Thai Floods Devastate Supply Chain

The floods that worsened this week across Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam are threatening to devastate the region's electronics manufacturers and assemblers, cutting important links to several international supply chains. Here's an update on where things stand for some key suppliers: Malaysian Eng Teknologi, a hard drives supplier based in Penang, on the Thai border, has…

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Altera Announces Q3 Figures

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced third quarter sales of $522.5 million, down 5 percent from the second quarter of 2011 and down 1 percent from the third quarter of 2010. Third quarter net income was $185.4 million, $0.57 per diluted share, compared with net income of $214.6 million, $0.65 per…

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Digi-Key to Distribute Honeywell Sensors

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 Honeywell's HumidIcon™ digital humidity/temperature sensors to its expansive line card. Honeywell's HumidIcon™ digital humidity/temperature sensors are digital output-type relative humidity (RH) devices and…

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Amphenol Reports Q3 Results

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Amphenol Corporation (NYSE-APH) reported today third quarter 2011 diluted earnings per share of $.79 compared to $.78 per share for the comparable 2010 period. Such per share amount for the 2011 quarter includes the effect of a $13 million ($8 million after tax), or $.05 per share one-time charge relating to the…

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Maxim to Use e2v Program

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — e2v aerospace and defense, Inc. and Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. announced today an agreement for e2v to extend the life of a wide variety of Maxim ICs in hermetic and metal can packages used in an array of military and aerospace programs. This new agreement combines Maxim’s Obsolescence Mitigation (OM) program…

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