Ramtron Hires Sales Executive

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — U.S. semiconductor maker Ramtron International Corporation (NASDAQ: RMTR) today announced the appointment of Pete Zimmer as vice president of sales. Mr. Zimmer will report to Eric Balzer, Ramtron’s chief executive officer. As vice president of sales, Mr. Zimmer will oversee Ramtron’s worldwide sales organization for all Ramtron product lines including high-performance…

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Top Hiring Mistakes, Part 1

I recently came across a list of Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make When Recruiting and Hiring. Even though I've only been on the recruiting end of the electronics industry for six months, I've run across nearly every scenario described in the list! Many of these mistakes challenge conventional wisdom regarding the hiring process. I'll highlight…

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SMTC Offers Financial Numbers

TORONTO — SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX) (TSX:SMX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today reported 2011 second quarter unaudited results. Revenue for the quarter was $48.8 million; $7.5 million or 13% lower than the prior quarter and $22.4 million or 31.5% lower than the second quarter of 2010. Revenues declined as the Company experienced demand reductions…

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Actions Semiconductor Posts Results

ZHUHAI, China — Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive mixed-signal system-on-a-chip (SoC) and multimedia digital signal processing (DSP) solutions for portable consumer electronics, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. All financial results are reported on a U.S. GAAP…

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Diodes Sets Revenue Record

PLANO, Texas — Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Revenue was a record $169.8 million, an increase of 14 percent over the $149.2…

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Vitesse Posts 3Q11 Results

CAMARILLO, Calif. — Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, today reported its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2011, which ended on June 30, 2011. “We are pleased to return to operating profitability in our third quarter. Our conservative management practices…

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TTI Develops Resistor Program

FORT WORTH, Texas — TTI, Inc., a global distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical, and discrete components, announced the company has partnered with Vishay Intertechnology to create the Vishay Dale Resistors Classics Program. The program renews the promotion of classic resistor products with wirewound, film and resistor network technologies. These products address the ongoing demands of…

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