Hackers Jeopardize High-Tech Reputation

Hacker attacks threaten the entire high-tech market, even when companies in the sector are not a direct target. High-tech manufacturers should pay close attention to events in the fringe segments of the economy that could compromise the integrity of the IT systems developed, manufactured, sold, and supported by the market. Failure to monitor such developments…

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ChipMOS Added to Russell Global Index

HSINCHU, Taiwan — ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (“ChipMOS” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: IMOS) today announced that it has been added to Russell Investments' Russell Global Index. Russell's U.S. equity Indexes are widely used as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. Membership is determined by objective rules, such as market capitalization rankings. S.J. Cheng,…

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Micrel Names David Schwartz VP

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Micrel Inc., (Nasdaq: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that Mr. David Schwartz, a veteran sales professional in the semiconductor industry, is joining Micrel as the Company's Vice President of World Wide Sales. He will report directly to Mr. Ray Zinn, president…

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Arrow Acquires Seed’s Distribution Business

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that the company has signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which Arrow will acquire all of the assets and operations of the distribution business of Seed International Ltd (“Seed”). Seed is a value-added distributor of embedded products with 14 offices across China. The company is primarily focused…

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Arrow Boosts Presence in China

{complink 453|Arrow Electronics Inc.} is significantly boosting its presence in China through the acquisition of Beijing-based Seed International Ltd., a leading distributor of {complink 5703|Texas Instruments Inc.} products with a specialty in digital signal processor technology. Seed, with estimated revenues of $90 million, is Arrow's most significant acquisition in China since its 1993 purchase of…

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E-Waste Export Bill Seeks to Boost US Jobs

Electronics is the fastest growing waste stream in the United States. Many companies tout their recycling efforts, but these often consist primarily of recovering the parts to melt down, resell, or reuse. Recycling advocates such as eSCO CEO Dewayne Burns believe loopholes in government policies discourage the ability to manage the waste stream responsibly. Each…

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Get the Most From Returns

Recently, high-tech manufacturers and service providers gathered at Interlog Summer 2011 in Los Angeles. This annual conference specifically focuses on the aftermarket and brings together after-sales service parts and reverse logistics professionals in high-tech industries to share their supply chain successes and challenges. Interlog provided the opportunity for companies to come together and discuss the…

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New Breed Logistics Opens Belfast Facility

HIGH POINT, N.C. — New Breed Logistics, a North Carolina-based provider of outsourced logistics services and supply chain consulting has announced the opening of a manufacturing support facility in Belfast, Northern Ireland to support assembly of the advanced composite wings for Bombardier's* new CSeries* aircraft. New Breed will provide services to Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast that…

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Micron Reports Q3

BOISE, Idaho — Micron Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq:MU) today announced results of operations for its third quarter of fiscal 2011, which ended June 2, 2011. For the third quarter, the company had net income attributable to Micron shareholders of $75 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, on net sales of $2.1 billion. The company's consolidated gross…

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Oracle: Overvalued Stocks Stump Acquisitions

{complink 4092|Oracle Corp.} executives believe technology stocks are overvalued, and as a result, the company won't be making acquisitions in the near future, unless it finds a jewel that meets its pricing conditions, according to Safra Catz, president and chief financial officer of the high-tech software and hardware manufacturer. Catz was responding to a question…

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