Datasheets: A Resource for Engineers & Procurement

Design engineers and OEM/contract manufacturing purchasing specialists deal with too many perplexing issues every day, most of them centered on identifying, locating, and securing parts for products quickly and at the optimal price. This never-ending quest often results in delayed design or production, which can lead to missed market opportunities. The industry hasn't been idle…

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TSMC Reports 2Q Earnings

Hsin-Chu, Taiwan — TSMC today announced consolidated revenue of NT$110.51 billion, net income of NT$35.95 billion, and diluted earnings per share of NT$1.39 (US$0.24 per ADR unit) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Year-over-year, second quarter revenue increased 5.3% while both net income and diluted EPS decreased 10.8%. Compared to first quarter of…

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Benchmark Reports 2Q Results

ANGLETON, Texas — Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated contract manufacturing provider, announced sales of $586 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, compared to $589 million for the same quarter in the prior year. The Company reported second quarter net income of $15 million, or $0.24 per diluted share. In the…

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UBM Electronics Launches Datasheets.com

SAN FRANCISCO — UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced Datasheets.com, a new website created for design engineers and electronics purchasing professionals to quickly and easily find electronics parts and inventory. UBM Electronics created Datasheets.com in conjunction with SiliconExpert…

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Market Keeps Close Eye on Inventory

Earnings calls can tell you a lot about what's on the industry's radar. The questions analysts ask executives are a good indication of what does, or doesn't, worry the market. This quarter, in addition to the overall economy, analysts are worried about inventory. Inventory levels appear to be building, and that's usually a sign of…

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Mouser Signs Deal With Honeywell

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has signed a new global contract with Honeywell Sensing and Control. Honeywell Sensing and Control is an industry leader in electronic sensing and electromechanical switching products. The new…

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Peerless Adds CW Industries

BETHPAGE, N.Y. — Peerless Electronics Inc. has signed an agreement to distribute CW Industries line of specialized switches and connectors. Peerless will be stocking CW’s connectors for the defense and aerospace industries. The connectors meet the high density and high shock requirements of today’s sophisticated military electronics equipment and are qualified to many NAVSEA and…

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Molex Secures Samtec as Supplier

LISLE, Ill. — Molex Incorporated and Samtec, Inc. today announced the signing of a second-source agreement under which Samtec is licensed to manufacture, market and sell Molex EdgeLine®, EXTreme LPHPower™ and EXTreme Ten60Power™ product portfolios worldwide. “We are pleased to reach agreement with Samtec to provide OEM manufacturers a reliable new supplier with expertise in…

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