Schurter Expands Standards Data on Product Datasheets

Safety is our business. Therefore, SCHURTER products are submitted to accredited safety institutions for testing according to national and international standards or other generally recognized regulating bodies for technology, as well as those established to protect the environment. Their certification/approval-marks confirm the manufacturer’s observance of the requirements for which electric appliances, and the materials and…

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