ECIA Sets CARTS Europe 2011 Dates

ATLANTA, Ga. — The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) has set the dates for CARTS Europe 2011: October 10-13 in Nice, France. CARTS Europe is the only technology conference for the passive electronic components industry. Leading industry experts present the latest information on advanced technologies and applications for: Harsh environments and reliability Alternative energy and…

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Tablet or E-Reader: Which Should You Bet On?

If there's one thing that throws any well laid manufacturing and supply chain plan into havoc it's the uncertainty surrounding the point at which competing devices deserve increased resources and production capacity. The electronics supply chain is facing such a challenge now in the jostling for consumer attention by manufacturers of e-readers and tablet PCs.…

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Best-Practices for Managing Material Costs, Part 3

The high-tech electronics manufacturing market is one of the most dynamic industries around the world. Price fluctuations, component obsolescence, and component revisions occur on a daily basis. OEMs and their EMS providers must actively monitor and adapt to these changes throughout the quarter. As new prices and changes to components occur, OEMs and EMS providers…

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James Doss Appointed President of RF Industries

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — RF INDUSTRIES, LTD. (NASDAQ:RFIL), today announced that it has appointed Chief Financial Officer James Doss to the additional position of President. Howard Hill, RFI's former President and CEO, will continue in his current position as the Company's Chief Executive Officer. “Since joining RFI over five years ago and being promoted to…

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SemiLEDs Reports Q3

HSINCHU, Taiwan — SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ: LEDS), a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, today announced its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2011, ended May 31, 2011. Revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 was $5.6 million, a 43% decrease compared to $9.9 million in the third…

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