Nu Horizons, Samsung Sign Distribution Deal

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Nu Horizons Electronics, an Arrow Electronics company, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Samsung LED, a global leader in LED (light-emitting diodes) technology. Under the agreement, Nu Horizons customers around the world will have access to Samsung LED's complete portfolio of energy-saving, long-life and environmentally friendly mid-power and high-power…

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FedEx Expands Service Across Canada

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — FedEx Express Canada, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX), announces that effectively immediately, FedEx 1Day® Freight will now be available to customers in eight Canadian cities in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Effective immediately, destinations to benefit from FedEx 1Day Freight now include Brandon (MB), Prince Albert (SK), North Battleford (SK),…

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Longtime Motorola CEO Galvin Dies

CHICAGO — Robert (“Bob”) William Galvin, the longtime chief executive officer of Motorola Inc., died peacefully during the night of October 11, 2011 in Chicago. Galvin – a transformative global business leader, innovator, author, and philanthropist – was 89 years old. Galvin oversaw remarkable growth and innovation during his 29-year tenure as CEO of Motorola.…

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Not All Doom & Gloom

Judging by the headlines, the electronics supply chain would be hard-pressed to point to any bright spots on the short-term horizon. Today in the US, President Obama's ambitious jobs bill was rejected by the Senate, and Europe continues to debate the bail out of some of its member nations. On the other side of the…

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Microsemi Reports Thailand Flood Impact

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced one of its subcontracted manufacturing facilities located in the Rojana Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Thailand, has suspended operations due to damage sustained from the region's recent flooding. The industrial park is without…

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Energy Micro Gets ISO Certification

OSLO, Norway — Energy Micro has announced it has gained ISO 9001:2008 registration of its quality management system for the design and manufacture of its range of energy friendly microcontrollers and RF radios. The certificate of registration to the quality standard was awarded to Energy Micro by the certification body Det Norske Veritas (DNV). Zalina…

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ON Suspends Operations in Thailand

PHOENIX — ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN) today announced that its SANYO Semiconductor division’s operations located in the Rojana Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Thailand, have been suspended as a result of recent flooding in the region. The company has confirmed that there have been no on-site injuries to ON Semiconductor employees in Thailand as a…

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