Semtech Posts 2Q12 Results

CAMARILLO, Calif. — Semtech Corp. (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today reported unaudited financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2012, which ended July 31, 2011. The company also announced that its Board of Directors approved increasing the existing stock repurchase authorization by $36 million. Prior to the…

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Why the Supply Chain Is Stronger

During yesterday's chat with Matt Sheerin, senior equity research analyst and managing director at Stifel Nicolaus & Co., readers (astutely) questioned his assertion that supply chain companies are in better shape now than they were before the recession hit in 2008-2009. With events such as Japan's earthquake/tsunami, the wild swings in the stock market, and…

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Match.com for Trading Partners

E-commerce retailers have had to either educate suppliers in the ways of electronic ordering and drop-shipping or search through hundreds of possible vendors to find those that already have the technology and experience to work with them immediately. A new system that plays matchmaker for trading partners lets e-tailers conduct searches based on the supplier's…

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Key Tronic Posts Financial Figures

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Key Tronic Corporation (Nasdaq:KTCC), a provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS), today announced its results for the quarter and year ended July 2, 2011. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011, Key Tronic reported total revenue of $66.0 million, up 7% from $61.9 million in the same period of fiscal 2010. For…

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GainSpan, WPG Have Distribution Deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. — GainSpan® Corporation, a leading developer of ultra-low power embedded Wi-Fi solutions, and WPG Americas, Inc., today announced a strategic distribution partnership whereby WPG Americas will sell GainSpan's complete line of low power Wi-Fi products in the Americas. WPG Americas, based in San Jose, CA, is a member of WPG Holdings, the…

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STMicroelectronics Posts Financial Report

GENEVA — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) announced today that it has published its 2011 Half-Year Financial Report for the six-month period ended July 2, 2011 incorporating unaudited interim financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The 2011 Half-Year Financial Report is available at www.st.com under Investors Room. {complink 5218|STMicroelectronics NV}

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Mouser, Mitsubishi Collaborate on Distribution

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. and Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA’s Semiconductor Division today announced a new distribution alliance that will provide design engineers with fast, seamless access to Mitsubishi Electric’s high-performance TFT-LCD modules and design accelerator kits. For design engineers, the distribution alliance means fast, seamless access to a wide…

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Bosch, Freescale Team Up on Chipsets

BANGALORE, India, and REUTLINGEN, Germany — Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) and the Bosch Group’s Automotive Electronics division have combined their leading positions in automotive electronics and systems expertise to create an automotive airbag reference platform for the growing automotive safety segment in emerging markets such as India and China. The new airbag reference platform is…

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